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Visiting Lecturer in English - Medieval or Early Modern English (#809)

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The Department of English at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer in either medieval or early modern literature with the ability to teach introductory courses in Medieval Literature and Shakespeare, to begin fall 2019. This is a one-year, non-renewable teaching position with a 3/2 teaching load.

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., two syllabi (one for an introductory course on Chaucer or Medieval literature and one for an introductory course on Shakespeare), an article-length writing sample, and three statements (1,500 words each) concerning research interests, teaching philosophy, and the mentoring of a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted. Submit your application by Friday, February 22nd to ensure full consideration. Please contact the English Department (english@mtholyoke.edu) with any questions.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.