Humanities, 300 E College Av, Eureka, IL 61530

Visiting Assistant Professor of American Literature
Position— a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of American Literature starting Fall 2015. The successful candidate may also be eligible to apply for a possible tenure track position that is pending approval to begin Fall of 2016.

The College— Eureka is a small residential liberal arts college located in rural Illinois. Eureka currently has almost 700 students enrolled in 30 degree programs. It is associated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). For more information about the College, please visit

Position Requirements: Eureka College invites applications for a one-year appointment in American Literature; specialization in an area before the 19th century is preferred. The normal teaching load is four courses (12 semester hours) per semester. All department members are expected to teach up to half of their load in freshman and junior composition courses. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. by August 15, 2015; teaching experience at a residential liberal arts college preferred. For more details about the position, see the posting on the College website “employment” section.

Applications Materials— Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements which address your approach to teaching in a liberal-arts environment and your expectations for further scholarly research and development, and have three letters of reference sent to (please put “American Literature Position” in subject heading). Questions about the position should be directed to the Provost Office, at

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.