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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Anglophone Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century (1660-1800)Edit

The English & Foreign Languages Department in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2018.

The Position: We seek to hire a faculty member working on transnational, Anglophone literature of the long eighteenth century (1660-1800). The successful candidate will teach courses in the English B.A. and M.A. programs, and contribute to the educational mission of the CSU system.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in English (or a closely related field such as Comparative Literature) from an accredited university by no later than August 1, 2018.
Ability to teach Anglophone literature—including surveys of British literature.
Ability to teach courses in literary theory, in particular gender studies.
Evidence of effective college or university teaching experience to a diverse population
Evidence of current and potential ability to build a strong record of scholarly publication.
Demonstrated ability to contribute excellence of a diverse academic community through research, teaching and/or service, and of commitment to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

Preferred/ Desired Qualifications:

Evidence of one or two subspecialties in any of the following areas such as: 1) transnational or transatlantic studies, 2) Milton and his contemporaries, or 3) the rise of the novel.
Evidence of any additional experience with internship programs, English Education at the secondary level, or comparative literature is desirable.

Application Procedure: To apply, please go to: http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/efl-transnational.shtml A completed application will consist of the following:

a cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience as well as interests and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
a curriculum vitae;
a student success statement about the candidate’s teaching, experiences, successes and challenges in working with a diverse student population (one single-spaced page);
A completed application form found at the link: http://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/documents/acadapplication.pdf;
a transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists);
three recent (on letterhead, signed and dated within the past two years) letters of reference. Please ask your letter writers to submit them via http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/efl-transnational-letters.shtml

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received by October 20, 2017. Early response is encouraged. Semi-finalists will be interviewed via video conferencing.

Please address inquiries to: Long Eighteenth-Century Transnational Literature Faculty Search Committee, C/o Dr. Liliane Fucaloro, Search Chair, English and Foreign Languages Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA. 91768. Phone: 909.869.3834 FAX: 909.869.4896 Email: lfucaloro@cpp.edu

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Clemson University (SC) - TT Assistant or Adv. Assistant Professor in African American and African Diasporic Literatures - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English at Clemson University invites applicants for the position of Assistant or Advanced Assistant Professor in African American and African Diasporic Literatures, commencing August 2018. We especially seek candidates with research and teaching interests in comparative approaches to literary and cultural studies of the 1920s-present. Applicants should provide evidence of a strong record of publication and a vibrant research agenda as befits an advanced hire if applying as an Advanced Assistant candidate.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at all levels of our undergraduate and MA programs, conducting and publishing high quality research of discovery or engagement, and performing university and community-engaged service. Clemson's Department of English offers a BA in English, MAs in English and in Professional Communication, and participates in the interdisciplinary Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design PhD program.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in English, African American Studies, Africana Studies, or closely related discipline required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a letter of application and a CV through Interfolio. Address questions to Professor Susanna Ashton, Chair (sashton@clemson.edu). Applications will be reviewed starting October 2nd, 2017, and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, applications must be received by October 2nd, 2017.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

https://apply.interfolio.com/44521

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Colgate University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Modern Irish and Postcolonial LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018, in modern Irish and postcolonial literature. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Teaching assignment of five courses per year includes introductory literature courses and advanced courses in the candidate’s area(s) of specialization. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Please submit letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of reference at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10076. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their letter of application how their approach to teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin November 18, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the MLA convention in New York City, January 4-7, 2018, or, for candidates who cannot attend the convention, via remote technologies. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at http://www.upstatenyherc.org.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the English department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/english. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Colorado College (CO) - TT Asst. Professor - Global Anglophone LiteratureEdit

The English Department at Colorado College seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in global Anglophone literature and postcolonial studies, including comparative and interdisciplinary approaches. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students who represent a broad spectrum of classes, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions. Applicants should be prepared to teach a range of courses featuring key works and authors within an expansive liberal arts curriculum and are encouraged to highlight a record of excellence in scholarship and undergraduate teaching. PhD in English, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, or Race, Ethnicity and Migration Studies required by time of appointment. Opportunity to contribute to college-wide interdisciplinary programs.

