Shakespeare Association of America
 

Teaching Positions

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of English, University of Nevada Las Vegas: The Department of English at UNLV seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Early Modern Literature with emphasis in Shakespeare Studies. Appointment will begin in Fall 2019, and applicants must have Ph.D. in English or a related field by time of appointment. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization and other literature courses required for the major. Though they invite applications from candidates with expertise in any subfield, they are especially interested in strengths in one or more of the following areas: critical race studies, gender and sexuality, digital humanities, postcolonial studies, and global Shakespeares. For more information, please view the position description. (Posted 8 November 2018)
  • Assistant Professor of Shakespeare, Qatar University: The Department of English Literature and Linguistics ifacultynvites applications for an Assistant Professor of English Literature from candidates with specialization in Shakespeare. In addition to teaching introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses, the candidate will be expected to carry out excellent scholarly research, and contribute to the enhancement of the Department, College and University. For more information, please view the position description. Benefits include a three-year renewable contract, tax-free salary, and furnished accommodations. To apply, please email the required materials to rgriffin@qu.edu.qa. (Posted 15 November 2017)

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English, University of Central Oklahoma: This position is full-time, tenure-track position. The department load is 12 credit-hours per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Modern British literature and first-year English composition courses. Additional responsibilities will include mentoring graduate students, serving on master’s thesis committees, participating in student recruitment and advisement, actively pursuing a substantive agenda for scholarly/creative work, and serving on department, college, and university committees. A Ph.D. in English in hand by August 1, 2018, with a specialization in Early Modern British literature. An active research agenda, a commitment to high quality teaching, and dedication to service to the department, college, university, profession, and community. Apply online. Preference Date: 1/2/2018. (Posted 7 November 2017)

  • Assistant Professor, Renaissance and Medieval Literature, California State University, East Bay: The Department of English at California State University, East Bay invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Renaissance and Medieval literature. Appointment begins fall 2018. Earned Ph.D. in English (or Literature) at time of appointment. Evidence of scholarship pertaining to Medieval and Renaissance literature, with specialization in Shakespeare. Candidates who engage with issues of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and who bring global approaches to their teaching and scholarship are preferred. Secondary emphasis in one or more of the following: composition and rhetoric, digital humanities, general education, global literature, or teacher preparation. Review of materials will begin October 1, 2017. Position open until filled. To apply, please go to Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/41998). (Posted 6 September 2017)

  • Professor, Early Modern Literatures in English, University of Zurich: The candidate’s research and teaching will place a focus on Early Modern English Literatures (1500–1750) in their entire theoretical and methodological range. Special emphasis will be placed on ques­tions pertaining to the cultural afterlife of the Renaissance in subsequent centuries. A further area of research specialization should be in drama and intermediality; another possible specialty could be processes of transatlantic cultural exchange during this period. The position should be filled by August 1, 2019. The closing date for applications is October 1, 2017. Details on the application procedure are available here and on www.phil.uzh.ch/jobs.html. For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen (bronfen@es.uzh.ch). (Posted 10 August 2017)

  • Assistant Professor, Early Modern Literature with Emphasis on Shakespeare and Drama, University of Toronto: The Department of English at the University of Toronto, St George campus, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment beginning on July 1, 2018. Applicants must have a PhD in English or appropriate field by date of appointment, or shortly thereafter, and an emerging international reputation. The successful candidate must display evidence of excellence in both research and teaching. Candidates must apply online by October 16, 2017. Contact careers.english@utoronto.ca for questions. (Posted 26 July 2017)

  • Part-time Faculty, Early Modern English, Syracuse University: The English Department at Syracuse University seeks applications from candidates to teach one upper level undergraduate course in Early Modern English. This is a part-time position for the fall semester. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in English or a related field. For more information and to apply, visit www.sujobopps.com. (Posted 15 June 2017)

  • Assistant Professor of English, Early Modern British Literature, The College of St. Scholastica: The English Department of the College of St. Scholastica invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor, with expertise in Shakespeare and Early Modern British literature. Secondary specialties might include World Drama. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. Teaching responsibilities consist of a 3/3 load: the typical semester load would consist of a course for majors, a general education literature course, and a writing course (first-year composition or management writing). For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. (Posted 15 January 2017)

  • Assistant or Associate Professor of English, West Texas A&M University: Candidates should have research specialty in Shakespeare and teaching competence in Medieval and Renaissance periods. Teaching responsibilities include university core classes, upper-division courses in Shakespeare and British literature, and graduate seminars. Send letter, c.v., writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and letters of recommendation to Alex Hunt, Department of English, Philosophy, and Modern Languages, West Texas A&M Univ. Box 60908, Canyon, TX 79016. Review of applications commences Nov. 1; position open until filled.

  • Tenure-Eligible Assistant Professor of Shakespeare & Early Modern English Literature, Virginia Commonwealth University: The Department of English at Virginia Commonwealth University seeks a tenure-eligible assistant professor in early modern (or Renaissance) English literature and culture, with a primary focus on Shakespeare. Candidates must apply online by 11/16/2016. Please submit a cover letter, CV, and writing sample (not to exceed 7500 words), and 3 confidential letters of reference.

  • Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University: The Department of English at Texas Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in Shakespeare and Renaissance drama. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates can apply online , Requisition ID number 9061BR. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement.

  • Assistant Professor in Early Modern/Renaissance Drama, SUNY Binghamton: The English Department at Binghamton University invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in early modern/Renaissance drama, including Shakespeare. Send application materials online by November 22. Application files should include a letter outlining qualification for this position; a CV; a dossier including at least three letters of reference; and a writing sample of 15-20 pages.

  • Assistant Professor of Literature, Hamilton College: The Literature and Creative Writing Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to teach dramatic literature, with a specialization in Shakespeare, and related courses in literature/film. By November 14, 2016, please send a vita, letter of application, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (at least 10 pages) as pdf files online.

  • Assistant Professor in Shakespeare and the Long Eighteenth Century, Qatar University: The Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English Literature from candidates with specialization in Shakespeare and the Long Eighteenth Century. Click here to apply.

  • Assistant Professor of English, Central College: Tenure-line assistant professor position in the English Department beginning August 2017 with responsibility for teaching Shakespeare in a liberal arts context, as well as other courses in British literature and drama. For a complete position description and to apply for this position click here.

  • Assistant or Associate Professor of English, College of St. Scholastica: The English Department of the College of St. Scholastica invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure track, with expertise in Shakespeare and Early Modern British literature. Apply online. Please send job letter and CV.

  • Assistant Professor of English, College of Charleston: College of Charleston welcomes applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Early Modern Literature with an emphasis on Shakespeare and drama. Submit cover letter, cv, statement of teaching philosophy, current transcript, and three letters of recommendation online by December 1.

  • Visiting Faculty Positions, Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University: Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University in Beijing seeks to recruit Visiting Faculty from the world’s leading universities and institutions for the 2017-18 academic year. For more information click here.