Job Posting: Early American Literature at Florida International University (Deadline: 12.1.13)

Florida International University’s Department of English invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, specializing in Early American literature, to begin in the fall of 2014. We are looking for a Ph.D. in English, with specialty in early American literatures (from 1600s up through 1860s) and/or cultural studies; transnational perspectives welcome. Strong preference will be given to candidates who also demonstrate expertise in the digital humanities. Applications should show scholarly activity and teaching experience. Candidates should have their degree in hand by August 2014. Position is contingent upon funding.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online to Job Opening ID 506764 at and electronically attach, in a single pdf file, a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a representative sample of scholarly work. Additionally, three or more recommendation letters should be sent to Dr. Bruce A. Harvey at–subject heading “Early American,” please–via the “Interfolio” portfolio service (for those not using “Interfolio,” have recommenders submit direct to To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 1, 2013. Review will continue until the position is filled.