Page for academic positions in Anglophone and World Literature that begin in 2019-2020. Last year's page: Anglophone Literature 2018-2019

See also: English Literature 2019-2020

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RECENT ACTIVITY on Anglophone and World Literature 2019-2020 Wiki[edit | edit source]

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Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - 2019 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Ashoka University (IND:Hya) - Tenure/Tenure-Track faculty position in English (Rank Open), South Indian Literature[edit | edit source]

We are looking for active scholars and committed teachers at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels, who are engaged with one or more of the following fields:

1. Performance Studies and Drama

2. Digital Humanities

3. Critical and Literary Theory

4. South Indian Literatures (especially Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu)

Applications are welcomed from people working both in and out of the Anglophone world. Candidates should ideally be conversant with a broad sweep of literatures and theories. Classes to be offered include undergraduate gateway courses as well as upper-level and graduate seminars in individual areas of expertise. An active research profile in areas compatible with those listed above, as well as teaching experience pointing to a vibrant and dialogic classroom pedagogy will be welcome.

In addition to our popular undergraduate programme, we also have a growing graduate profile with our PhD in English already underway and our Master’s programme starting in 2020. Ashoka University is an equal opportunity employer, and will offer competitive compensation packages.

Applicants should have the PhD in hand at the time of joining Ashoka. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and three letters of reference.

For questions or more information please email jgharris@ashoka.edu.in

For full consideration all materials should be submitted at https://facultypositions.ashoka.edu.in/ by December 1, 2019.

Deadline: 31 October 2019 (Indian Standard Time, UTC+5)

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Brunel University London (UK:Eng) - TT Lecturer (Asst. Prof. equivalent) - Contemporary Literature, emphasis on World Lit[edit | edit source]

Location: Uxbridge (London) Salary: £39,511 to £50,843 per annum incl. London Allowance Full Time, Permanent

The Division of English & Creative Writing at Brunel is one of the highest rated in the UK. Situated within the Department of Arts & Humanities and the College of Business Arts & Social Sciences we pride ourselves on our forward-thinking approaches to teaching our international outlook and the excellence of our research.

Applications for this position are sought from candidates with research and teaching experience in the area of Contemporary Literature. Applicants with expertise in World Literatures in English are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Essential attributes include:

  • A doctoral degree in a relevant area or near completion of PhD
  • Excellent teaching skills evidenced through student results and feedback as well as an interest in innovative approaches to learning and assessment
  • The ability to plan curricula which will engage and inspire a diverse and international student cohort
  • Strong and coherent research plans coupled with a track record of publication with highly rated academic presses and in peer reviewed journals
  • Evidence of the ability to apply for and attract external research funding
  • The ability to formulate convincing impact plans for your research
  • A willingness to share in the work of the Division and Department by taking on administrative roles (such as admissions web or placements coordinator) as needed.

The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in at least one of the College research centres Entrepreneurship and Sustainability and Global Lives or a University Research Institute.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Jago Morrison Divisional Lead English & Creative Writing. Email: jago.morrison@brunel.ac.uk

Apply here (and find the full job description as a PDF)

Source (in English): Jobs.ac.uk

Deadline: 10 July 2019 (UK Time)

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California State Polytechnic University Pomona (USA:Ma) - Asst. Prof. Global Literatures[edit | edit source]

The Interdisciplinary General Education Department in the College of Education and Integrative Studies at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2020. The department seeks candidates specializing in Global Literatures.

We especially seek candidates whose research and teaching emphasizes:

  • Identifying pedagogical and curricular strategies for teaching literature with a global perspective and in a global context at the college level. 
  • Fostering interdisciplinary discourses on literatures of the world. 
  • A global approach to literatures of the world that values diverse traditions and challenges conventional paradigms.
  • A vision of global literature that contrasts with the exclusive mentality or modality of treating non-western literatures as lesser.

At Cal Poly Pomona, we cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. We demonstrate academic excellence through our student-centered teaching, learning, scholarship, and creative activities, which flourish in an evidence-based culture. Cal Poly Pomona is committed serving as the model for an inclusive polytechnic university that inspires creativity and innovation, embraces local and global challenges, and transforms lives.

The Position:  The Interdisciplinary General Education Department (IGE) is an interdisciplinary program with a commitment to active learning pedagogy through which students at Cal Poly fulfill their general education requirements in written communication, the humanities and the social sciences by taking an integrated sequence of 7 courses. IGE also offers a number of stand-alone upper division general education synthesis courses. The primary duties of the successful candidate will be:  (1) teaching thematic upper- and lower-division GE courses in Global Literatures in a 4/4 teaching load (3/3 for the first two years). Please check the department website for more information on the courses offered: http://www.cpp.edu/~ceis/interdisciplinary-general-education/index.shtml (2) engaging in scholarly activities, including but not limited to research and publication, fellowship and grant programs, and other programs; (3) participating in activities and service relating to the mission of IGE, the College of Education and Integrative Studies, the University, and the community at large. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with or commitment to interdisciplinarity in teaching and research
  • An earned doctorate from an accredited university BY DECEMBER 31, 2019 – in Global Literatures, or a relevant discipline. 
  • Experience with innovative approaches to teaching literature
  • Evidence of scholarly engagement and potential
  • Experience successfully teaching undergraduates in a college or university setting.
  • Active participation in professional associations or networks related to area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and/or service as well as experience working in an inclusive environment.
  • Preferred/Desired Qualifications:
  • Secondary expertise in literature and the environment and/or the literature of science 
  • Experience with or commitment to teaching general education courses in a college or university setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to active, student-centered learning
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching from a cross-cultural perspective
  • A record of publication

