Assistant Professor of English

Date Posted
August 28, 2018
Job Description

Denison University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in Asian American or Latinx literature to begin in the fall of 2019. The yearly 3/2 teaching assignment will typically include survey-level courses, first-year writing courses, and advanced courses of the candidate’s design. Candidates are expected to be engaged teachers who can maintain a productive research program and contribute actively to the English Department and the college. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. In your cover letter, please address your potential to foster diverse perspectives among students, faculty, and the campus community. Preference will be given to candidates who will complete the Ph.D. by August 15, 2019.

Denison University is a highly selective, residential liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. The college offers generous annual professional development funds, including competitive professional-development funding, pre-tenure research leave after a successful third-year review, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, as well as workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, color, gender identity and or expression, sexual orientation, family configuration, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, national origin, age, or military status. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison please see our Diversity Guide at

Please submit a letter of interest, c.v., three reference letters, and a writing sample (maximum 20 pages) at by 15 October 2018. We will conduct Skype interviews in early December.

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