English and Film Studies - Tenure Track - 2014-15
The Department of English at St. Olaf College seeks a tenure-track assistant professor eager to work in an interdisciplinary environment, develop a new film studies curriculum, and address film studies in a liberal arts context that values excellence in teaching. The candidate will have a six-course teaching load in the Media and Film Studies program, the English Department, and First-Year Writing. Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory film courses, film history, film and media theory, and film genres. Candidates could teach English department courses on topics such as literature and film, visual narrative, and film/literary theory. The first-year writing seminar is on a topic of the instructor’s choice. Completed Ph.D. by August 15, 2014 strongly preferred.
Applicants must submit materials online at http://wp.stolaf.edu/hr/jobs/. For the preliminary screening, the following materials are required: a cover letter, vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names and email addresses for three references (St. Olaf will immediately solicit the letters once you submit your application). To ensure consideration for an MLA interview, these materials must be received no later than October 18, 2013. General inquiries may be directed to Professor Diana Postlethwaite, Chair of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not send application materials to this email address. This email should be used only for general inquiries. All application materials must be submitted online through http://wp.stolaf.edu/hr/jobs/.Recognized as one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 35 miles south of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. It is a co-educational, residential institution, enrolling about 3,000 students from 43 states and 19 countries. A liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), St. Olaf College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity in its students, faculty, and staff. The college is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our community through their work and service.
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