A completed application will consist of:

  • A letter of interest describing the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests, and also addressing the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
  • A curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
  • A statement of teaching philosophy;
  • A student success statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single spaced) see http://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/documents/student_success_statement.pdf;
  • A completed Application for Academic Employment form available at: https://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/documents/acadapplication_feb2017.pdf ; and
  • A transcript showing the highest degree earned.

Finalists for the position will be required to provide an official transcript and three letters of reference dated in 2018, 2019, or 2020.

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to complete applications received no later than November 22, 2019. Early response is encouraged. Please submit your application online: TBA

Address all other inquiries to:

Faculty Search Committee
c/o Ms. Sheena Huang

Administrative Coordinator
Interdisciplinary General Education Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA 91768

Phone: 909.869.3347, FAX: 909.869.2006

Email: sheenahuang@cpp.edu

Deadline: 22 November 2019 (North American Pacific Time, UTC-8)

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NOTES: Any word here after phone interviews?

- A friend who as invited to a campus interview 10 days ago or so. Scheduled for late Feb. (1/31)

- Thank you for the information, really appreciate it. Bummed I didn't get a call back!

California State University, San Bernardino (USA:Cal) - Assistant Professor in Global Anglophone Literature[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at California State University, San Bernardino announces a tenure-track search for an Assistant Professor in Global Anglophone Literature, period open, beginning August 2020. Formal review of applications will begin October 14, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For reasons of equity and inclusion we will be conducting first-round interviews via videoconferences rather than at the MLA Convention. Applicants should submit the following materials:

1) Curriculum Vitae; 2) Cover Letter that includes (a). A statement of your teaching philosophy (b). A statement of your research experience and goals, and (c) A statement of how you might contribute to CSUSB's Strategic Plan; 3) A writing sample; 4) If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching; 5) Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment); 6) Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three referees we may contact; 7) Three letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to comment; and 8) A Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum1,000 words).

Please apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2510720

Deadline: 14 October 2019 (North American Pacific Time, UTC-7)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): invitation for Zoom interview 11/24

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Offer accepted:

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Anyone hear from CSU-SB? (12/10)

Any news after Zoom interviews? (1/3)

University Lecturer in World or Global Literatures post 1700: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY[edit | edit source]

  DEADLINE: NOV 24 2019

The Faculty of English wishes to appoint to a University Lectureship in World or Global Literatures post 1700 from 1 September 2020.

Applicants should have research and teaching interests in writing in English in world, transnational and global fields in any period post 1700. Applicants with research and teaching interests in the following fields are especially welcome: indenture; slavery; diaspora; migration; colonialism; decolonisation; transnational or transcontinental institutions, connections or receptions; global / oceanic literatures in English (which is understood to include, but is not limited to, literary and cultural engagements with the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Ocean worlds).

We are open to a wide range of global literatures and approaches, including interdisciplinary work within global studies, and research engaging with other forms of media.

The successful applicant will be able to conduct original research in their field, generating new interpretations, arguments, methods and associations which will have international reach and significance. They will be expected to engage closely with the work of one or more of the research groups in the Faculty and, where appropriate to the research concerned, to develop proposals to attract significant external funding. The Faculty intends to appoint a scholar whose work will make a substantial difference to the way in which the study of this area is pursued and who is able to develop the kinds of public and professional engagement that will maximise the impact of their research. Candidates should have a completed PhD and an exceptional record of research in a relevant subject area, along with high-quality publications.

The successful applicant will support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in teaching. They will be expected to offer undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision, as well as to be able to attract applications from the strongest PhD candidates worldwide.

Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be permanent, subject to a probationary period of five years.

The Lectureship will be held in conjunction with a College Lectureship at Newnham College, where the successful applicant will carry the title of the Valerie Eliot Fellow in English.

Three references are required and applicants should ask their referees to send their reports to appointments@english.cam.ac.uk by the closing date.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to Professor Nicolette Zeeman, Chair of the Faculty Board (chair@english.cam.ac.uk).

Enquiries concerning the appointments procedure and related matters may be made to the Faculty Administrator (administrator@english.cam.ac.uk).

Interviews are planned for 27 / 28 January 2020.

