Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Romantic, Victorian, & 19th Century Literature advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.

Instructions[edit | edit source]

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

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

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.

Please contribute to transparency in the academy by adding yourself and your advisors to the Academic Tree project.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2020-2021 .

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Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]

College of the Holy Cross (USA:Mass). Visiting Faculty, Open Rank. 18th & 19th Century Literature, The Novel. Deadline: 27 July 2020. NTT. FT. Job ad MLA Updates:

College of New Jersey (USA: NJ) TT Assistant Professor. Assistant Professor of Literature and the Environment. Interest in hiring a Romanticist or 19th Century British Lit scholar. Deadline: 6 November 2020. Apply:  Updates:

Letters of recommendation requested: 11/24

Anyone have further word on this one?

3/3: friend received campus visit request that took place in mid February

Any updates?

04/14: Has anyone heard back?

Hamilton College (USA: NY). Assistant Professor. Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing 18th and Early 19th C Literature and Culture. Deadline: 1 November 2020. TT. FT. Job ad MLA   Updates:

Anyone heard from them?

2/25: Received a rejection email.

St. Norbert College (USA: WI) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with expertise in 19th-century British literature. Potential secondary interests include 18th-century British literature and global studies. "Apply Now" link found:

Zoom interviews scheduled: mid-December 2020

Virtual campus visits offered in December 2020 for February 2021

Q: When were virtual campus visits offered? Can anyone confirm?

Email rejection 2/25

Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]

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:

Word on the Street[edit | edit source]

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