DePauw University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, 19th and early 20th-century British Literature

The Department of English at DePauw University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in 19th- and early 20th-Century British Literature, beginning August 2020. Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered with initial appointment as instructor. A commitment to inclusive undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting is essential. Teaching will include introductory and advanced courses in the long nineteenth century (1790-1914), as well as courses in world literature and film. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduates.

DePauw is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts university dedicated to educating 2,100 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, DePauw is a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including pre-tenure leaves, sabbaticals, and internal grant funding for professional and curriculum development.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 4 will receive full consideration. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Please submit application dossier through Interfolio. The application should include a cover letter describing your qualifications and teaching and research interests, CV, transcript, and a teaching philosophy describing your approach to diversity and equity at a liberal arts college. Additional supporting documents may be requested after an initial application review (e.g., evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations), three confidential letters of recommendation, and a writing sample). Please contact David Alvarez, English Department Chair, at, with any questions.

DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.