Assistant Professor in American Literature (1900-1960)

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position in English beginning in fall of 2013.

Haverford College is seeking an Assistant Professor in American Literature (1900-1960) for a tenure-track position in the Department of English beginning in fall of 2013. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. Applicants must have proven record of excellence in teaching and scholarship and be qualified to offer courses at all levels. We are seeking a scholar of American modernism whose research is in conversation with visual media. We welcome candidates who engage trans-Atlantic and inter-American approaches, as well as those who might contribute to interdisciplinary programs such as Africana Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Environmental Studies, or Peace, Justice, and Human Rights. Send letter of application, CV, one writing sample, and three letters of recommendation by November 1st to Search Administrative Assistant Corrinne Fahl ( Haverford is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion, social justice, peacemaking and conflict resolution.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

In keeping with Haverford College's long-standing policy of non-discrimination, the Board of Managers of Haverford College has established a program of affirmative action. The goal of this program is to attract and retain staff of high quality and diverse backgrounds and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. In accordance with the Affirmative Action Policy, the College recruits persons in these protected categories as candidates for Haverford positions that become available. The results of the hiring process are reviewed regularly by the Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) to make certain these goals are being met.

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