Department of Humanities
Assistant Professor Multi-Ethnic American Literature

Job Details:
The Humanities Department at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, the fastest growing university of the UW-system, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in American multi-ethnic literature to start August 15, 2013. Our new colleague will join a large, vibrant program with strengths in professional and creative writing, English education, and literature.

Ph. D. in English, American Studies, or related field required - PhD must be completed by Aug. 2013. Emphasis in Native American, African-American, Latino/a and/or Asian-American literature required, as well as the ability to teach in more than one of these areas. College level teaching experience required, including experience teaching first-year composition.

Teach four courses per semester, including 2 sections of composition, and advise students.

To Apply:
To apply, submit an electronic application that includes a letter of application, which addresses all the requirements of the position; a statement describing your experience working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and a curriculum vitae, which includes contact information for three references online.

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To Ensure Consideration:
Review of applications will begin January 30, 2013.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.

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