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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

College of the Holy Cross Invites Applications for a Tenure-track Position in Multi-Ethnic Literatures

The Department of English at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment in Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States, with a specialization in Latino/a literature and an emphasis on poetry or drama preferred. Ph.D. in hand is required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as well as scholarly achievement. Applications are due November 1.

During a typical academic year, teaching responsibilities would include two introductory courses on literary genres; one intermediate survey of American literature; and two courses in Latino/a literature. The appointment will begin in August 2014. This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. We invite candidates to learn more about our department at http://academics.holycross.edu/english/. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013.
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interest, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/22630. Questions about the position may be addressed to Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, Acting Chair, Department of English, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.