Job Posting: American Literature at New Jersey City University (Deadline: 12.1.2013)

Assistant  Professor

New Jersey City University invites applications from candidates for a tenure-track position in American Literature to begin fall 2014.

The successful candidate must be willing and able to teach courses outside his/her areas of specialization, including courses in the undergraduate major, general education program, and composition program. Applicants with expertise in Early American literary traditions are particularly welcome. 


  • teaching the equivalent of 24 semester hours per year
  • conducting scholarly research
  • Department responsibilities include committee participation, curriculum development and student advisement.  College and University service is also expected.


Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature

significant teaching experience

experience teaching a diverse college student population is preferred.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, a short writing sample (10 pages), and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Barbara Feldman, Dean

William J. Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences

New Jersey City University

2039 Kennedy Blvd.

Jersey City, NJ 07305

Electronic submissions may be forwarded by December 1, 2013 at

An Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply :

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New Jersey City University is a culturally diverse public urban institution located in the greater New York metropolitan area and is one of nine state colleges/universities in New Jersey. The University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal arts and professional studies to over 8,000 students, an extensive cooperative education program, an expanding continuing education program, and a significant presence in Distance Education. Faculty number almost 250.