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Job ID: 18/19 AH 05
Appointment Type:
Time Base:
Date Posted:
November 9, 2017
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Benefits Link:
Faculty (Unit 3)
Link to Apply Online:
Campus Employment Homepage:
Position: Assistant Professor of English (Modern British Literature)

Type: Tenure-track / Probationary
Academic Year: 2018 / 2019
Available: August 2018

Location: Department of English (10 HOB)
School of Arts and Humanities
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022
Contact: Dr. Steven Frye
Chair, Modern British Literature Search and Screening Committee
Email: I Phone: (661) 654-2848

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Modern British Literature. A secondary field in Postcolonial Studies and Irish Literature desirable.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his or her field of study and departmental service courses. In addition, candidates should also be prepared to engage in distance/online instruction. Candidates will also be expected to participate in appropriate levels of service to the department, school, the university, and the profession.

Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Mandated Reporter: The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. CSUB offers a generous benefit package (e.g., excellent health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits.)

Application: The complete application package must include 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae with evidence of a clear research program leading to publication, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, and 4) three letters of recommendation. Send the completed application package to the contact person and the location address listed above.

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California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, or covered veterans’ status.