Pennsylvania State University, Comparative Literature amd English
Josephine Berry Weiss Chair in the Humanities and Professor/Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and English
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The College of the Liberal Arts at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a professor, or associate professor near promotion, for a tenured position with research interests in human rights and literature. The position includes a four-year appointment as the Josephine Berry Weiss Chair in the Humanities, a term chair that provides substantial resources to spend on programming and other initiatives in the candidate’s areas of expertise (a minimum of $125,000 over four years). Quality, originality, impact of research, and evidence of intellectual and institutional interest in program-building will be considered more highly than specific geographic or literary subfield. The successful candidate should be able to be jointly appointed in the Departments of Comparative Literature and English and hold an affiliation with the Rock Ethics Institute; affiliations with other relevant academic units (such as languages, area studies, women’s studies) are possible, depending on a candidate's interests. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, English, or a related field, and have professional qualifications in teaching, research, and service appropriate to a tenured position.
Screening of applications will begin December 1, 2012, although all applications will be considered until the search is concluded. To apply, send letter of application, CV, and names of three references electronically to http://www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/ Electronic submission is strongly preferred, but applications or nominations can also be sent to Weiss Search Committee, c/o Bonnie Rossman/Box M/ Department of Comparative Literature/429 Burrowes Building/The Pennsylvania State University/ University Park, PA 16802-6204, USA; or by FAX to Bonnie Rossman at (814) 863-8882.
For more information, please visit http://complit.la.psu.edu, http://english.la.psu.edu, and http://rockethics.psu.edu. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workplace.
Bonnie Rossman firstname.lastname@example.org
|Website:||http://complit.la.psu.edu http://english.la.psu.edu or http://rockethics.psu.edu|
|Secondary Categories:||Human Rights