Colorado College is committed to increasing the diversity of the College community and curriculum. Further, the College is dedicated to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, and working. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply and to identify themselves and their relevant experience.

For more information about Colorado College, please visit http://www.coloradocollege.edu Minimum Qualifications: PhD in English, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, or Race, Ethnicity and Migration Studies required by time of appointment.

Applications should be submitted by Sunday, October 22, 2017 and should include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching statement, and (4) writing sample.

All applicants need to provide contact information for at least three references to submit letters of recommendation. The application site will send emails to references with instructions for electronic submission.

Please direct questions regarding the position to the chair of the search, Professor Regula Meyer Evitt, rmevitt@coloradocollege.edu

LINK: https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/3034

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  • This department advertises some version of this position every year or every second year. Next time they should get their act together.

Emerson College (MA) - TT Assistant Professor in Asian Diasporic LiteraturesEdit

The Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing at Emerson College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Asian Diasporic literatures. The appointment begins August 23, 2018. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to traditional research, teaching, and service.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

The Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing is a vibrant and engaged community of scholars, writers, publishers, and designers with over 80 full- and part-time faculty members, 480 undergraduate majors, and 209 graduate students in the Creative Writing MFA program and Publishing MA program.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Asian Diasporic literature (East and South Asian, Asian American and Asian British studies cultures, languages and literatures) or a related field, experience teaching literature at the college level, and evidence of scholarly activity. Desired secondary areas of interest include: critical race theory, contemporary literature taught in translation, global and transnational studies, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, settler colonial studies, or Asian literatures and literary traditions. A strong commitment to undergraduate education in a residential college environment is essential.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses on the traditions, histories, and theories of Asian Diasporic literatures. The candidate may also teach literary foundations and courses fulfilling a college-wide literature requirement, which could include a first-year seminar. Graduate literature courses for MFA creative writing and MA publishing students may be part of the teaching duties. Experience teaching online classes or a willingness to teach literature in an online MFA program is desirable. In addition to teaching five courses a year, all faculty members advise and mentor students and participate in the college’s system of shared governance.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in Boston’s Literary Cultural District in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and all 50 states.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three references. Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, but the position remains open until filled.

LINK to Apply: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/14851

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Fashion Institute of Technology (NY) - TT Faculty - World LiteratureEdit

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the English and Communication Studies Department, School of Liberal Arts.

The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for nearly 70 years. With a curriculum that provides a singular blend of hands-on, practical experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are relevant to today's rapidly changing industries. Internationally renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college offers more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.

With close ties to industry, FIT draws faculty from the city's art, business, and design elite, and from the rich academic community of the region. The College continually seeks creative faculty members who are passionate about their field and demonstrate exceptional professional capability in the core competencies of instruction design, learning enrichment, globalism, and use of technology, as well as mastery of established and emerging industry practices.

The School of Liberal Arts provides the foundation for an FIT degree, committed to providing a broad-based general education for FIT students, integrating traditional academic study with career preparation. Home to seven academic departments, 17 minors, and two interdisciplinary majors, our faculty prepare students to become reflective, critical, and engaged citizens of the world. Committed to scholarship, academic service and student-centered instruction, faculty members foster an understanding of diverse cultures and international perspectives as well as an appreciation for the richness and changing composition of American culture.

The English and Communication Studies Department prepares students to be reflective, creative, critical, and engaged citizens of the world through the study of literature, writing, and communication. Our wide-ranging curriculum provides students with the tools to navigate their environment, to stimulate the imagination, and to communicate across boundaries and borders as they begin to enter the marketplace.

Job Description: Please note that the College reserves the right to select one or more candidates after having been duly reviewed and presented to the President in conformance with the provisions of Article 15 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The English and Communication Studies Department seeks a specialist in world literature with a regional specialization including, but not limited to, African, Caribbean, Latin American, Middle Eastern, Oceanic, or South/South East Asian literary traditions. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute leadership and vision to the department's literature program, to provide intellectual and pedagogical innovation for world literature courses, to serve as a mentor to current and new literature faculty, and to develop interdisciplinary college-wide programming in global and area studies. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other Liberal Arts departments and have a commitment to working with culturally, linguistically, and academically diverse students in an institution with strong emphasis on globalism and experiential learning.

