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Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Children’s/Young Adult Literature
Miami University, Oxford, OH, United States
Department: English
Division: Academic Affairs
Posting Date: 03/11/2018

Job Description Summary:

Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor in Children’s/Young Adult Literature with expertise in multiethnic children’s literature or children’s literature from a global perspective.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Teach a full load of courses in children’s literature, an introduction to literary & cultural studies, advanced composition, and other literature surveys as needed in area of expertise; and provide departmental committee and program service.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor), MA, MFA, or ABD (for appointment as Visiting Instructor) in English, Creative Writing or related field; record of scholarly achievement; demonstrated excellence in the teaching of literature.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach in the following areas: 17th-, 18th- or 19th-century British literature, Latinx literature, ethnic literatures, or children’s/young adult film.

Duration: 9 months

For Inquiries for Posting, Contact: Katie Johnson,

Date to Begin Screening: 03/19/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Other, Writing Sample

Special Instructions to Applicant: Teaching portfolio (submitted as “other” document) should include: teaching statement, course evaluations, and sample syllabi.

Online application:

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Children’s/Young Adult Literature at Miami University