Please quote reference GG17705 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

For more information: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19900/?fbclid=IwAR1akuAznTtRShsn_dTQWVCZOdE7hhR7KBXI7nduA9uhCmFX8Ff0-sAzo9M


Durham University (EU:UK:Eng) - Assistant/Associate Professor in African and/or Caribbean Literature[edit | edit source]

The Department of English Studies at Durham University seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Modern and Contemporary Literature (Grade 7, 8, or 9). The successful candidate will have research and teaching interests in the broad field of Anglophone African and/or Caribbean literatures, as well as relevant interests in colonial, postcolonial and/or decolonial history and theory. Interests in one or more of the following areas are particularly welcome: anti-colonialism, ecology, transnational frameworks, critical and/or intersectional theories of race, war studies, visual culture, poetics. The successful candidate will join and contribute to a department with existing strengths in African American, Australian, Caribbean, Irish, Scottish, and South Asian literatures.

The successful candidate will be able to provide evidence of outstanding research potential and/or achievement in any area of Anglophone African and/or Caribbean literatures and will be expected to develop undergraduate and postgraduate modules reflecting their research specialism, as well as to teach broadly on the Department’s curriculum. S/he will also be expected to attract and supervise postgraduate research students at PhD level and will contribute to strengthening and enhancing the University’s international profile through teaching and research of global reach and significance.

Deadline: 29 November 2019 (UK Time, UTC+0)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 11/26

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

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Elon University (USA:NC) - Assistant Professor of English (World Lit)[edit | edit source]

Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning mid-August 2020. Requirements: PhD in English (focus in world literature); a record of innovation and excellence in teaching; demonstrated commitment to teaching first-year writing and introductory literature courses. Field of specialization is open, but emphasis in African, Middle Eastern, Latin American, or Asian literature especially desirable.

Teaching will include literature, first-year writing, and interdisciplinary courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu.

Applications must be received by November 8, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching philosophy statement to LIT_Global2020@elon.edu. Include your name in the subject line.

Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 8 November 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-5)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Request for Skype interview 12/2

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Feb 1

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: Any news after Skype interviews? (1/3)

- No news here (1/4), but the committee promised "early in January," so I guess soon.

Any news yet? (1/17) -None here (had Skype interview), but I guess they've moved on. (1/17)

Campus visit conducted

Missouri Southern State University (USA:Mo) - Assistant Professor of Global Literature[edit | edit source]

Missouri Southern State University invites applications for a tenure-track full-time assistant professor of global literature, period and region specialty open, beginning fall of 2020 in Joplin, Missouri. The successful candidate will teach twelve credit hours per semester in literature and composition classes, serve the institution, and pursue a research agenda.

The position requires a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level; a record of successful scholarly community engagement is also welcome. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in English before August 1, 2020.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Submit documents by visiting mssu.edu/jobs. Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Applications review will begin on November 4 and continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

With its state-designated international mission, MSSU’s vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for students and offers a collaborative and diverse workplace that fosters global perspectives. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.

Deadline: Open Until Filled (Posted: 18 October 2019)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Invite for Skype Interview 11/27

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Campus interview scheduled for February

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Trinity University (USA:Tx) - Asst. Prof., Global Anglophone Literature[edit | edit source]

Recent Ph.D. (or near Ph.D.) in English with research specialty in Global Anglophone Literature, with possible specialties in African, Caribbean, Middle Eastern, or South Asian literature and culture. Teach five undergraduate classes per year, including upper-level courses in Global Anglophone Literature, lower-level survey courses in British or American Literature after 1800, and Trinity's First-Year Experience course. Application letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential academic reference letters (not to be sent by candidate), dissertation abstract, and writing sample (no more than 20 pages), to be sent through Interfolio only by November 18, 2019.

Deadline: 7 November 2019 (North American Central Time, UTC-5)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Zoom interview

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:12/18

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Any news? (12/14)

United States Naval Academy (USA:MD) - Asst. Prof., Cont British / Global Anglophone Literature[edit | edit source]

The English Department at the U.S. Naval Academy seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in July 2020, in the following field: Contemporary British/Global Anglophone literature.

The Naval Academy English Department is a mix of civilians with doctorates and military officers. All tenure-track faculty teach at all levels of the curriculum, including upper-level courses for English majors and sections of our two-semester freshman English sequence, Rhetoric and Introduction to Literature. The freshman courses—which are both introductions to literature and writing courses—are organized generically: plays, essays, and short stories in the fall; novels and poems in the spring. Each instructor designs an individual syllabus and chooses which books to teach within the generic guidelines. 

Teaching Load: 9 hours/semester (two sections of freshman English and one upper-level literature course)

Full summer research support may be available for the first three years of new appointments; after that, civilians may receive partial research support by competing for Naval Academy Research Council grants. Faculty members receive full federal government service benefits. For additional information about the department, visit our website: www.usna.edu/EnglishDept  

We are particularly interested in candidates who can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and service, and whose work demonstrates a commitment to educate a diverse student body. Qualified candidates must have a PhD in literature by the time of appointment, must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and must show potential to continue an active scholarly program. Promotion and tenure evaluations follow the American Association of University Professors guidelines.

