Department of English, Ohio State University

Position ID:OSU-Department of English-AP [#7896]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Mansfield, Ohio 44906, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / 19th Century British Literature
Starting Date:2017/08/16
Appl Deadline:2016/10/31 finished (posted 2016/09/12, finished 2017/03/02, listed until 2017/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of English at the Ohio State University at Mansfield invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in nineteenth-century British literature beginning in Autumn 2017. Candidates who work on Romantic and/or Victorian literature are invited to apply, and a secondary specialization in poetry is especially welcome.

Teaching load for tenure-track faculty is typically 3/3 with reductions during the probationary period. Specific courses may include a late British literature survey, second-year writing courses, and lower- and upper-level literature courses in support of the English major. English faculty at Mansfield teach in a multi–disciplinary small-college environment but are integrated members of the Ohio State English Department, which includes faculty on all campuses.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2017. College teaching experience and evidence of scholarly promise are required. Desired qualifications include experience teaching members of underrepresented groups or first-generation students. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

Applicants should submit an initial letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials. Applications received prior to November 1, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Cynthia Callahan at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
The Ohio State University Mansfield
1760 University Drive
Mansfield, OH 44906

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