Faculty Openings : The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Associate Professor - Early American Literature - Tenured
The Department of English at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenured Associate professor position in American literature before 1865, with specialization in poetry. The successful candidate must have a strong record of scholarly research and publication, and effective teaching and supervision at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The Department of English is a large and robust department with doctoral programs in English and American Literature, Literature and Creative Writing, a graduate concentration in Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy, and a distinguished M.F.A. program in Creative Writing. In addition to the Department’s strengths in American literature, and its interest in transnational literature and translation studies, the University of Houston’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers programs in African American Studies, Mexican American Studies, and American Cultures, and it houses the Center for the Americas.
The University of Houston is the premier tier-one public doctoral institution in the nation’s fourth largest city; the University is recognized as having one of the most diverse student bodies in a research-one institution.
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and dossier, including three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than twenty (20) pages to
Professor Wyman H. Herendeen
Chair, Department of English
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-3013
Review of applications will begin on 15 November, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.