Tenure-Track Faculty Position in English, Medieval British Literature

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
04 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area English

Position Description

The Department of English at Harvard University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment in Medieval British Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor, expected to be effective July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will have a record of publication and strong scholarly potential in any area of the field. Teaching areas include Old English, Middle English, Insular Multilingualism, and the History of the English Language.

assistant, faculty, tenure track
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

Fields: English, British, Medieval, Old English, Middle English, Insular Literatures, History of the Language

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in English or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications must be submitted no later than October 7, 2016

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
4. Research statement
5. Names and contact information of 3-5 references, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of reference once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted.
6. Sample of scholarly publication, 25-30 pp

Those in serious consideration for the position will be expected to submit in early November the entire dissertation or as much of it as is completed (or, alternatively, a book-length publication).

Contact Information

Tenure-Track Medievalist Search Administrator, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email acmcdon@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.