In order to apply please visit the web site https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/ENGL-TenureTrack-AY2020.php

Deadline: 11 November 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-5)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/18; 12/4

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 12/14

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview): 12/14

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Any news? Interview requests were supposed to go out this week. 

University of Alabama at Birmingham (USA:Al) - Assistant Professor: Contemporary Transnational/Multicultural Literature[edit | edit source]

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham invites applications for the position of full-time tenure-track assistant professor of contemporary transnational/multicultural literature, with a preferred secondary specialization in media studies. Candidates for the position must show evidence of strong college teaching, a commitment to serving a diverse student population, and clear potential for ongoing scholarly publication. We particularly welcome applications from candidates who will advance the Department’s goal of fostering diversity through scholarship, teaching, and service. Tenure-track faculty with active research agendas teach a 3/2 load at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have PhD in hand by the time of appointment, which begins on August 15, 2020.

For additional information about our department, please visit http://www.uab.edu/cas/english/.

Please submit by October 21, via the link below, a cover letter and CV. Candidates who proceed beyond the preliminary review will be asked to submit a full dossier, which must include at least three letters of recommendation and a writing sample.

https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/401/assistant-professor/

Deadline: 21 October 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-4)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/13

Rejection (no interview): 11/11 x2

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):  12/12 (zoom)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Campus visit requests have been made.

Rejection (after campus interview): 

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: I deleted a user's note that they were rejected after the campus interview, which must have been made in error since the committee has yet to do the preliminary interviews (12/30)


Any news post-interview? 1/25

University of California, Irvine (USA:Ca) - Assistant Professor of Global Black Studies (English Dept.)[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a tenured-track assistant professor in Global Black Studies. Under this broad rubric are included Anglophone literatures of the Black Atlantic, sub-Saharan Africa, the Americas (e.g. African American, Afro-Latinx, Caribbean, etc.), and the African diaspora broadly conceived. We are particularly interested in transnational or global approaches to any period or region that seek to contextualize inquiry within broader historical frameworks.

Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by June 30, 2019

Application Procedure: Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line application system, AP Recruit, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05675

The online application includes: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract, writing sample (20-30 pages), a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a minimum of three reference letters. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled (start date is July 2020). Applications completed by October 31, 2019 will be granted full consideration.

For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement see https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/teachstatement/. This statement should:

  1. Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date, including experience with teaching undergraduates/graduate students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest. This should also include mentorship that they have given to others in the line of research or outreach activities.
  2. Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies, as to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies.

For more information, please contact Camille Laws, English Department Personnel Analyst at claws@uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

JOB LOCATION Irvine, CA

REQUIREMENTS Document requirements

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required

https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05675 Deadline: October 31st, 2019 for full consideration

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas (USA:Nv) - Assistant Professor of Global Anglophone/Contemporary British Multiethnic Literatures[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at UNLV seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Global Anglophone/Contemporary British Multiethnic Literatures. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in and beyond field of specialization. Appointment will begin in fall 2020.

The English Department at UNLV houses several scholarly and creative journals, including MELUS, The Ben Jonson Journal, and Popular Culture Review. The English Department is also closely affiliated with the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute (BMI), an international literary center bringing writers into the heart of public life. BMI publishes The Believer and Witness.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the most ethnically diverse campus in the United States and by the U.S. Department of Education as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), UNLV is continually working to expand the diversity of its faculty. The Department of English is actively committed to promoting equity and diversity, seeking faculty whose teaching, research, writing, and life experiences will help to sustain and extend these core values.

This position requires a Ph.D. in English or a related field by time of appointment from a regionally accredited college or university. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on November 1, 2019, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Beth Rosenberg, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials.

More information about the position and the application process can be found here: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNLV-External/job/UNLV1-Maryland-Campus/Assistant-Professor-of-Global-Anglophone-Contemporary-British-Multiethnic-Literatures--UNLV-College-of-Liberal-Arts--R0118477-_R0118477

Deadline: 31 October 2019 (North American Mountain Time, UTC-6)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/15 x4; 11/15 x2

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 11/27 (Skype) x2

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES: 

Anyone hear back from them post-interview? The chair said they'd contact candidates at the start of this week (11/19). 

University of North Carolina, Wilmington (USA:NC) - Assistant Professor of Literature, Global Anglophone[edit | edit source]

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in literature, to begin fall 2020. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses and a strong commitment to education in a liberal arts environment is essential.

Areas of interest might be, but are not limited to: global anglophone literature; transnational literary and cultural studies; comparative indigenous studies; digital humanities; material culture studies. The typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester.

Minimum Requirements    

Requirements: PhD, or equivalent degree in literature, or a closely related field, by August 2020.

