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Assistant Professor 20th Century Literature and Cultural Studies (University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley)

The Department of Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach, conduct research, present and publish in the area of 20th Century Literature and Cultural Studies to begin Fall 2015. The position may also include teaching introductory courses in literature, survey of American, British, or World literature, and specialized courses at the undergraduate and graduate (MA) levels. 

 To view a full job description and to apply for this position, go to https://careers.utrgv.edu 

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Part-Time American Literature Instructor (The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics)

Part-Time American Literature Instructor: The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics has an opening for a part-time literature instructor. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in American Literature. Requirements: minimum masters, doctorate preferred. For detailed description of position requirements, please see posting on our website: OSSM.edu. Send letter of interest, resume, and three references to: President, OSSM, 1141 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, or personnel@ossm.edu. EOE

Visiting Professor of English in American Literature (any period) University of St. Francis 

The University of St. Francis, a Catholic, Franciscan institution in Joliet, IL, invites applications for a Visiting Professor of English in American Literature (any period).

We offer undergraduate and graduate programs serving traditional aged and adult students through a variety of learning formats.  The university is located in one of the fastest growing areas in northeastern Illinois, and offers excellent recreational opportunities with access to the rich resources of the Chicago area. In addition to any position-specific requirements, the university is committed to hiring individuals who possess a willingness to support the Catholic and Franciscan values of the university. (more…)

Visiting Queer Studies Faculty (Evergreen State College)

The Evergreen State College seeks applications for a full-time visiting faculty position (fall quarter 2015/winter quarter 2016, October-March) in LGBT/Queer/Trans Studies. The successful candidate will teach an interdisciplinary, coordinated studies program focused on transgender and queer studies, potentially intersecting with literature, cultural studies, disability studies, race/postcolonial studies, queer ecology, or related topics in the arts and humanities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • ABD in History, American Studies, Gender/Womens Studies, Literature, Visual Arts, Performance Studies, Media Studies, or related field; and
  • College level teaching experience in queer or transgender studies. 

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Journal Co-Editor (Nineteenth-Century Studies)

Co-editor of the journal, Nineteenth-Century Studies:
WANTED: Co-editor to join the editorial team of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association’s journal, Nineteenth Century Studies. Duties may include soliciting and corresponding with readers (from the NCSA and NCS boards as well as from the broader scholarly community) for vetting submissions to the journal; editing accepted submissions for substance and fact-checking as needed (not copyediting); and participating in other decisions about journal business with the editorial team. The position is unpaid and voluntary but will enable the right candidate to gain further editorial experience and expertise along with the pleasure of seeing exceptional scholarship into print. Applicants should be established scholars in their field of nineteenth-century studies; all disciplines considered,but interdisciplinary commitment necessary. Editorial experience preferred but not essential.

Please submit a letter of interest and vita to ncs@selu.edu by 1 May 2015.

All applications will be acknowledged.

http://www.ncsaweb.net/Home/ArtMID/476/ArticleID/17/WANTED-Co-editor-

Visiting Lecturer position in Latina/o Studies (Mount Holyoke College)

    Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Lecturer position in Latina/o Studies, within the Department of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American Studies to begin fall 2015.  The successful candidate will be able to teach an “Introduction to Latina/o Studies” as well as a range of courses in her/his area of specialty.  Courses may engage a broad range of U.S. latinidades such as Afro-Latinas/os and Caribbean peoples, US Central- or South Americans, and Chicanas/os.  We are particularly interested in candidates whose work engages interdisciplinary approaches within the humanities.  The teaching expectation is 5 courses per academic year.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand before August 2015.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,220 students and 230 faculty.  Over half of the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  It is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.  Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and persons of color are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/

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Chair in Contemporary American Literature (University of Birmingham)

As part of a sustained phase of investment by the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham, we are seeking to appoint a Professor of Contemporary American Literature for the start of the 2015/16 academic year.

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