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Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Anglophone & World Literature advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.




Instructions[]

Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

===Example University (State/Province, Country).=== Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates: 

Please mark the title of the position using Sub Heading 1 (in the Visual Editor) or three equals signs === both before and after the position title === in the Source Editor so that they are automatically added to the Table of Contents.

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

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See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2020-2021 .



RECENT ACTIVITY on Anglophone & World Literature/Postcolonial 2020-21 Wiki[]

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KMidd1: /* Wake Forest University. (USA: NC). Assistant Teaching Professor. */ - KMidd1 - 2021/05/12 19:04

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173.20.157.152: /* Florida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers, FL), Assistant Professor, Later World Literature. */ - 173.20.157.152 - 2021/04/02 14:00

Florida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers, FL), Assistant Professor, Later World Literature. ← Older revision Revision as of 14:00, 2 April 2021 Line 146: Li...

165.123.227.229: /* University College London (London, UK). Lectureship in Colonial and Post-Colonial Literatures in English, 1800-present. Deadline: March 12, 2021. FT. TT. https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=b3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZ */ - 165.123.227.229 - 2021/04/01 17:02

University College London (London, UK). Lectureship in Colonial and Post-Colonial Literatures in English, 1800-present. Deadline: March 12, 2021. FT. TT. https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi...

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Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[]

Berea College (Berea, Kentucky, USA).[]

Two-Year Visiting Position in Global Anglophone Literature (Non-tenure Track). Deadline: November 10, 2020. Link: https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2716/two-year-position-in-english-global-anglophone-literature/?ix=18#top-pagination

Updates:

Applied: 1X

Zoom interview: requested 11/20

Campus visit: requested on 12/1

Eureka College (Eureka, Illinois, USA).[]

Assistant Professor of Anglophone Literature, Emphasis on Postcolonial Literature (Tenure-Track). Deadline: Open until filled. Link: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177332737&Title=Professor%20of%20Anglophone%20Literature

Updates:

Applied: 2X

(12/10): Anyone hear anything back?

(12/14): I interviewed last month. Was told it would take a while to hear back after the interviews.

01/07: Anyone heard anything? - yes, received offer after campus interview

01/15: Saw on twitter that someone accepted this job. Congrats to them!


===Gustavus Adolphus College (Saint Peter, Minnesota, USA).===  Assistant Prof. Of English (Contemporary Global Literatures In English--African Diaspora Literature)  TT,  FT Link: https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2603/assistant-prof-of-english-contemporary-global-literatures-in-english-african-diaspora-literature-/?porder=Professor%2c+Assistant&ix=3#top-pagination

Updates:

Applied: 2X

(12/10): Anyone hear anything back? - Nothing here. (1/17)

1/28: Email Notification (Conclusion of Search)

2/19: Did they hire anyone?

3/1: rejection

Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA).[]

Assistant Professor of Global Literatures in English. Deadline: December 21, 2020. FT. TT. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2913/assistant-professor-global-literatures-in-english/

Updates:

Applied: x1

Additional materials req: x4 (When did they request for additional materials? — Around new year)

(1/12): Anyone heard back about interviews? — no x4

(1/22): Zoom interview requested x2

(2/4): Anyone heard back about campus visits?

(2/15): Any updates on this one?

(2/18): In case it's helpful: I interviewed for another job in the English dept in mid-January and asked for an update in early February. I was told that delays in the dean's office meant they hadn't invited finalists yet (3 weeks after my interview). --- Thank you!

(3/7): got an offer-------Congrats!! (3x)

(6/9): I just rec'd a timely email ("Note") informing me that I was not selected for an interview. lol (Are we blaming HR for this?)

NYU Shanghai (Shanghai, China).[]

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of English. Anglophone literature or comparative literature with Anglophone expertise. Deadline: November 30th, 2020. FT. TT. https://joblist.mla.org/job-details/2812/literature-tenured-tenure-track/?porder=English&ix=25#top-pagination

Updates:

Applied: x3

(2/5): Has anyone heard back from this one? (2/10) have not heard anything.

(3/15): They held Zoom interviews in early February with the search committee. They planned to hold job talks/virtual visits the last week of February. Haven't heard anything after initial interview on 2/8.

(3/18): Rejection by email -- Were you interviewed?

Texas A&M University- Commerce (Commerce, TX, USA).[]

Assistant Professor of English with a concentration in World Literatures and expertise in critical theory and postcolonial studies (Tenure-Track). Deadline: Open until filled. Link: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177314664&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20-%20English%20%28R00449%29

Updates:

Applied: 3X

(12/10): Anyone hear anything back?

12/14: I've heard nothing. I assumed I was not a finalist.

1/12: I'm wondering if this job was cancelled.

1/15: I emailed HR and no response. Prob filled or cancelled. I guess they don't think we deserve an update smh

3/19: Zoom interview requested

4/12: Any updates on campus visits?

Florida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers, FL), Assistant Professor, Later World Literature.[]

Applied: 1X

(12/18): Zoom interview.

Any Updates? (1/20)

Campus Visit request: (1/22)

Contract Signed (3/10)

(1/23) They also had a position in Early World Literature. Does anyone have updates on that search?


