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Assistant Professor of English


Trinity in Washington, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, seeks an experienced English faculty member to teach African American literature and/or the literature of the African diaspora.  The position, an Assistant Professor of English, will involve working with a dynamic faculty dedicated to excellence in learning and teaching for students in the University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Trinity’s historic college for women.  This is a non-tenure track position with the possibility of renewal, with a start date of August 2013.

The successful candidate will have experience teaching both literature and composition to undergraduates, ideally in a liberal arts setting that is part of a highly diverse learning and teaching environment.   The candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in English with a focus on African-American literature or the literature of the African diaspora.  Dedication to vibrant teaching with an emphasis on excellent pedagogy and an awareness of how new modes of teaching and learning inform the classroom are essential.

Candidates should submit official transcripts for all degrees earned, sample course syllabi, course evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a brief writing sample along with a letter of application and a curriculum vitae to:  Please include “Assistant Professor of English: [candidate’s last name]” in the subject line.

Review of applications will continue until an appointment is made.

Trinity is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

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