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TT position in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature at U of Iceland

The Department of English at the University of Iceland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature.

The successful applicant will contribute to a survey of British literature (1603-1789) as well as to undergraduate and postgraduate elective courses on Restoration and eighteenth-century literature, the rise of the novel, literature of the Enlightenment, and also potentially classes on transatlantic, global Anglophone, Irish, and/or North American literature. The successful applicant will also supervise B.A. essays and M.A. and Ph.D. theses in English Literature. Teaching is in English and therefore near-native proficiency in English is required. Most compulsory courses are taught by distance as well as on-site, so the successful applicant must be willing and able to participate in distance teaching. The teaching load will typically fall in the range of 2-2, but this can vary based on enrollment numbers, administrative duties, and research productivity. Qualification requirements

  • A completed Ph.D. in English literature in the field of restoration and eighteenth-century literature. Please note: ABDs will not meet the qualification requirements

  • Secondary interests in transatlantic studies, global Anglophone literature, Irish literature, and/or North American literature may be an advantage.

  • Research activity in the field of study and publications, as well as a clear vision for future research

  • University teaching experience is desired

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

  • Command of Icelandic is an advantage

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated interest in digital humanities is an advantage

... Further information For further information, contact Gregory Phipps, Chair of the Department of English, at Oskar Einarsson, Director of Administration, at Application deadline The application deadline is March 1, 2021.

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