Barnard College — Assistant Professor of English

Barnard College seeks an entry-level Assistant Professor specializing in nineteenth-century poetry and prose. We expect that candidates will have the PhD. in hand by the time of employment. The appointment is to begin on 1 July 2018.

Research and teaching interests in all areas of the field will be considered but we are especially interested in candidates who specialize in transatlantic studies; literature in the context of Britain’s global empire; writing by women; sexuality and gender; the physical culture of texts and related issues of reception; children’s and young adult literature; emerging trends in poetry, prose, and fiction; law and literature; literature and the history of science; nineteenth-century poetics including prosody and voicing; and other interdisciplinary scholarly and critical approaches that engage discourses of gender, race, and class. The strongest candidates will be prepared to teach the Junior Colloquium in the Enlightenment.

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage women and candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please submit application, CV and cover letter by October 15, 2017 to: