Visiting Professorship of British Literature

Connecticut (US)
30 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lynn Wood Neag Distinguished Visiting Professorship of British Literature, English Department; University of Connecticut.

The English Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for the Lynn Wood Neag Distinguished Professorship of British Literature. The appointment for this one-term visiting professorship is for the spring semester 2018 (January 16-May 5).  The applicant should specialize in some area of British Literature and be an established scholar from a British university; preferred, but not required, are scholars who are (1) of Scottish descent, (2) employed by a university within Scotland, or (3) in some way focused on areas of Scottish study.

The Neag professor will teach two courses—one undergraduate and one graduate—and will present one public lecture.  Generous compensation suitable to a professorship in the United States, sufficient to cover housing and transportation.  Please send a letter and c.v. to Robert Hasenfratz, Department Head, Department of English, Neag, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025, Storrs, CT  06269-4025 or email your letter and c.v. to by February 1, 2017.  Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  The University of Connecticut is conveniently located 141 miles from New York City to the southwest and 100 miles from Boston to the northeast.  For more information about the University of Connecticut, please go to our website at


Note: All applications to be sent via email or postal service