The Department of English & Creative Writing at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor with a specialty in Literature and Technology.
Review Date: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience.
Date of Appointment: August 26, 2013
Description of Responsibilities: Teach and advise in an innovative English program; develop curriculum in Literature and Technology at the undergraduate and master’s levels; maintain an ambitious program of scholarly research. We seek a teacher-scholar committed to exploring the emergence of different technologies and media forms, with particular attention to the formal and/or ideological aspects of 19th century British and/or American literature. Particular interests may also include a focus upon matters of gender, race, class, and sexuality; intellectual property, archives, digital humanities or new media studies. We would also be interested in candidates whose work focuses on the redeployment of 19th-century literary strategies in later times using a variety of established or emergent media. The position includes opportunities to work with thriving interdisciplinary programs, including Cinema and Screen Studies, Cognitive Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Linguistics, and Women’s Studies.