Tenure-Track Position: Adolescent Literature

jackie e stallcup jstallcup at juno.com
Mon Nov 10 13:37:21 EST 2003

Hi everyone--

I apologize for cross-posting, but the deadline for this position is
quickly approaching, and I wanted to get the word out as widely as
possible.  Please pass this information along to anyone who might be


Jackie Stallcup

Northridge, California 91330
Department: English						
Effective Date of Appointment:  Fall, 2004 						
Rank:	Assistant Professor, Tenure Track			
Salary:  $43,632-55,008 (pending budgetary approval)
Position Number 04-20

Adolescent Literature

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a PhD in English, or a related
field, with degree awarded prior to August 20, 2004, with specialization
in Adolescent/Young Adult Literature.  Evidence of teaching effectiveness
required.  Evidence of potential for successful research, publication,
and other scholarly and professional activities required.  Publication in
area of specialization is desirable.  

For all of its positions, the Department of English seeks candidates who
can teach in diverse areas within its course offerings, which include
children’s literature, studies in poetry, interdisciplinary studies,
literary theory, feminist literary studies, teacher preparation courses,
and composition and rhetorical theory.  Candidates should expect to teach
General Education courses (e.g. Introduction to Literature) as well as
graduate and undergraduate courses in her or his specialization.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working with a racially,
ethnically, and culturally diverse student population.  Individuals from
racial and ethnic minority and other underrepresented groups are
encouraged to apply.  At the time of appointment, the successful
applicant, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from
Immigration and Naturalization Services to work within the United States.

Responsibilities:  The University especially seeks individuals who will
contribute to both their chosen disciplines and the University’s
commitment to teacher preparation and general education.  All faculty are
expected to serve on departmental and/or university committees and to
advise students.  The standard teaching load at Northridge is 12 units
per semester, although reassigned time may be available for research
and/or curriculum development.

Application Deadline:  Primary consideration will be given to
applications received by November 14, 2003.  Selected applicants will be
interviewed at MLA.

Send letter of application, brief writing sample, and dossier (with at
least three letters of recommendation) to:

Search and Screen Committee
Department of English
California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA  91330-8248
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Valley, a suburb with a multi-ethnic population of over one million
people. The University enrolls approximately 32,000 students (24,000 FTEs
and one-half ethnic minorities), served by 2,000 faculty. Eight Colleges
offer baccalaureate degrees in 50 disciplines, master’s degrees in 41
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contact the Center on Disabilities, (818) 677-2578.

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