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Full Professor, Middle English

The University of Notre Dame Department of English invites applications for a tenured position in Middle English literature at the rank of full professor. Exceptional scholar-teachers working in any area of Middle English literary studies are invited to apply. An established record of mentoring and supervising graduate students is highly desirable. The study of medieval literature is fundamental to Notre Dame’s vision of an English department strongly committed to engaging multiethnic, international, and interdisciplinary approaches to texts and criticism. The University houses a thriving community of medievalists attached to the globally renowned Medieval Institute, with which the successful candidate will be affiliated. Please apply (after September 1) at Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct any preliminary inquiries about this position to Jesse Lander,, department chair.


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