The Department of English and Comparative Literature is seeking a candidate prepared to teach undergraduates in both English and Theatre and graduate students working on both scholarly and creative projects. The position provides a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary work across the College of Arts and Sciences and the College-Conservatory of Music, particularly on programming funded by the Helen Weinberger Center for the Study of Drama and Playwriting.
We are interested in all areas of modern and contemporary drama/performance scholarship, with a preference for those working in one or more of the following areas: African American, Asian American, and/or Latinx drama and performance; queer theory; and digital humanities. Experience with playwriting, performance and/or production would also be a plus. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching required. The normal teaching load is 2 courses per semester.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD must be completed before the August 15, 2018 starting date.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Create an Applicant Profile at http://jobs.uc.edu and upload your CV/Resume to the profile. Apply to Requisition # 23043 and under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application upload your cover letter and a one page diversity and inclusion statement summarizing your contributions or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion as they relate to teaching, research, and/or mentoring by Nov. 15, 2017. Address your cover letter to Leah Stewart, Head, Dept. of English, University of Cincinnati, ML 0069, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0069. Reference letters, writing samples and a statement of teaching philosophy will be requested from finalists.
We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University of Cincinnati values diverse perspectives and we strongly encourage women, racial/ethnic/gender minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply. UC is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and is dedicated to work-life integration.
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