Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

OUTSTANDING BENEFITS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. Low-cost health benefits, 8% 403b contribution, free tuition for you and your immediate family at hundreds of universities, generous holidays (20 days annually), PTO, and ½ day Fridays throughout the summer. Campus life is vibrant and offers free parking, on-site dining options, and fresh coffee at Tim Horton's, all in a beautiful park-like setting.

Niagara University is a liberal arts university, steeped in the Vincentian and Catholic traditions, with a total enrollment of nearly 4,300 students. Located just a few miles away from one of the world's premier tourism destinations, Niagara Falls, the university occupies a lovely campus overlooking the Niagara River gorge. Its close proximity to major cultural and business centers in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Toronto as well as the award-winning Niagara Wine Trail and several nearby cultural destinations make Niagara University an ideal place to work and live. If you'd like to know more, be sure to check out all of the NU Facts.

The English Department at Niagara University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position for an Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-century British Literature with expertise to offer additional courses in one or more of the following areas: 18th C or 20th C British literature; Literature for Children and Adolescents; Postcolonial Literary Studies or Comparative World Literatures.

We seek candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate education and excellence in teaching. Responsibilities include contributing to our general education course, Literary Perspectives, as well as teaching upper-level courses in the candidate's areas of specialization and interest. The position carries a 3/3 teaching load, in addition to advising majors; contributing to the department, University, and/or community service; and engaging in scholarship. The successful candidate may also contribute courses to the University's first-year social justice seminar. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three reference letters. Ph.D. expected by time of hire. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified professional educators regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation.

All newly hired employees must provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccination or submit their request for an exemption on religious or medical grounds within seven (7) calendar days from their employment start date.

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