Assistant Professor – English – Digital Humanities and Renaissance/Early Modern Literature (Tenure-Track)

Assistant Professor – English – Digital Humanities and Renaissance/Early Modern Literature (Tenure-Track)

The English department at Wagner College seeks a full-time, tenure track assistant professor in Digital Humanities and Renaissance/Early Modern Literature to start in the fall of 2022.

Wagner College prepares students for life, as well as for careers, by emphasizing scholarship, achievement, leadership, and citizenship. Wagner offers a comprehensive educational program that is anchored in the liberal arts, experiential and co-curricular learning, interculturalism, interdisciplinary studies, and service to society, and that is cultivated by a faculty dedicated to promoting individual expression, reflective practice, and integrative learning.

The successful candidate can expect to teach in Wagner College’s signature learning communities (The Wagner Plan), which take place at the first-year, intermediate, and senior levels. Most immediately, this position involves teaching in the College’s First-Year program in an interdisciplinary learning community that includes a composition component. Expected courses for the position may also include Introduction to Digital Humanities, the British Literature Survey, the Shakespeare Survey, and courses in the instructor’s area of expertise. Candidates will also be expected to participate in service to the college. The successful candidate will have the PhD in hand, at least three years of teaching experience, and significant publications. The teaching load is 3/3 per academic year.

Materials can be submitted via email to Alison Arant, Department Chair, at and should include a letter of application, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy that discusses the candidate’s development as a teacher and approach to teaching composition. Finalists will be asked to submit letters of recommendation, a writing sample, transcripts, and sample syllabi. For full consideration, application materials should be received by December 17, 2021.

Questions can be directed to Alison Arant at

Diversity Statement and Guiding Principles

Wagner College commits to fostering greater diversity, equity, and inclusion at every level of the institution. Furthermore, Wagner College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wagner College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.