Preferred Qualifications    

We are interested in a candidate who demonstrates successful college/university teaching and displays clear evidence of scholarly potential.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit    

The Department of English is an academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences that supports the College’s mission by providing courses that develop students’ abilities to write and reason critically. The Department provides quality programs leading to a B.A. or M.A. in English or a Professional Writing Certificate and is likewise committed to provide service learning opportunities for student participation in the faculty’s scholarly activity. For more information about the department, see our website at https://uncw.edu/english/.

College/School Information    

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information    

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan , the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement    

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Applicant Instructions    

Please submit the following materials in the applicant document section:
• Cover Letter (addressed to: Dr. Nicholas Laudadio, Search Committee Chair)
• Curriculum Vita
• List of three professional references

All materials should be attached to the online application—NOT emailed, mailed, or faxed. Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word attachments are required.

Priority will be given to applications received by December 23rd, 2019.

Deadline: 23 December 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-5)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):  Zoom interviews (2/12-2/13)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: scheduled for last week in Feb/first week of march

Rejection (after campus interview):

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NOTES: 

  • Any word on this one? Not here (1/14);  Nothing here (1/28) x2
  • [2/07] Surely Skype interview requests have gone out already, no? 
  • Still crickets on my end. Perhaps those who have been contacted aren't posting? (2/7)
  • I haven't heard anything either (2/7) I wouldn't stress yet. Some take longer than others.
  • Nothing here (2/11). Seems as though someone posted and then deleted an update about an interview request?

They were planning on making campus visit decisions on Friday for this one. Congrats to everyone who got one, it seems like a wonderful department!

ACLS-University of Kentucky Postdoctoral Partnership Fellowship (US: KY)--Global Anglophone literature and culture, 20th-21st centuries[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the University of Kentucky is pleased to announce the ACLS-University of Kentucky Postdoctoral Partnership Fellowship, made possible by a generous grant from the American Council of Learned Societies with funds provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The duration of the postdoctoral fellowship is two years, after which we expect the fellow to transition into a tenure-track faculty position at the University of Kentucky.  The fellowship is designed to increase the diversity, broadly conceived, of faculty in the humanities.  More information on this program is available at https://www.acls.org/programs/ppi/.

The Department of English seeks an emerging scholar in global anglophone literature and culture, 20th-21st centuries.  We hope to attract applicants with research and teaching interests that extend beyond continental North America and Great Britain, including colonial and postcolonial cultures.  English literatures of Africa and Asia and their diasporas would be especially welcome, although anyone with a global approach to literary study is strongly encouraged to apply.  Scholars who work in multiple languages will receive full consideration if anglophone literature and culture are significant among the applicant's areas of expertise.

Interested applicants should apply online at: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/249150. Application materials should include the following: 2-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample (20-25 pages), teaching portfolio (upload as Specific Request 1), and diversity statement (upload as Specific Request 2).  Because this fellowship is designed to increase the diversity of faculty in higher education, we expect candidates to submit diversity statements that are explicit about how an applicant will add to the diversity of the University of Kentucky's English department. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for 3-4 references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Please contact search committee chair, Peter Kalliney <pjkall2@uky.edu> with questions.  Applications submitted by 15 November 2019 will receive full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.

Stipend is $60,000 per annum.  Research funds and benefits are competitive.  Teaching duties will include a total of three courses over the two years of the fellowship, possibly arranged in a 0-1 and 1-1 pattern.  Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in English or a related field between 2016 and August 2020, anticipated start date for the fellowship.



Deadline: 15 November 2019 / Open Until Filled

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Any news? (12/15)

None here. (12/16: 6 PM EST)

Interviews scheduled (12/17)

Did interview requests go out today or previously?

Previously :(

University of Southern Denmark (EU:Den) - Associate Professor in Contemporary Anglophone Literature[edit | edit source]

The Department for the Study of Culture in the faculty of the Humanities at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, invites applications for a full-time tenured associate professorship in contemporary anglophone literature with an emphasis on the uses and social dimensions of literature, starting January 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

The position entails research, teaching in anglophone literature in the English study programme and associated study programmes as well as supervision and administration. 

Successful applicants must have a PhD in the field of contemporary anglophone literary studies ideally with an emphasis on the social uses of literature; a track record of excellent peer reviewed publications (published or accepted for publication) in relevant and high ranked international outlets; a realistic approximate 5-year-plan for future, original path-breaking research within the field of the uses and social dimensions of literature as well as plans to secure external funding for such a project; documented and proven excellence in teaching in anglophone literature across periods, as well as participation in developing actual literature teaching both at BA and MA level and knowledge and ambitions to contribute to research in university didactics; documented efforts at achieving and new ideas and ambitions for seeking societal impact of research and teaching. 

The ideal candidate is both strong as individual scholar and has a track record of participating in and adding value to research groups and environments. 

