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Open-rank, tenure-track position in Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (Bucknell)

Bucknell’s English Department invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States, with a specialization in Latino/a, Asian-American, and/or Native American literature(s). Candidates must hold a PhD in English, American Studies, or an equivalent field. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 3/2 load and a range of courses in his/her area of specialization as well as introductory courses and seminars. We seek an outstanding faculty member with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate research, student learning, diversity, and inclusive pedagogy.

Application materials include a CV, statements that address your experience and potential as a teacher, your scholarly interests, and three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on November 5th and continue until the position is filled.

Applications are only accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee. Please use the SUBMIT APPLICATION link above or go to http://apply.interfolio.com/26479.

About Bucknell

Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, welcomes applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. We believe that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and are therefore committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America’s best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and appealing amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position (Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York)

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position
Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York

English: 19th Century American Literature. Area(s) of specialization within the period are open, but candidates should bring broad competency in American literature up to the Civil War, as well as demonstrated interest and ability in teaching poetry. The Department values intellectual diversity, supports a wide range of critical and theoretical approaches, and welcomes interdisciplinarity in teaching and research. We seek applicants that can work with colleagues from other departments in our general curriculum and teach or cross-list courses with our interdisciplinary programs. Ph.D. required. Application Deadline: October 15. Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Additional materials may be requested at a later stage. The department will conduct in-person interviews at the 2015 MLA Conference. Send applications to: 19th Century Americanist Search, Department of English and Comparative Literature. – See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000845879-01?cid=ja#sthash.Upx232sN.dpuf

Open-Rank Brigham Young University, Hawaii

English Faculty

The Department of English invites applications for an open-rank position to teach general education composition and literature courses, conduct research and publish, and serve in university or department committees or assignments. Background in rhetoric and composition, American literature, and/or English language (grammar, History of the English Language, etc.) of special interest. Writing Center administrative experience helpful. Master’s degree will be considered; Doctorate in English literature, composition/rhetoric, or language preferred.

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Assistant Professor – English Education and Early American Literature – UW-La Crosse

The University of Wisconsin – La Crosse English Department seeks a tenure-track academic year assistant professor of English Education and Early American Literatures position in our vibrant and growing department. Required academic qualifications include a Ph.D. in one of the main specialty areas (either English Education or American Literature) and a Master’s degree in the other, with Ph.D. in hand by August 31, 2015. Our new colleague will have primary upper-level teaching responsibilities in English Language Arts pedagogy, adolescent literature, and language study for teachers, with regular assignments in Early American Literatures, general education literature courses and first-year composition.

Other responsibilities include advising and supervising pre-service teachers and administrative duties in the English Education major. Expertise in both English Language Arts pedagogy and early American literatures, evidence or potential for scholarship, and at least three years of teaching experience at the middle- and/or high-school level are required. Additionally, specific expertise in literature pedagogy and teaching interests in Early American canonical authors will be considered a plus.

Secondary areas of expertise may also include language and linguistics, school/community collaboration, and experience with edTPA (Teacher Performance Assessment). An interest in transnational colonial (French, Spanish, English) literatures and in participating in study abroad opportunities in China are desirable. (more…)

Rutgers University Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American Literature

Deadline February 15, 2015
Date Posted September 11, 2014
Type Fellowship
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time
The Department of English at Rutgers University, which has a long history of scholarship and teaching in African American Literature and Literature of the African Diaspora, announces two Postdoctoral Fellowships for scholars pursuing research in these fields.

The Fellowship is for one year and includes a salary of $45,000, health benefits, and a $2000 research stipend. Each recipient will teach one course, serve as an informal mentor to graduate students in the field, and participate in the intellectual life of the department.

Applicants must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application and be no more than six years beyond the Ph.D. Please submit a letter of interest, c.v., dossier with at least three letters of reference, and research proposal to Interfolio. Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2015.

Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Professor 20th-century contemporary American and/or Asian-American literatures UCSD Literature Department in California

Deadline November 15, 2014
Date Posted September 9, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time
Literature: The Department of Literature within the Division of Arts & Humanities at the University of California, San Diego (http://literature.ucsd.edu) seeks candidates specializing in Asian American literature and culture whose research, teaching, and service demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. We are interested in candidates whose methodological approaches and research may demonstrate expertise in gender and sexuality studies, cultural studies, 20th century U.S. literature and culture, materialist approaches (corporeal and economic), theories of migration and diaspora. Ability to teach courses ranging from broad undergraduate surveys of Asian American literature and culture to more specialized upper-division courses to graduate seminars is desirable. As a department of world literature we welcome research interests in transatlantic and transpacific literary studies, minority discourse, and the culture of empire. We welcome applications at every level of the assistant professor rank. The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We seek candidates who have demonstrated the highest standards of scholarly research and professional activity and who will actively participate in our department’s multilingual, transnational projects. Successful candidates will have strong, demonstrated accomplishments or concrete plans in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. (more…)

Assistant Professor/Diverse Literatures (Ball State University Muncie, Indiana)

English: Assistant Professor/Diverse Literatures Department of English Ball State University Muncie, Indiana Tenure-track faculty position available August 21, 2015.

Responsibilities: teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in diverse literatures (e.g., African-American, Native American, Latina/o, American Ethnic, or Gender Studies); teach a wide range of courses in English; publish scholarship in area of specialization; contribute to the development of departmental and course curriculum programs; direct graduate student research; participate in service activities.

Minimum qualifications: earned doctorate in English or related discipline by August 1, 2015, with specialization in diverse literatures; record of effective teaching at the college or university level; record of publications and/or presentations in area of specialization. Preferred qualifications: demonstrated expertise and experience in Early American literature, modern and contemporary drama and/or research and teaching expertise in digital and/or emerging media contexts in order to develop immersive learning opportunities.

For more information, please go to http://www.bsu.edu/hrs/jobpostings . Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. –

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