At hire, the successful candidate will be expected to teach existing courses in the English and Communication Studies Department, including introductory literature and composition, and to develop new curriculum in the candidate's area of specialization. Additionally, the candidate will engage in academic service and conduct research in their area of expertise.

Requirements: Successful candidates will excel in the following areas:

Globalism: Possess expertise in helping students discover how specific works of literature can challenge or solidify accepted norms and uncover moments of cultural evolution and revolution. Demonstrate ability to help students delve into human experience by examining key works of literature from diverse historical, aesthetic, and cultural perspectives while also encouraging them to challenge essentializing tendencies and debates that might circulate and solidify around the reception of these works. Demonstrate ability to create a dynamic classroom where students can effectively communicate across cultural and linguistic boundaries and balance differing worldviews based upon a deep knowledge and awareness of other people, countries, cultures, and beliefs through the study of literature. Strengthen curricular offerings in literature as well as introduce students to new canons from global literary traditions based upon the candidate's areas of expertise.

Instructional Design: Demonstrate ability to adapt course materials to adjust to new innovations within and outside of the discipline. Demonstrate instructional variety and flexibility to accommodate students of different learning styles, abilities, demographics, or diversity. Demonstrate experience in creating curriculum and classroom environments that will reinforce and further develop advanced skills in critical reading, thinking, presenting, and writing.

Learning Enrichment: Demonstrate innovative and creative pedagogical approaches into the classroom and exhibit a love of learning that is communicated effectively to students. Possess a passion for expanding students' horizons, curiosities and imagination through literary exemplars and wide-ranging curricular innovations that fall outside the Western literary tradition. Demonstrate experience in guiding students to hone lateral thinking skills and to engage in critical analysis as they dissect a work's themes, authorial and stylistic choices, historical context and cultural significance through careful literary analysis. Demonstrate the vision to deliver and advance the mission of the English and Communication Studies Department and the School of Liberal Arts: to develop reflective, critical and engaged citizens of the world.

Professionalism: Maintain active participation in professional practices and scholarship, and a willingness to mentor faculty both within the School of Liberal Arts and across the College. Demonstrate expertise in current critical, theoretical, and pedagogical trends and practices in the field. Demonstrate ability to represent FIT with innovative scholarship presented at local, regional, national, and international professional organizations and through peer-reviewed publications. Demonstrate ability to support FIT's goals and mission of promoting issues of sustainability, pluralism, and diversity through literary studies.

Technology: Demonstrate ability to utilize innovative instructional technology and to select the most appropriate technologies to enhance student-learning outcomes. Possess expertise in utilizing social and emerging media to create engaging and evolving methods of instruction and student-centered interaction. Candidates will have a PhD in English, Literature, or Comparative Literature with a regional specialization including, but not limited to African, Caribbean, Latin American, Middle Eastern, Oceanic, or South/South East Asian literary traditions by the date of appointment (August 20, 2018). Candidates should also exhibit a record of academic research and publication, professional activities, successful college-level teaching, and familiarity with both online and hybrid learning.

Applicants with research and teaching expertise in a broad range of non-Western literary traditions with a comparative, transnational, interdisciplinary, and/or Postcolonial studies approach, in addition to literary subfields that might include classics, critical theory, diasporic studies, ecocriticism, gender and sexuality studies, and theatre and performance studies. Experience with interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to teaching literature and the digital humanities is especially welcome.

Additional Information: This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2018. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and appointment rank will be based on education level and cumulative experience.

Please note that a background check is required for appointment to this position.

Application Instructions: Online applications are strongly encouraged. Please note applications without all application materials will not be considered.

For consideration, please provide: Letter of interest clearly indicating your qualifications for the position; Curriculum Vitae/Resume; A minimum of three professional references, including names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail contact information; Evidence of teaching effectiveness; Statement of teaching philosophy; and Sample publication/writing sample.

To apply online, please go to: https://fitnyc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=EC4CACE8BFACA3E8D1316CE39B945AE9?JOBID=87689

Please note due that due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to contact each applicant individually. Additional information about the Fashion Institute of Technology can be found at http://www.fitnyc.edu.

