Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Washington (

The Department of English at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position of Middle English literature and culture at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The Department particularly welcomes scholars with expertise in Digital Humanities and Textual Studies to build on existing strengths in these areas across our campus. Candidates should demonstrate a sustained commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, scholarly research, departmental and college service, and student advising.  As a public institution, the University of Washington seeks candidates committed to working with diverse student and community populations; therefore, applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent how their scholarship, teaching, and service contribute to diverse communities.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, or foreign equivalent, by the start of the appointment.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.  Please submit letter of application, C.V., dissertation abstract, teaching portfolio, three letters of recommendation, and writing sample via Interfolio (  This position has an anticipated start date of Autumn 2016, and will have a 9-month service period.  Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2015.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Please direct inquiries to Brian Reed, Department Chair, at



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