CUNY Assistant Professor - Seventeenth Century British Literature (English) in New York, New York


The Department of English seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track position in 17th century British Literature, including its cultural, intellectual, and political contexts, domestic and/or transatlantic. The preferred candidate would bridge the department's current strengths in the English Renaissance and in eighteenth-century British literature, and be qualified to teach 17th century non-dramatic literature, in particular Milton, as well as non-specialized courses such as historical surveys of British literature. Research or teaching experience in the digital humanities is also welcome.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Review of resumes begins on October 20, 2016; to ensure consideration, please apply by December 5, 2016.


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Location: Baruch College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Seventeenth Century British Literature (English)

Job ID: 15698

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular