Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Media Studies
The College of Wooster seeks a one-year joint position in the
Departments of English and Communication. Expertise in
transnational American literary and cultural studies, with
specialty in global media—digital, cinematic, and/or journalistic.
We welcome engagement with issues of race and ethnicity, gender and
sexuality, or environmental studies. Must be qualified to teach
writing at all levels and courses in textual and cultural
interpretation. The 3/3 course load includes introductory through
advanced offerings within the departments; one course credit may be
devoted to advising five theses in the College’s signature Senior
Independent Study program. Ph.D. required.
The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (20%
domestic students of color and 11% international students);
applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts. teaching
statement, research statement, writing sample of 25 pages or less,
diversity statement, and three reference letters through Interfolio
by February 12, 2018. The diversity statement should detail how the
applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of
diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus
and in the broader community. Interfolio accounts are free to
applicants – simply press “apply”. Questions should be address to
the Search Chair: Nancy Grace, Department of English, The College
of Wooster, 1189 Beall Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691.
The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal
arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate
education. The College values diversity, strives to attract
qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals
belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure
diversity by its policy of making appointments without regard to
age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or
political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to
federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to
work in the Unites States as required by the Immigration Reform and
Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.
Location/Region: Wooster, OH (US - 44691)