African American Literature, tenure-track, fall 2015
The Division of Languages & Literature invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line appointment in African-American literature, rank open. We are looking for an exceptional scholar and teacher whose writing and research interests are focused on African-American literature and whose work potentially intersects with American and Atlantic history, American studies, and Africana studies. He or she should be able to teach American studies courses and to participate in the three-course American literature sequence. This faculty member will teach also in Bard’s First-Year Seminar, the foundation of the college’s commitment to general liberal arts education.
The successful candidate must hold or be near completion of a Ph.D. Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a 20-page writing sample and three letters of recommendation by electronic submission through Interfolio by Committee:http://apply.interfolio.com/25344 by November 15, 2014. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.