Shakespeare Association of America

Teaching Positions

  • Assistant Professor in English Literature, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY: St. John Fisher College, an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located in Rochester, New York, seeks nominations and applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in English literature with a primary focus on Shakespeare. Preference will be given to applicants whose work is informed by interdisciplinary approaches and/or postcolonial theory and who can teach courses in the College’s Core curriculum. An expertise in teaching film is also desirable. The position is available beginning August 2021. Learn more here. (Posted 11 December 2020)
  • Assistant Professor of Shakespeare and Early Modern Literatures, California State University, Los Angeles: The Department of English at California State University, Los Angeles is currently searching for an Assistant Professor of Shakespeare and Early Modern Literatures. Candidates should be able to work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in CSULA’s diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting and understand the University’s commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.  For more information, please see the position announcement. (Posted 30 October 2019)

  • Assistant Professor of English and Humanities, Reed College: Reed College seeks candidates for a tenure-track appointment in English and Humanities, beginning August 2020, preferably at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should specialize in Shakespeare and demonstrate competence in the broader fundamentals of dramatic form, theory, and history. The successful candidate will typically teach two courses each year on Shakespeare (introductory and advanced) in the English department, as well as a year-long interdisciplinary course pedagogically focused on the development of analytical and critical skills of first-year students. The teaching load will also include advising year-long senior theses. Above all, we seek candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and who are engaged in a lively and serious program of scholarship. Ph.D. is required at time of appointment. The Reed community believes cultural diversity to be essential to the excellence of our academic program. For more information, please view the position description. (Posted 16 August 2019)