Jobs: American Literature to 1865 at Brandeis (Deadline 11.3.14)

The Department of English at Brandeis University seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in American literature to 1865, beginning Fall 2015. We are interested in both Colonial and Antebellum specializations; expertise in Transatlantic or Hemispheric American studies is especially welcome. It is expected that the successful candidate will have received the PhD by September 2015 and will demonstrate excellence as both a scholar and a teacher. We plan to interview at the MLA Convention in January. Please send cover letter, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Prof. Caren Irr, Search Committee Chair, Department of English. 

Applications will be accepted electronically through Interfolio. First consideration will be given to applications received by Monday November 3, 2014. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Assistant Professor of English (Franklin & Marshall College)

Assistant Professor of English

Institution: Franklin & Marshall College
Location: Lancaster, PA
Faculty – Liberal Arts – English and Literature
Posted: 08/20/2014
Application Due: 11/03/2014
Type: Full Time
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
The Franklin & Marshall English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2015. The rank will be Assistant Professor or Instructor, depending on qualifications. Applicants should possess or be close to completing their Ph.D. The field of specialization is 19th Century American Literature with an ability to teach 20th Century American Literature. We invite applicants to describe a subfield as well. Evidence of scholarly activity and a demonstrable commitment to undergraduate teaching are required. The 3/2 teaching load will include contributions to the general education curriculum, but not composition. F&M sponsors junior faculty leaves.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample at to: Dr. Judith Mueller, Chair. Application deadline is November 3, 2014. We will conduct interviews at MLA. Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.

Application Information
Contact: Professor Judith Mueller, Chair
English Department
Franklin & Marshall College
Online App. Form:

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. We are dedicated to building a diverse and talented staff with expertise and interest in serving a community with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways.

Assistant Professor of Asian/Asian American Literature (Brooklyn College)

Assistant Professor of Asian/Asian American Literature with course design and teaching experience in the literatures of Asian America and Asia or the Asian diasporas in their socio-historical contexts. Candidates should have a promising research and publication agenda, a commitment to college service, and interest in the development of an interdisciplinary program in Asian American/Asian Studies. Job ID: 11177

All appointments are subject to financial availability. The College offers a competitive salary and an excellent fringe benefits package. All applications must be submitted online. For complete job descriptions, deadlines and application instructions, please see No email or hardcopy applications will be accepted.
Brooklyn College is committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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Job posting: T-T Assistant Professor in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Scripps College (Deadline: 10.1.14)

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

The Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment for Fall of 2015. We are seeking candidates who specialize in intersectional and/or transnational queer, feminist studies, with an emphasis on queer theory. We particularly welcome candidates with research areas  that include—but are not limited to—critical race theory and sexualities’ studies, settler colonialism and indigenous studies,  imperialisms, and postcolonial studies.  The department also seeks a colleague who will build innovative pedagogical and research connections to antiracist, feminist social justice work within (either) local, regional, or transnational networks and communities.

The Department is looking for a colleague who is also an innovative teacher with a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The teaching load is five courses per year and advising on senior theses. Participation in the Core Curriculum in the Interdisciplinary Humanities program is expected. Ph.D. preferred.

Please submit a letter of letter of application, CV, three letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages to AcademicJobsOnline.

The Review of Applications will begin October 1, 2014.

Tenured-track – Poetry & Poetics–Skidmore College in New York

Tenured-track – Poetry & Poetics
Skidmore College in New York

The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in poetry & poetics. The successful candidate will demonstrate command of a wide range of English and American poetry and prosody, with expertise not limited to a single period. Expertise in any of the Anglophone poetic traditions, and/or critical theory, is also desirable. Individuals from underrepresented groups, or who have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply. The 3/2 teaching load includes one writing-intensive course each semester and periodic participation in Skidmore’s First Year Experience program. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. PH.D. required at time of employment.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2014. All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held at the MLA convention.

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Assistant Professor | Latin American/U.S. Latino literature (Emerson College)

Assistant Professor | Latin American/U.S. Latino literature
Employment Opportunity:

Job Detail
Job Title Assistant Professor | Latin American/U.S. Latino literature

The Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Latin American/U.S. Latino literature. The candidate should be able to draw cultural and theoretical connections among Latin American, Caribbean, U.S. Latino/a, as well as other literatures of the Americas. We will also consider candidates with interests in Transatlantic Studies with a focus on Latin America.
Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Hispanic Literature or Latino Literature, native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English, experience teaching literature in Spanish at the college level, and evidence of scholarly activity. (more…)

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