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African American Literature and Studies of Race & Ethnicity – Assistant Professor – Old Dominion University

English: African American Literature and Studies of Race & Ethnicity – The Department of English at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment to teach undergraduate, M.A., and doctoral courses in an interdisciplinary English Ph.D. program. Required: Ph.D. in English or closely related field by August 15, 2015; evidence of effective teaching and scholarly productivity. Secondary expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: cultural studies, digital humanities, gender & sexuality. Send letter of application, vita, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Dana Heller, Chair, Department of English, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Old Dominion University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. – See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000849524-01?cid=ja#sthash.fQO8fbp0.dpuf

Assistant Professor of English and Writing (University of Tampa)

Assistant Professor of English and Writing

The Department of English and Writing in the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in 20th and 21st century Hemispheric American Studies beginning in August 2015.

The desirable area of expertise is American literary/cultural exchange (including Afro-Caribbean, Latino/Latina, African-American, Cuban, or transnational literatures) with a possible secondary area of knowledge in digital literacy, intermedia and mixed media forms, or post-print publication. Experience with editing/publishing is also ideal. (more…)

Assistant Professor American Literature (Metropolitan State University)

Metropolitan State University and the Department of Literature and Language invites applications for a tenure track, probationary position in American Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2015. The faculty member will teach up to 21 semester credits per year, including courses in American literature, in multidisciplinary humanities, and in methods of undergraduate literary study; engage in active scholarship; contribute service to the department and university; and advise students.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in English in hand by appointment date, with a dissertation in American literature
Evidence of effective teaching at the college or university level

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated expertise in diverse American literatures
Demonstrated expertise in multi-disciplinary humanities
Demonstrated expertise in literary studies methodologies for undergraduate English majors. (more…)

Assistant Professor (American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin)

The Department of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in fall 2015. The desired areas of specialization include Digital Humanities, Ethnic Studies, Literature, Music, and/or Queer Studies. Duties include research, graduate and undergraduate teaching, and service to the department, college and university. It is expected that the successful candidate will teach at least one of the departments core lecture courses each year. In addition to a commitment to teaching at the highest level and a clearly defined research agenda, the successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in American Studies or related field prior to appointment.

Please submit a CV; cover letter with description of teaching and research interests; evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., course syllabi, student evaluations); writing sample (preferably no more than 25 pages); and three letters of recommendation directly from signers (or credentialing services) institutional email address via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/26784 The deadline for submission of applications is November 15, 2014. Questions about application submission should be directed to stephanie.kaufman@austin.utexas.edu.

Background check conducted on applicant selected. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

- See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000849376-01?cid=ja#sthash.l32fG46M.dpuf

Joint Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in African American Studies and English (Clayton State University)

Joint Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in

African American Studies and English

The Departments of Interdisciplinary Studies and English at Clayton State University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of African American Studies and English, beginning in August 1, 2015. We are seeking a well-rounded person who can teach in African American Studies and English, but with an African American Studies specialization in African and/or African American music; African and/or African American religion; and English specialization in Caribbean Literature and/or English Composition. Salary will be commensurate with experience and competitive with comparable programs.

JOINT Position In English and Interdisciplinary Studies (more…)

English – Assistant Professor of Ethnic American Literatures (St. Lawrence University)

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Deadline November 15, 2014
Date Posted September 26, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time
St. Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in ethnic American literatures (with emphasis on African-American literature, Asian-American literature, Latin-American literature, and/or Native American literature). The successful candidate will offer introductory surveys and upper division courses in these subject areas, as well as the departments research methods/theory course. The successful candidate will join a department founded upon the essential relationship between creative expression and the study of literature, a department with a commitment to excellence in teaching as well as scholarship. Normal teaching load is three courses per semester. St. Lawrence offers a generous travel policy, and junior faculty members receive pre-tenure research leave support.

Ph.D., publications, and teaching experience required.

To apply: (more…)

Assistant Professor of English-Latina/o Studies (The Pennsylvania State University)

Assistant Professor of English

The Department of English at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, seeks a Latina/o Studies scholar whose innovative scholarship complements our department`s established strengths in American literature. Penn State offers an interdisciplinary Latina/o Studies undergraduate and graduate minor, which includes courses in the Department of English. Successful applicants will demonstrate a compelling research agenda with significant promise of publication in diverse top tier outlets and across disciplinary boundaries.

PhD must be in hand by time of appointment, August 2015. Faculty will teach two courses per semester (four per calendar year) and have opportunities for supported research leave. Information regarding the department can be found at http://english.la.psu.edu/. Please apply directly online, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, abstract of dissertation (1000 words), and one writing sample. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Karen Davis at kmd16@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the appropriate candidate is found. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in January. (more…)

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