UAF College of Liberal Arts Assistant Professor of English - British Literature

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  • Job Number:522314
  • Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
  • Grade:UNAC Grade 30
  • Work type:Faculty Full-time, Hybrid, On Campus
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF College of Liberal Arts
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position (nine-month appointment) at the level of Assistant Professor of 18th and 19th Century British Literature.

Duties:

1-70Teaching – Teach graduate-level and undergraduate-level courses in 18th Century British Literature; 19th Century British Literature; surveys of British Literature; undergraduate general education courses in literature and/or writing. Advise graduate students on theses; be involved in the preparation and administration of graduate exams.Essential
20Research/Creative Activity – Continued publication, plus engagement in other creative and scholarly activities.Essential
3-10Service – Service to the profession, the English Department, the College of Liberal Arts, UAF, the community, including community outreach.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Applicants must be able to teach 18th Century British Literature and 19th Century British Literature at the upper-division and graduate levels; teach survey courses in British literature; teach general education courses in literature and/or writing; and advise graduate students.
Typical Experience:
Evidence of successful teaching of 18th and 19th Century British Literature.
Required Education or Training:

PhD in English or Comparative Literature, with specialization in 18th and 19th Century British Literature, at time of appointment.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit:

  1. A cover letter

  2. Curriculum Vitae

  3. Transcripts (unofficial are accepted)

  4. Names of three professional references with phone and email contacts.

  5. Philosophy of teaching

  6. Research statement

  7. At least one sample (up to 25 pages) of peer-reviewed work published or accepted for publication

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time Sunday, January 15, 2023. An initial review will begin January 16, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.

*Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position (nine-month appointment) at the level of Assistant Professor of 18th and 19th Century British Literature beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year.  The successful applicant will be qualified to teach 18th Century British Literature and 19th Century British Literature at the upper-division and graduate levels; teach survey courses in British literature; teach general education courses in literature and/or writing; and advise graduate students.

We are especially interested in applicants who bring complementary areas of expertise that will diversify our course offerings.  Complementary areas of expertise that particularly interest the department are Environmental and climate literature; Indigenous literature; Black literature; Latinx literature; Asian-American literature; World literature, including African and Asian literature; postcolonial literature; LGBTQ+ literature.

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This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC).


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Ellen Cruse, CLA HR Coordinator, at ercruse@alaska.edu or 907-474-1134.

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