Shakespeare Electronic Conference, SHK 7.0685. Friday, 20 September 1996.
From: James Harner <
Date: Friday, 20 Sep 1996 9:32:11 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: Shakespeare Position Announcement
Subject to budgetary approval, the English Department at Texas A&M will hire,
for Fall 1997, a tenure-track assistant professor who can teach Shakespeare in
a large-enrollment introductory course, in a small-group honors section, in an
advanced undergraduate English majors course, and in a grad- uate seminar. In
addition, the person we hire will have the opportunity to assume, eventually,
an editorial role with the annual World Shakespeare Bibliography (Shakespeare
Quarterly) and World Shakespeare Bibliography on CD-ROM (Cambridge UP).
Candidates must have a dissertation entirely--or VERY substantially--devoted to
The person we hire can expect strong support for his/her research program. The
extensive working library of the World Shakespeare Bibliography includes
several thousand theater programs and related materials, thousands of offprints
and copies of articles, and full runs of both standard and obscure periodicals;
the University Library has made Shakespeare a major focus of its collection
development program; and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center is a short
Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by August 1997 and demonstrate a strong
commitment to excellence in teaching and research; preference will be given to
those with publications on Shakespeare.
Prospective candidates can find out more about the department by visiting our
website at http://www- english.tamu.edu.
Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae-- postmarked by 5
November--to James L. Harner, Search Committee Chair, Department of English,
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4227. Interviews will be
conducted at the MLA convention. Texas A&M University, an AA/EEO employer,
encourages applications from women and minority candidates.