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  • Please be aware this is a 4/4 position -- 12 credits per semester.
  • Also posted at Comparative 2018

Hartwick College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Media Studies / Postcolonial LiteratureEdit

MEDIA STUDIES/POST-COLONIAL LITERATURE: The Department of English at Hartwick College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2018, pending final administrative approval. We seek candidates with a PhD in English or related discipline with teaching and research strengths in Media Studies, including the cultural semiotics of both traditional and new media (TV, social media, graphic arts, digital artifacts, film, etc.). Candidates will also have secondary expertise in World and/or Postcolonial Literature and Culture. Experience with interpretive digital humanities is an asset. Specific teaching assignments will include courses on media studies, post-colonial literature, and literary theory, as well as general education courses, including First Year Seminars and Composition. Teaching load will average 20 semester credit hours or the equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College’s distinctive four-week January Term. The successful candidate will possess an established commitment to and record of excellence, innovation, and diversity in undergraduate teaching combined with strong evidence of publication or the promise of future publication. This candidate will demonstrate an ability to contribute to our vibrant undergraduate program in literature and cultural studies and, if interested, may contribute to current and emerging College-wide interdisciplinary majors and initiatives. Committee service and academic advising also are expected for tenure and promotion.

An independent, residential liberal arts, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce. Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.”

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Additional information about Hartwick (an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research) and the Department may be found on our web site at www.hartwick.edu.

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check of every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

To apply, please send: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; evidence of teaching, scholarly, and creative excellence or the potential for it, as established through the submission of a teaching portfolio, and scholarly article or essay, or original creative work or website; a Diversity Statement: viz, a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement; (http://www.hartwick.edu/campus-life/student-affairs/intercultural-affairs/diversity-at- hartwick/); and, an individual letter of reference sent from each of three referees.

Letters should be addressed to Dr. Susan Navarette, Chair, Department of English, and all materials must be sent electronically to facultyjobs@hartwick.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Harvard University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Modern Asian, African, and/or Middle Eastern LiteraturesEdit

The Department of Comparative Literature seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in comparative literature, with expertise in modern Asian, African, and/or Middle Eastern literatures. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, typically two courses per semester and including both required and elective courses. We are seeking an energetic colleague who will be committed to building our programs in literature and forging new directions in the humanities, one ready to share in advising students as well as participating fully in the intellectual life of the department and the university. Preference will be given to applicants with training in comparative and/or world literary theory. We welcome as well applicants who are working in creative combinations of languages and literatures and/or film and digital media. Applicants must have received the doctorate or equivalent degree, or show clear evidence of planned receipt of the degree by the beginning of employment. Applicants must also demonstrate substantial work with original-language materials in at least three languages, including at least one Asian, African, or Middle Eastern language.

Keywords: Assistant professor, faculty, tenure track, comparative literature, East Asian literatures, South Asian literatures, Southeast Asian literatures, Middle Eastern literatures, African literatures, East Asian languages, South Asian languages, Southeast Asian languages, Middle Eastern languages, African languages, film, digital media, Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARieS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7769). All materials must be submitted by October 15, 2017: 1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Teaching statement (approximately 500 words) 4. Research statement (approximately 500 words) 5. Dissertation Abstract and Table of Contents 6. Sample of scholarship (25 pp. writing sample) 7. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated e-mail to upload a letter of recommendation through the ARIeS portal once the candidates application has been submitted. All letters should be received no later than October 29, 2017. Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Contact Information: Professor Karen Thornber, Search Committee Chair, Department of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Dana Palmer House, 16 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. Contact email: Melissa Carden, carden@fas.harvard.edu.

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Marlboro College (VT) - TT Position in Literature and Writing - British and Anglophone LiteratureEdit

Marlboro College seeks applications from broadly trained, dedicated teachers for a full-time, tenure-track position in Literature and Writing. Successful applicants will connect their teaching and scholarship to larger questions related to race, migration, transnational experience, colonial and postcolonial experience and empire. Responsibilities include teaching Anglophone, British and world literature in translation to undergraduate students, teaching in Marlboro's Clear Writing Program, directing tutorials in literature, working in collaboration with faculty in other disciplines, and contributing to Marlboro's community governance. College teaching beyond the graduate assistant level preferred. PhD required by start date.

