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Assistant Professor (Providence College)

The Department of English at Providence College invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track, with a specialty within the fields of Latina/o, Caribbean American, Asian American, and/or Native American literatures.
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Assistant Professor of English (Messiah College)

Assistant Professor of English

The Department of English in the School of the Humanities at Messiah College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English to begin August 2015.

Position Summary:  The Messiah College English Department invites applications for a full-time, term-tenure track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in American literature. Ability to teach diverse literatures of the United States and Pre-1900 literature required. Qualified candidates with ability to teach modern American literature and/or critical theory are especially welcome. Capability in digital humanities and/or administration highly desirable.
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Assistant Professor of African American literature (Syracuse University)

The Department of African American Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of African American literature, to begin Fall 2015. We seek an exceptional candidate: an innovative literary scholar with a well-defined research agenda and demonstrated excellence in interdisciplinary teaching. The Ph.D. (or the equivalent) degree must be in hand by June 2015.
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Assistant Professor, Latino Literatures and Culture and 20th Century & Contemporary American (U.S.) Literature (State University of New York at Oswego)

State University of New York at Oswego

Assistant Professor, Latino Literatures and Culture and 20th Century & Contemporary American (U.S.) Literature

The Department of English and Creative Writing at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Latino Literatures and Culture with a dual specialization in Twentieth Century & Contemporary American (U.S.) Literature. (more…)

Assistant Professor of American Literature (1945-present) and Southern Literature Appalachian SU

Assistant Professor – American Literature
Category: Academic Affairs
College: Arts & Sciences
Department: English
Assistant Professor of American Literature (1945-present) and Southern Literature
Appalachian SU
Department of English, PO Box 32052, 200 Sanford Hall, Boone NC 28608

http://www.english.appstate.edu

The Department of English at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in American Literature (1945-present) and Southern Literature at the rank of assistant professor to start July 31, 2015, pending final administrative and budgetary approval. We seek a faculty member committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and academic service. The successful candidate will maintain an active research program and teach a 3/3 load including sophomore American Literature surveys, upper-division courses in American Literature for majors, and specialized graduate seminars.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in English, or closely related field, and evidence of successful teaching are required. Evidence of scholarly publication or activity is desirable. We especially welcome candidates with auxiliary interests in one or more of the following areas: film, theory, digital humanities, disability studies, and ecocriticism. (more…)

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a focus on Race and Ethnic Studies (Binghamton University)

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a focus on Race and Ethnic Studies

The Department of English, General Literature, and Rhetoric at Binghamton University seeks candidates who specialize in race/ethnicity in a global, transnational, or comparative context. We welcome candidates who engage with the theories, methods, and archives of reading literature and culture within transnational, transatlantic, hemispheric, and/or transoceanic networks, and we are especially interested in candidates specializing in areas such as African, African American, and Caribbean literatures and cultures, indigenous literatures and cultures, and/or the literatures and cultures of the Americas.

We seek applicants whose work on race and ethnic studies develops an approach compatible with a major campus initiative in Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging, one of five Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAEs) that BinghamtonUniversity has identified for growth under its SUNY2020 plan. The ideal candidate’s research in race and ethnic studies will engage methods and questions across multiple disciplines about citizenship, rights, and/or forms of cultural belonging. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of this TAE as an area of intensive research and teaching. This position includes graduate teaching at a research-intensive public university with a diverse student body. (more…)

Head of Department of English, Purdue University.

We invite applications and nominations for the position of Head of the Department of English at Purdue University. The undergraduate English major consists of five tracks; the graduate programs in English include 5 master’s degrees, an MFA, and Ph.D. Faculty are also involved in such interdisciplinary programs as African American Studies, American Studies, Comparative Literature, Linguistics, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Sixty-one tenured or tenure-track faculty, 8 continuing lecturers, approximately 10 limited term lecturers, three administrative professional staff members, and 8 clerical staff employees, along with approximately 200 graduate students comprise the unit.

Required qualifications: terminal degree (Ph.D., M.F.A., D.F.A.) in any of the areas represented in the Department of English at Purdue (Literature, Creative Writing, English Education, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Composition, Second Language Studies, Theory and Cultural Studies); qualifications for appointment at the rank of full professor at an AAU university; distinguished scholarly record; evidence of excellent teaching; evidence of effective prior leadership in an academic setting. (more…)

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