Washington University of St. Louis Professor of English - Endowed Professorship - 39803 in St. Louis, Missouri

Essential Functions

The Department of English at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for the Lynne Cooper Harvey Chair. We are looking for a Full Professor in modern and contemporary global literatures in English, including American literatures in a transnational and/or hemispheric context. The position would begin in the fall semester of 2019. Duties include teaching, conducting research, writing for publication, advising students, participating in departmental governance and university service.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in English or a closely related field is required.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.


  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Spending Plan

  • Other Benefits

Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)

Applicant Special Instructions

Application materials—a letter of interest and a CV, including the names of three references—should be submitted.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Professor of English - Endowed Professorship - 39803

Job ID: 39803

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular