Colorado College

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Modern British Literature

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Modern British Literature

Is this a tenure track position?


Position Status: Full-time 1 Year

Position Summary:

The Department of English at Colorado College seeks a one-year visiting assistant professor or lecturer in modern British literature. Applicants should be prepared to teach a range of courses featuring key works and authors within a broad liberal arts curriculum. We welcome those applicants with a subspecialization in one or more of the following areas: Irish, Scottish or Welsh literature, twentieth-century and/or contemporary poetry and prose, LGBTQ studies, or disability studies. Applicants should have undergraduate classroom teaching experience and Ph.D. in hand by August 2018, and should demonstrate experience and effectiveness in teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of classes, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.
Colorado College is a distinguished liberal arts college with a history of innovative and interdisciplinary teaching.

Please contact Professor David Mason, Chair, Department of English, at if you have any questions or would like more information about the position.

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Colorado College is committed to increasing the diversity of the College community and curriculum; candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply and to identify themselves and their relevant experience. Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices. For more information about Colorado College, see

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in English or related field (ABD will be considered).

Job Open Date: 1/22/2018

Job Close Date: 2/23/2018

Open until filled?


Special Instructions to applicants:

Applications should be submitted by February 23, 2018, and should include: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vita, 3) teaching statement, 4) dissertation abstract, and 5) writing sample.

All applicants need to list at least three references to submit letters of recommendation. The application site will send emails to references with instructions for electronic submission.

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Contact Information

David Mason, Department Chair