Job Posting: Native American Literature at Florida International University (Deadline: 12.13.13)

Florida Atlantic University
Assistant Professor of Native American Literature
The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2014. Candidates must have teaching and research interests in Native American literatures in English, but special consideration will be given to candidates whose interests also include broader indigenous literatures of the Americas and/or the world, preferably in a comparative context. The new hire will contribute substantially to FAU’s Comparative Studies Ph. D. program and to the university’s developing Human Rights Initiative.
This position will be located on FAU’s main campus at Boca Raton, along with a minor teaching assignment on the Davie campus. We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service. Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule. Faculty teach and mentor graduate students in the department’s Masters Degree programs as well as the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters interdisciplinary PhD program.
Requirements include a PhD in English or Comparative Literature at time of appointment, publication record in field, and relevant teaching experience at the college level. Send letter, abstract and vita, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Professor Adam Bradford, Search Committee Chair, at by December 13th. Applications must also be submitted online at, position number 981390. A scan of the candidate’s official transcript must be attached to this electronic submission. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.
FAU serves a culturally and ethnically diverse six-county region in Southeast Florida (Broward, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie counties) whose total population is more than five million people. FAU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution and respects diversity in all its forms.