Pitzer College, Office of the Dean of Faculty

Position ID:Pitzer College-Office of the Dean of Faculty-VAPEWL [#18670]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / World Anglophone Literature
Appl Deadline:2021/06/21 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/05/20, listed until 2021/06/21)
Position Description:    

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Pitzer College invites applications for a one-year appointment for Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature beginning Fall 2021. Candidate will teach 5 classes, with at least 2 classes in American literature and 2 classes in Postcolonial Anglophone literature or Comparative Literature. Multicultural approaches are highly desired. A Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature or by time of appointment is preferred but we will consider ABD candidates. Recent doctoral graduates preferred. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and teaching.

Materials to be included with the application: 1. Curriculum Vita 2. Names and contact information for two references 3. Cover letter explaining their teaching and research interests 4. Detailed 1-2 paragraph descriptions of 5 courses that they plan to offer at Pitzer in 2020-21. The courses should be a mixture of introductory and advanced courses in the following areas: • two American literature courses with a multicultural approach and • two courses in Postcolonial Anglophone literature or Comparative literature • one course in American literature, Postcolonial Anglophone literature, Comparative literature, literature in translation, or a similar area. 5. Representative recent teaching evaluations 6. A Statement of Teaching Philosophy 7. A Diversity Statement Pitzer College is a liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition and commitment to social justice, one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges Consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to build a diverse academic community and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Pitzer College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented groups.

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by June 21, 2021.

Questions may be directed to facultyjobs@pitzer.edu

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Further Info:
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Claremont, CA

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