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Assistant Professor of Literary Studies (Job Posting)

The English Program at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana invites applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor of English with broad expertise in British literature to begin August 2023. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in Literature or be ABD and have completed their dissertation by the time of appointment. We seek a collaborative colleague with demonstrated excellence in teaching both literature and composition. Advising undergraduate students is required. The successful candidate will support and carry out the mission of the college as well as demonstrate a commitment to developing and enhancing a culture of rigor, excellence, and achievement.
The position requires a load of 12 credits each semester (4/4), for a total of 24 credit hours per academic year. Courses include surveys of British literature, upper-level courses in British literature, Studies in Shakespeare, literary criticism, and the first-year composition sequence. We especially welcome candidates with the ability to teach courses in the following areas: literature and the environment, travel literature, world fiction, and/or history and grammar of English. Salary is commensurate with experience. The English Program offers majors and minors in Literary Studies, English Education, and Creative Writing. Information about the English program is available at https://www.rocky.edu/english.
Questions should be directed to Assistant Professor of English Henrietta Goodman at henrietta.goodman@rocky.edu or Human Resources, at humanresources@rocky.edu. Review of applications will begin February 13, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, 403(b) retirement plan and tuition remission. Applicants must successfully complete a background check before hiring. Salary is commensurate with experience.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a syllabus for a survey course via email as a single PDF to jobs@rocky.edu. Also complete a Rocky Mountain College Faculty Employment Application.
Rocky Mountain College is a private, comprehensive baccalaureate college located in Billings, Montana with approximately 860 undergraduate students. The school is dedicated to academic excellence and transformational learning. Information about Rocky Mountain College can be found at https://www.rocky.edu/. Billings is the largest city in Montana. It is a growing community of about 125,000 people located along the Yellowstone River near the Beartooth Mountains and Yellowstone Park that serves as the center of culture, commerce, and health care for a multi-state region.