Assistant Professor of Fantasy/SF:

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Fantasy/SF position to begin August 2020. Candidates must have teaching and research interests in Fantasy literature and/or Science Fiction, preferably the former.  Special consideration will be given to candidates who also have research interests in nineteenth-century British literature.  Candidates with other secondary fields (Medieval literature, Renaissance literature) will also be considered. This position is contingent on funding.

The hired candidate will teach primarily on the Boca Raton campus, with the possibility of a minor assignment on the Davie campus.  We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service.

Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule.  There will be the opportunity to teach and mentor students in the Department’s MA and MFA programs, as well as in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters’ interdisciplinary PhD. program, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies’ MA and undergraduate program, and other interdisciplinary programs within the College.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD. from an accredited institution in English or Comparative Literature, or related field, at time of appointment.

Publication record in field preferred and relevant teaching experience at the college level.

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