(2/26) Any updates on the Early World Literature position?


University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada).[]

Cluster Hire in Critical Race Studies / Studies of Empire and Colonialism/ Global English Literatures / Indigenous English Literatures (3 Assistant/Associate Professors, tenure-track/tenured). Deadline: November 1, 2020. Link: https://www.arts.ubc.ca/academic-postings/critical-race-studies-studies-of-empire-and-colonialism-global-english-literatures-indigenous-english-literatures-3-assistant-associate-professors-tenure-track-tenured/

Updates:

Applied: 1X

(12/9): Rejected; not longlisted

University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK).[]

University Lectureship in Anglophone Literature and Culture. Deadline: December 14, 2020. FT. TT. https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CCP448/university-lectureship-in-anglophone-literature-and-culture

Updates:

Applied: x2

1/17: Any news here? — No. Btw the advert said interviews are in March (1/19)

1/25: Any updates? Writing samples requested for the Postcolonial Literature job-- similar timeline.

1/26: rejected

University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK).[]

University Lectureship in Postcolonial Literature. Deadline: December 14, 2020. FT. TT. https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CCP452/university-lectureship-in-postcolonial-literature

Updates:

Applied: x1

1/8: Additional materials requested

1/26: rejected

3/17 Any update? - Did you do a virtual campus visit?

University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada).[]

Assistant Professor of African Literatures in English. Deadline: November 30, 2020. FT. TT. https://www.universityaffairs.ca/search-job/?ua_dyn_keywords=Academic+Job+Search+in+Canada&gclid=CjwKCAjw5p_8BRBUEiwAPpJO6w99U3lNRhEaZYjfP9F-8Sb4IJfB3fl9Fs4MMWuKowTPR8xtOQERIRoC1UEQAvD_BwE&job_id=51274

Updates:

Applied: x2

Any word on this one?? — Nothing here (1/15)

Whatever happened with this? (3/29)

University of Connecticut- Assistant Professor of English as part of Catalyzing Anti-Racist and Decolonial Futures cluster hire. TT. Deadline: December 15, 2020. https://www.theasa.net/jobs-opportunities/job-listings/assistant-professor-catalyzing-antiracist-decolonial-futures

Updates:

3/3: Campus visits for all 4 visits held between 2/8 and 2/19. Has anyone heard any updates after campus visits?

Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[]

Gettysburg College. (USA: Gettysburg, PA). Visiting Assistant Professor of English[]

Deadline: 11 January 2021

Applied: 2X

Additional Materials Requested:

Preliminary Interview Requested: 2/5

Campus Interview Scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview)

Offer made:

Position filled according to email sent 3/19.

Hamilton College (USA: NY). Visiting Assistant Professor.[]

The Asian Studies Program, a two-year post-doctoral position in Asian Literary Cultures, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor Deadline: 14 Jan 2021. NTT (2 yrs). FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/81289 Updates:

The deadline was late November, it was then extended till Jan 14th. Anyone had requests for interviews or materials? (1/26)

1/26 rejected and they said 20 people were longlisted then


Texas Woman's University (USA: TX).[]

Visiting Assistant Professor of English specializing in British literature of the Victorian, modern, or contemporary periods with the ability to teach world literature. NTT, 1-Year. FT. Deadline/Review begins March 15, 2021. Open until Filled. Job Ad: https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/details.cfm?JobCode=177424450&Title=Faculty%20%2D%20Visiting%20Assistant%20Professor%20%2D%20English%2C%20Speech%20and%20Foreign%20Languages%20%2D%20IRC35031

Tulane University (Louisiana, US)[]

Visiting Assistant Professor in African and/or African Diaspora literature (joint appointment in English & Africana Studies), deadline April 5, 2021. https://apply.interfolio.com/85028

Wake Forest University. (USA: NC). Assistant Teaching Professor.[]

https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/details.cfm?JobCode=177363853&Title=Assistant%20Teaching%20Professor%2C%20Global%20Literature

Deadline: 15 January 2021

Applied: 5X

Additional Materials Requested: 2/17 (x2) <------Congrats! Would you mind sharing what materials they requested? --- Writing sample, teaching statement, 2-3 syllabi, and three letters of recommendation< ------- thanks

Rejection (no interview): email, 3/24 / 1: Rec'd a request for additional material but not a request for interview.

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 3/22 email to schedule interview ( w/reference to potential in-person campus visits?!)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Email indicates that WFU has "chosen another candidate." 5/11 (May 11)

NOTES: Any news? (2/15)

Anyone hear back after the materials request deadline? (3/14) <------ nothing yet (3/21)

Queen Mary University of London (London, UK).[]

Lecturer in Global Race Studies. Deadline: March 7, 2021. FT. TT. https://educaloxy.com/lecturer-in-global-race-studies,i9343.html

Updates:

Applied: x1


University College London (London, UK). Lectureship in Colonial and Post-Colonial Literatures in English, 1800-present. Deadline: March 12, 2021. FT. TT. https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=b3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZqY29kZT0xODc0NTU0JnZpZXdfb25seT0x[]

Updates:

Applied: x2

Rejected -- not long listed (4/1)

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