Marlboro College is noted for its intellectual rigor, lively classroom discussion, and commitment to democratic process. We are committed to the development of clear writing and a global perspective. Our intentionally small undergraduate student body enjoys unparalleled access to faculty, a responsibility in governing the community, and individualized courses of study on our campus in the hills of southern Vermont. Marlboro College is an Equal Opportunity employer. The faculty, students, and staff share a commitment to diversity and the values of equality, inclusion, and respect for all human differences.

Application consideration begins November 10, 2017; position begins August 2018. All applicants must apply online at http://www.marlboro.edu/offices/hr/jobs/faculty/. Electronic attachments to the online application should include: a curriculum vitae; a letter of application; a proposal (one page or less) for a potential course team-taught with faculty outside your discipline; evidence of effective teaching, including statement of teaching philosophy, and course evaluations if available. In addition, applicants will need to provide the names and contact information for three references, at least one of whom should be able to speak to their teaching.

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Nanyang Technological University (SGP) - TT Asst. Prof - Asian Literature and CultureEdit

The School of Humanities (SoH) at NTU Singapore pursues discplinary excellence and promotes interdiciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with the up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking competence, research expertise, and communications skills that will enable them to realise their potential and aspirations to make lasting contributions to Singapore and further afield.

The School of Humanities seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Asian Literature and Culture. Candiates specializing in any area of expertise (including any literary genre, theatre, performance, cinema, or some combination of the above) will be considered. Related areas, such as Asian-Australian literature or British-Asian writing, are also welcome as secondary fields.

Canidates should possess a PhD in the relevant area of specialisation and demonstrate a strong track record in or potential for research as well as a commitment to teaching and administrative service. Selection will be based on evidence of potential for high-quality research and effective teaching. The usual workload includes teaching two courses per semester, conducting scholarly research and contributing to university services.

The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emolumnets and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions of Service for academic appointments.

The successful candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2018.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx) and send your application package [consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vitae (including records of innovative curriculum development and teaching experience), teaching statement, and the names and conduct details of at least three referees] to:

The Search Committee, Attention: Associate Professor Tamara Wagner, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, School of Humanities, 14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332
Email: english-search@ntu.edu.sg

Applications sent via email should include a reference to "Assistant Professor (Asian Literature) in the subject line.

Deadline: Oct. 25 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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New College of Florida (FL) -  TT Asst. Professor of English/Comparative Literature (Postcolonial, Transatlantic, or Diasporic Anglophone Literatures)Edit

We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English or related area, specializing in postcolonial, transatlantic, or diasporic anglophone literatures. Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or closely related field with degree completed at time of appointment is expected. New College is undergoing an exciting period of growth across the college over the next 3 years; this position is one of 15 authorized under the first year of this plan and the successful applicant will be part of a significant incoming cohort across the curriculum. https://www.ncf.edu/about/growth-2024/). Period, genre, and geographic area of specialization are open; a focus on African and African diasporic and/or Afro-Caribbean/ Afro-Caribbean diasporic literature, literature and culture of the Indian subcontinent, circum-Atlantic literatures, and/or commonwealth literatures is of particular interest. Ability to teach across period, including prior to the nineteenth-century is desirable. Interest in and teaching competence in indigenous studies, ecocriticism, migration, hybrid language writing, or postcolonial/decolonial writing and theory welcomed. New College faculty collaborate with colleagues across the college’s liberal arts curriculum; joint-appointment possible as appropriate.

About New College: Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research/creative work has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship. (http://www.ncf.edu).

Teaching and Scholarship Expectations: New College seeks teacher-scholars who will contribute to its liberal arts mission. The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. In addition, faculty members provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor senior undergraduate theses/projects, and serve on baccalaureate examination committees. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a program of scholarly research or creative work. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching.

Diversity Statement: New College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups, women, and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply.

