Assistant or Associate Professor – 20th and 21st Century African American Literature (Hunter College)

The English Department at Hunter College, CUNY, invites applications for a tenure-line, Assistant or Associate professor position in 20th and 21st century African American literature, beginning in the Fall semester of 2015. Preferred subfields include Gender and Sexuality Studies, African Diaspora, and/or popular culture. Applicants should expect to have the PhD in hand by the position start date.

Phd in area of expertise, strong record of teaching achievement, an active research agenda in the field.

CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Applications must be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The search will remain open until the position is filled.

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We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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