Colgate University

Visiting Assistant Professor of English in Early Modern Poetry (One Year)

The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in early modern poetry, beginning fall semester 2020. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The teaching assignment of five courses will include our introductory-level course in British poetry and an intermediate-level course in Milton. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to Colgate’s Core Curriculum. Please submit letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of reference through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their letter of application how their approach to teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on April 17, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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