Visiting Professor (MIT)

The Literature Faculty at MIT seeks to hire a visiting assistant professor for the year 2015-­16, specializing in 20th century and contemporary American or Anglophone literature and film. Candidates must hold a completed PhD by July 1, 2015.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching 48 units over the course of the academic year (two subjects each semester), distributed among introductory, intermediate, and advanced subjects. Members of the Literature Faculty teach in a wide-­ranging undergraduate curriculum. To learn more about our program, go to

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, two sample syllabi (at least one integrating or focusing on film), and three letters of recommendation, including one that addresses teaching. All materials should be submitted no later than March 1, 2015. Interviews will be conducted over Skype in March. Applications can be addressed to Mary Fuller, Head, Literature Faculty, MIT; electronic applications via Academic Jobs

Online ( are strongly preferred. Please direct any questions to Susan Wiedner, Administrative Assistant in Literature, at

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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