Colgate University, Department of English

Position ID:Colgate-Department of English-VAP [#18182]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in English (early poetry)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / British poetry
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/02/23, updated 2021/02/22, listed until 2021/04/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in poetry before 1800, beginning fall semester 2021. Teaching assignment of five courses will include our introductory course in British poetry. See course information here: The ability to offer a course in Milton is desirable. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum course Legacies of the Ancient World. Please submit letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of reference through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their letter of application how their approach to teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin April 2, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be held via remote technology. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
315 228 7262
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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