If the successful applicant has not documented teaching experience corresponding to assistant professor level, the applicant will be employed on trial for the first 18 months. Appointment to this position may also include teaching obligations in regard to related degree programmes. 

Further information is available from the Head of Department Per Krogh Hansen at phone +45 6550 1451, email: pkha@sdu.dk or Professor Peter Simonsen at phone +45 6550 3409, email: petsim@sdu.dk  

Application, salary and conditions of employment, etc. The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations), Cirkulære om overenskomst for Akademikere i staten 2015 (the document only exists in Danish).

An application must include: 

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diplomas/Certificates (MA and PhD degree)
  • Research plan
  • Teaching portfolio (please see below)
  • List of publications indicating the publications attached
  • A maximum of 6 of the most relevant publications (PhD dissertation, published as well as accepted and forthcoming work) since 2010. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication.
    • If the publication has been co-authored, co-author statements must be a part of this pdf

Applicants for an associate professorship at the Faculty of Humanities are requested to submit a teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching experience as well as supervision qualifications. Please read more here

Application and all appendices must be in Danish, English or one of the Scandinavian languages. Please always include a copy of original diploma/certificates.  We only accept files in pdf-format no more than 10 MB per file. In case you have more than one file per field you need to combine the pdf-files into a single file, as each field handles only one file. We do not accept zip-files, jpg or other image files. All pdf-files must be unlocked and allow binding and may not be password protected.

Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee. When the assessment committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her. The assessment report will subsequently be forwarded to the Head of Department who will assemble an appointments committee. An interview may form part of the overall assessment of the applicants’ qualifications.

The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material.

If the application does not meet the requirements mentioned above, the Faculty of Humanities may reject your application without further notice. Applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.

Shortlisting and tests may be used in the assessment process. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be assessed.

Applications should be sent electronically via the link “apply online”, and the Faculty expects applicants to read the information “How to apply” before applying. 

We recommend that as an international applicant you take the time to visit Working in Denmark where you will find information and facts about moving to, working and living in Denmark, as well as the International Staff Office at SDU

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Campus: Odense, Southern Denmark

Apply online

Deadline: 1 September 2019 (Central European Time, UTC+2)

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University of Cambridge (EU:UK:Eng) - University Lecturer in World or Global Literatures post 1700 (Asst. Prof. Equiv.)[edit | edit source]

The Faculty of English wishes to appoint to a University Lectureship in World or Global Literatures post 1700 from 1 September 2020.

Applicants should have research and teaching interests in writing in English in world, transnational and global fields in any period post 1700. Applicants with research and teaching interests in the following fields are especially welcome: indenture; slavery; diaspora; migration; colonialism; decolonisation; transnational or transcontinental institutions, connections or receptions; global / oceanic literatures in English (which is understood to include, but is not limited to, literary and cultural engagements with the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Ocean worlds).

We are open to a wide range of global literatures and approaches, including interdisciplinary work within global studies, and research engaging with other forms of media.

The successful applicant will be able to conduct original research in their field, generating new interpretations, arguments, methods and associations which will have international reach and significance. They will be expected to engage closely with the work of one or more of the research groups in the Faculty and, where appropriate to the research concerned, to develop proposals to attract significant external funding. The Faculty intends to appoint a scholar whose work will make a substantial difference to the way in which the study of this area is pursued and who is able to develop the kinds of public and professional engagement that will maximise the impact of their research. Candidates should have a completed PhD and an exceptional record of research in a relevant subject area, along with high-quality publications.

The successful applicant will support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in teaching. They will be expected to offer undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision, as well as to be able to attract applications from the strongest PhD candidates worldwide.

Appointments made at University Lecturer level will be permanent, subject to a probationary period of five years.

The Lectureship will be held in conjunction with a College Lectureship at Newnham College, where the successful applicant will carry the title of the Valerie Eliot Fellow in English.

Three references are required and applicants should ask their referees to send their reports to appointments@english.cam.ac.uk by the closing date.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19900.

Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to Professor Nicolette Zeeman, Chair of the Faculty Board (chair@english.cam.ac.uk).

Enquiries concerning the appointments procedure and related matters may be made to the Faculty Administrator (administrator@english.cam.ac.uk).

Interviews are planned for 27 / 28 January 2020.

Please quote reference GG17705 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Deadline: 24 November 2019 (UK Time, UTC+0)

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Rejection (no interview): 1/17

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University of Vienna (AUT) - TT Professorship - Comparative Literature with a focus on African Literature[edit | edit source]

Open to new ideas. Since 1365. The University of Vienna is a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes. We are committed to basic research that is open to applications and to research-led teaching, as well as to the dialogue with economy and society. We strive to actively promote the careers of young researchers, to contribute to the education of future generations and to augment the society’s ability to innovate. We invite you to become part of this dynamic and vibrant organisation.

