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Assistant Professor of Early and 19th-Century American Literature (Ball State)

Ball State University’s Department of English is accepting applications for a permanent, full-time, tenure track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Early and 19th-Century American Literature.
Major responsibilities: Teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area(s) of specialization; teaching a wide range of courses in English as appropriate to the candidate’s expertise; ongoing scholarly publication; service as appropriate. Keep abreast of relevant scholarly developments and incorporate them into teaching; engage in scholarly research, professional development in area(s) of specialization sufficient to attain and maintain Graduate Faculty status.
Minimum qualifications: Completion of PhD in English or related discipline from an accredited college or university by August 1, 2017, with specialization in Early and 19th-Century American Literature, record of effective teaching at the college level, and a record of quality publications and/or presentations in the primary area of specialization. (more…)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Literary Studies (The New School in New York)

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School invites applications for a one-year visiting position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Literary Studies with a start date of Fall 2016. Lang’s Literary Studies curriculum features discussion-based seminars that consider the written word from both critical and creative perspectives. Faculty utilize innovative methods to discover breadth and depth in texts, in writing assignments, and in the field as a whole.


Visiting Assistant Professor, American Literature (Rollins College)

The Department of English at Rollins College invites applications for a one-year replacement position for a specialist in American Literature beginning Fall 2016. The teaching schedule of    six courses over two semesters will include literature electives in the candidate’s area of specialization, an upper-level class in American literature after 1850, and at least one section of first-year writing. Courses include traditional and non-traditional students. A Ph.D. in American Literature is preferred; ABD may be considered.


Post Doctoral Researcher in Special Collections and Digital Humanities (The University of Delaware)

The University of Delaware Library and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow of Special Collections and Digital Humanities. We seek an untenured scholar in the humanities (PhD received January 2010 – June 2016). The mission of the Fellow is to promote primary sources related to African American culture found in Special Collections at the University of Delaware Library through collaborative instruction, programming, creative outreach, and project development. The fellowship is a residential one-year academic appointment (September 2016-August 31, 2017), renewable up to three years. The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree. We are looking for an engaged humanist whose educational background suits her or him to work at the intersection of the classroom, the museum and/or archive, and the digital realm. Relevant training in programming, library sciences, computer graphics, computational linguistics, or other fields relevant to digital humanities research is desirable but not required.

Visiting Assistant Professor of the Study of Women and Gender and English Language and Literature (Smith College)

The Program for the Study of Women and Gender (SWG) and the Department of English Language and Literature at Smith College invite applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin July 2016. We seek a scholar working at the intersection of questions of race, gender, and sexuality in literary and/or visual texts in the contemporary U.S.


Post-Doc Fellowship in Women’s Studies (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) invites applications for a post-doctoral teaching fellowship in Women’s Studies. The fellowship is a two-year appointment, contingent on positive evaluations from students and peers during the first year, as well as the curricular needs of the program. As part of the appointment, the fellow will teach a 3/3 course load, mentor undergraduate women’s studies majors, and contribute to the activities of the program. The fellow will receive office space, a travel stipend, and have full access to the Indiana University library system. The fellowship is equivalent to a full-time position and includes a competitive salary and benefits package.