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Assistant Professor of English - Medieval Literature (Job Search Status: Currently Accepting Resumes)

The Department of English at Mount St. Mary's University seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) beginning August 2014. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and research in Medieval Literature, with an ability to teach Chaucer and History of the English Language. The department seeks a colleague who will be able to contribute to the English major and to the Veritas Program, the university's common liberal arts curriculum that includes interdisciplinary courses in Western Civilization. Courses will include Origins of the West, Imagination and Invention, and Veritas Symposium. Successful candidates will share our commitment to the dignity and solidarity of all persons and the value of intercultural understanding. Ph.D. is expected; ABD candidates will also be considered with a completion date no later than 1 August 2014.

Mount St. Mary's University, the second oldest Catholic university in America, seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the University's Catholic liberal arts mission, how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition, or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. Please send letter, philosophy of teaching, vita, and three letters of recommendation to or to the following address:

Joshua Hochschild, Dean
College of Liberal Arts
English Medieval Literature Search
Mount St. Mary's University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Application review will begin on October 15. Applications received by this time will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

The Mount is a comprehensive, nationally recognized Catholic university, where Faith, Discovery, Leadership, and Community describe our collective calling and promise. The University enrolls 2,300 students and has a 14:1 student to faculty ratio. We seek to build an inclusive faculty that can engage the interests of an increasingly diverse student population; we welcome applications from minority candidates.


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