Position:

At the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna, the position of a Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Comparative Literature with a focus on African Literature (full-time position) is to be filled.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has a specialization in and should have a good range of publications about African language literatures (Afriphone Literature), Anglophone Literature and/or Francophone Literature, and be versed in research of literary theory and criticism. The successful candidate is expected to link literary theory with African Studies.

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution; as a general rule, applicants must have gained research experience outside the University of Vienna for a total of at least two years during or after their doctoral studies
  • Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
  • Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees. 

We offer:

  • the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor. The successful candidate is hired as “Assistant professor” for a maximum duration of six years. If the candidate meets the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, the assistant professor is promoted to tenured “associate professor”, i.e. obtains a permanent position. If the conditions are not met, the employment will end upon expiry of the contract. Associate professors can be promoted to “full professor” through a university-internal competitive procedure. 
  • at least a salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff:section 49, job group A2 
  • in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension scheme to its employees
  • a dynamic research environment
  • attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
  • a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions

The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/en). The University strives to increase the share of women in professorial positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application Materials:

Please email a single PDF document in A4 paper format named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to tenuretrack.personal@univie.ac.at containing the following information (in English).

- Cover Sheet and Table of Contents

- Application letter, including a brief description of:

  • motivation to apply for the position
  • current research interests and research plans for the future
  • current and planned foci in academic teaching and the supervision of early career researcher

- Academic curriculum vitae, including information about:

  • education, degrees (incl. information about the PhD granting institution and the exact date DD.MM.YYYY when the PhD was conferred), professional experience as well as applicable family/care/… times 
  • "esteem factors" (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)
  • previous and current cooperation partners

- Full list of publications, including:

  • highlight and separately list five key publications which the applicant considers particularly relevant to the advertised tenure-track professorship 
  • provide links to these five key publications for download (if not available: full text electronic version in appendix)
  • describe your publication strategy, including targeted publishers and journals 
  • provide information about peer review of publications
  • if common in your field of research provide information about indexation (e.g. SCIE, SSCI, AHCI), citations resp. book reviews received or other indicators of scientific quality/international visibility

- List of scientific talks

  • Name invited lectures and presentations at international conferences

- Third-party funding

  • complete list of acquired third-party funded projects as PI (role, subject, duration, funding agency, funding volume), and, if applicable, of inventions/patents

- Academic Teaching and Supervision

  • list courses taught and theses supervised
  • explain your teaching and supervision concept (max. 3 pages)

- Appendices to application document (in a single PDF or ZIP file named "LastName_FirstName_Appendices.pdf/zip"):

  • Five key publications as electronic full text version (if not publicly available)
  • Teaching evaluations (if available, compiled into a single PDF file)
  • Copies of certificates of academic degrees (mandatory, compiled into a single PDF file)

Reference no.: 9744

Source (in English): Zeit Jobs Online

Deadline: 18 September 2019 (Central European Time)

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Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - 2020 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

National University of Ireland, Galway  - Lecturer in Contemporary Literature (specialism in Global/World Literatures welcomed)[edit | edit source]

Applications are invited for a full-time permanent appointment as Lecturer Above the Bar in English (Contemporary Literature) at NUI Galway.

The appointee will teach and research in the area of Contemporary Literature. They will also be expected to contribute to one or more of the following strategic development areas: Literature of North America; Global/World Literatures; Young Adult Literature; Digital Humanities; Ecocriticism. Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant field and have experience in third-level teaching.

The discipline of English is the largest in the School of English and Creative Arts, with over 1000 undergraduates, 80 MA students and 30 PhD students. We teach a broad undergraduate curriculum, touching on all major historical periods and genres, and we run five taught MA programmes: the MA in English, MA in Literature and Publishing, MA in Culture and Colonialism, MA in Writing, and MA in Digital Cultures. Our staff also contribute to other programmes in Journalism, Creative Writing, Theatre Studies, Irish Studies and Digital Arts and Technology. Staff in English are closely associated with NUI Galway’s Moore Institute for Research in Humanities and Social Studies. There is a highly active research culture in English, and our staff have won major funding awards from the European Research Council, the Marie Sklodowska-Curie programme and the Irish Research Council. For the past two years we have been ranked among the top 150 English departments in the QS World University rankings.

For this post we are seeking a colleague who will contribute to developing our curriculum in Contemporary Literature, and assist us in developing new programmes of teaching and research. Applicants are invited to demonstrate how they would enhance our existing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and how they would develop an innovative research agenda within English and across other disciplines if appropriate. Source: https://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/

Deadline: 20 February 2020 

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North Carolina Wesleyan College (USA:NC) - Asst. Prof., World Literature/Transatlantic[edit | edit source]

North Carolina Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to start in August 2020. A Ph.D. in English with specialization in Transatlantic, African Diaspora, Caribbean, or Post-Colonial literatures is required. Secondary specialization in digital humanities or comparative rhetoric is desired. The successful candidate will teach first-year writing courses, world literature survey courses, and upper-level literature courses.


