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The Department of English at Columbus State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in American Literature before 1900 with emphasis in African-American literature.


American Jewish Literature Assistant Professor (Arizona State University)

The Department of English at Arizona State University-Tempe invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in American Jewish Literature with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2016. Interest in other cultural forms, such as theatre, film, television or digital media is desired. Comparative and transnational perspectives are welcome. The successful candidate will be a member of the Department of English and the interdisciplinary Center for Jewish Studies. The  successful candidate will be expected to conduct research publishable in top tier academic journals, teach undergraduate and graduate students in the area of American Jewish Literature, and engage in professional, university, and community service as appropriate.


Assistant Professor-Early American Literature (Plymouth State University)

Assistant Professor of Early American Literature, Tenure-track

PSU is a coeducational, residential university located in the scenic heart of the Lakes and White Mountain Region of New Hampshire with an enrollment of approximately 4,300 undergraduate students and 3,000 graduate students. Plymouth State University invites applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor of English, with focus on Early American Literature, beginning August 2016.



The Department of English at Rutgers University, which has a long history of scholarship and teaching in African American Literature and Literature of the African Diaspora, announces two Postdoctoral Fellowships for scholars pursuing research in these fields.


Assistant Professor Native American Studies (Northland College )

Northland College, a liberal arts college with a focus on the environment and sustainability, seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as assistant professor of Native American studies to begin in the fall of 2016.
With an enrollment of approximately 600 students, Northland offers unique teaching and research opportunities for its faculty. Our distinctively experiential brand of liberal arts education, our focus on the environment and sustainability, our beautiful location on Lake Superior, and our strong relationships with our surrounding tribal communities make Northland College a great place to develop and sustain a successful academic career.
Qualifications & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will teach Native American studies courses such as American Indian Literature, Native American Worldviews, and Global Indigenous Politics, additional courses in their area and time period of expertise, as well as contribute to the colleges general education curriculum.
A PhD in Native American studies or a related field is strongly preferred. Secondary specialties in American literature, American studies, ethnic studies and/or environmental studies also desired.


Assistant Professor for Creative Writing TT – University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for Creative Writing/Fiction with expertise in Latino/a Studies to start August 2016. Publications of fiction and a terminal degree in a relevant field are required. Publications and service are also required for tenure. Degree in hand by time of appointment is an asset; ABDs will be considered but must complete the degree by February 1, 2017.  The teaching load is 3/4.  Candidates must have an ability and willingness to teach upper-and lower-level creative writing courses as well as composition and sophomore literature surveys as part of regular course rotation; experience in these teaching areas is an asset.

Applicants should submit an initial letter of application and CV online via Interfolio or via the UHD online employment website https://jobs.uhd.edu/.  Applications received by November 2, 2015 will be considered for interviews at the MLA in January.  Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials.  Please direct any questions to Dr. Jane Creighton, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, One Main Street, Houston, TX 77002-1001, creightonj@uhd.edu.

American Multicultural Literature (St. Catherine University)

The Department of English in the Women’s College at St. Catherine University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in American Multicultural Literature to begin Fall 2016, pending budget approval. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. We seek candidates to teach and develop courses for both English majors and non-majors at the introductory and advanced levels. In addition to teaching American Multicultural Literature in its global contexts, the successful candidate will also bring experience in film, media, and cultural studies and in interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary pedagogies and practices, and a proven ability to work with our Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity and Women’s Studies programs, to publish scholarship related to these areas of expertise, and to participate in the college’s Catherine Core curriculum. Other helpful secondary interests include composition theory, performance, sociolinguistics, professional and business writing.



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