Human Resources

Visiting Assistant Professor, English Literature (1 Year Term)




The English department at Ursinus College seeks a one-year appointment for a Visiting Assistant Professor of English literature. The successful candidate will specialize in British literatures post-1800. A sub-specialization in Environmental Studies is preferred, though we will also consider experience in other cross-disciplinary areas (such as disability studies).


The appointment, beginning August 2024, carries a 3/3 teaching load and a serious commitment to undergraduate teaching. Responsibilities include upper- and lower-division classes in the English department and a section of our college-wide, first-year seminar, the Common Intellectual Experience. We seek candidates who are comfortable with student-centered learning and able to work closely with students on independent projects.

Requirements and Qualifications

 Ph.D. in hand or expected by Fall 2024.

Anticipated Start Date

Fall 2024


Applicants should submit a cover letter and a CV. All application materials should be uploaded to Review of applications will start February 23rd and continue until the position is filled.

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