North Carolina Wesleyan College, an undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing teaching excellence and personal attention, is located in the eastern North Carolina city of Rocky Mount and serves approximately 2,000 students, including those in the Adult and Professional Studies program. Faculty are expected to engage students through the use of both traditional and innovative instructional strategies. Initial applications should include in ONE pdf file (saved with last name as subject): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, and three letters of recommendation addressing academic qualifications and effective teaching experience. Complete application files should be sent to Tammy Harrell, Manager of Faculty Records, North Carolina Wesleyan College, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804; or tharrell@ncwc.edu A regular load at North Carolina Wesleyan College is 4/4. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.


Source: Higher Ed Jobs

Deadline: 15 January 2020 (North American Central Time, UTC-5)

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University of the Incarnate Word (USA:Tx) - Asst. Prof., Composition and Global Anglophone Literature[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the University of the Incarnate Word seeks applications for an Assistant Professor position in Composition and Global Anglophone Literature with an emphasis on social justice issues (tenure-track, 4-4 teaching load) beginning August 2020. The Assistant Professor in English (Composition and Global Anglophone Literature) will have the opportunity to work across disciplines to further the University’s mission to promote social justice both in and beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching lower- and upper-division courses, this position will balance research and service responsibilities.

For reasons of equity and inclusion, we will be conducting first-round interviews via videoconferences rather than at the MLA Convention.

Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

Qualifications:

-Ability to deliver Composition courses;
-Ability to deliver a wide variety of courses (lower and upper division) pertaining to Global Anglophone Literature with an emphasis on social justice issues;
-Research competency in area of specialization;
-Familiarity with the Catholic Intellectual Tradition;
-Demonstrated understanding of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs);
-Demonstrated competency in instruction and mentoring of students from a variety of backgrounds, including first-generation, low income, and racial and ethnic minorities;
-Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
-Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Education:

-Ph.D. In English with specialization in Composition and Global Anglophone Literature;
-Ph.D. is required prior to the appointment start date.

Minimum of one year of teaching experience in the field with demonstrated instructional competency via student and peer evaluation processes;
-Background in either Eco-criticism, Disability Studies, Critical Race Studies, or Medical Humanities,

Deadline: 31 January 2020 (North American Central Time, UTC-5)

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Visiting Positions / Limited Term Positions - 2019-2020 Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Colby College (USA:Me) - Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Transatlantic Literature[edit | edit source]

We seek a candidate broadly trained in the literature of the early Atlantic world, to teach courses in transatlantic literature before 1900, which might include Caribbean literature and the  literature of slavery and diaspora. We especially welcome applications from candidates able to teach courses in early modern British literature. The successful candidate will also teach first- year writing and core courses such as the introduction to the English major and Critical Theory.

Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their scholarship, teaching and service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

For this position we seek a teacher-scholar with demonstrated teaching excellence and strong publications. PhD must be in hand no later than August 2020. For further information, contact Professor Katherine Stubbs, katherine.stubbs@colby.edu

To apply, please submit applications through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/69105    Include cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, description of scholarly interests, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages. Review of materials will begin on Nov. 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu

Deadline: 1 November 2019 (North American Eastern Time, UTC-4)

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University of Basel (SWI) - Lecturer in Anglophone Postcolonial Studies[edit | edit source]

The University of Basel's English department advertises the position of lecturer in anglophone postcolonial studies (25% Universitätsdozentur), to be filled by February 2020.

Your position The teaching load will be 4 hrs, i.e. 2 courses per term, and the lecturer will be expected to give lectures and teach proseminars and research seminars, to supervise MA theses and doctoral theses and to take over administrative duties as appropriate.

Your profile The successful candidate will have a PhD and habilitation or equivalent qualification in anglophone studies as well as an excellent teaching and research record in postcolonial studies, if possible with a focus on Africa and/or the Middle East.

We offer you You will work as part of a team in a vibrant and research-active department. University of Basel is an equal opportunity employer. Salaries are according to the staff-regulations and depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Application / Contact Please email your application containing a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications and a brief outline of current research projects in one PDF to Alex Van Lierde:
Email address: alex.van-lierde@unibas.ch
Subject: "Dozentur Anglophone Postcolonial Studies"

www.unibas.ch

Deadline: Open Until Filled (Posted: 23 September 2019)

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Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2019-2020[edit | edit source]

Visiting Assistant Professor in African/African Diaspora Literature[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at Tulane University seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor in African and/or African Diaspora Literature (including African-American Literature).  The successful candidate will hold a joint appointment with the Program in Africana Studies, teaching three courses based in the English Department and three courses based in the interdisciplinary program.  Additional specializations in postcolonial theory or global anglophone literatures ,and/or gender and sexuality studies would also be welcome.  This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

Qualifications

Earned Ph.D. in English or related field

Research focus on African and/or African Diaspora Literature

Teaching experience at the university level

Application Instructions

Please submit to interfolio a cover letter, cv, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2526/visiting-assistant-professor-in-african-african-diaspora-literature/

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