Application: Interested candidates should apply online at http://www.ncf.edu/employment . Please send the following documents in .docx or .pdf format to GlobalEnglish@ncf.edu: a letter of application, a current CV, and unofficial graduate transcripts. In addition, provide 1) a statement about teaching philosophy; 2) a statement regarding the candidate’s contributions or approaches to supporting an inclusive culture and learning environment; 3) A writing sample (published or unpublished); 4) and three brief course descriptions (300-500 words), one directed to students in their first or second year new to the field, and two topical courses related to the candidate’s expertise for advancing students. (New College faculty design their own class content and syllabi in consultation with colleagues rather than teaching courses from a general catalog.)

Applicants should send the names and contact information for three references. Deadline: We will begin reviewing files 30 October, and continue until the position is filled. According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding applications are open to the public upon request. Applicants who need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the selection process are invited to notify the chair of the search committee 48 hours in advance of a meeting. New College is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution.

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Oklahoma City University (OK) - TT Assistant Professor of English/Comparative Literature - Generalist (incl. Postcolonial / World Lit.)Edit

The Department of English and Modern Languages in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma City University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track faculty position beginning Fall 2018.

Primary teaching responsibilities include general education literature courses with opportunities to teach in appropriate secondary area(s); possible teaching responsibilities might also include composition courses or foreign language courses. The required teaching load is 21 credit hours per year.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature, with a generalist’s ability to teach a range of undergraduate courses. Preferred secondary area expertise in one of the following: transnational or transatlantic literature, world literatures, decolonizing/indigenous literatures, postcolonial studies, Shakespeare, 17th/18th Century British and Romanticism.

Further preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated interest, experience, and qualification in teaching foreign language curriculum. The ideal candidate will show an understanding of the value of an interconnected liberal arts education.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2018 and must demonstrate successful undergraduate teaching experience as well as a commitment to undergraduate education.

Teaching, Scholarship, and Service Requirements: In addition to teaching, supervision, and advising of students, all tenure-track and tenured faculty members in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences must fulfill scholarship and service requirements as defined by the Procedures for Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure, an appendix to the Oklahoma City University Faculty Handbook. Effective teaching, scholarship, and service are required for promotion and tenure.

Faculty members are expected to participate in the department's work in student recruiting and retention, advising, curriculum, and assessment. More information about the Department of English and Modern Languages is available at http://www.okcu.edu/english/.

The Department of English and Modern Languages: The English and Modern Languages department at Oklahoma City University offers an English undergraduate major with three tracks—literature, writing, and English education—as well as a Spanish major. Undergraduate minors are available in English, Spanish, French, and Chinese. The department further offers a low-residency MFA in Creative Writing. In addition, the department supports the general education program with writing and literature courses and contributes to the Film and Honors Program. Faculty members also have the opportunity for occasional teaching abroad in the University’s program in Singapore, as well as the opportunity to participate in faculty-led study abroad in a variety of international partner institutions.

The Petree College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma City University: The Petree College of Arts and Sciences embraces the value of a liberal arts education and prepares students in all disciplines to think critically, creatively, and ethically. Our students are challenged to become servant leaders through an education that engages them to become socially and ecologically responsible citizens in our world. Through rigorous coursework taught by excellent faculty, the Petree College is committed to an education that is relevant, socially engaged, and life transforming. The faculty and staff of Petree College are not only concerned about preparing students for careers. More importantly, we want to prepare you for life. We hope that you will join us to participate in an education that will make a difference for you and for the world.

About Oklahoma City University: Oklahoma City University was founded in 1904 and is a coeducational, urban, private university located in the Uptown district of Oklahoma City. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Oklahoma City University is the only Oklahoma institution listed in the top tier of the regional, master's-level university category by U.S. News and World Report magazine.

Employee Benefits: The faculty of OCU are afforded a generous and comprehensive benefits package designed to fit the needs of you and your family. Benefits offered include: health (medical, dental and vision) insurance, flexible spending accounts, university paid life insurance, university paid long-term disability insurance, retirement plans, and tuition remission for employees and qualifying dependents who wish to take classes or pursue a degree at OCU.

Procedure for Submitting Applications: Submit a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., list of three professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

Writing samples and additional teaching materials may be requested of candidates during the screening and interview process.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact for Additional Questions:

Search Chair: Dr. Karen Schiler, Chair of the Department of English and Modern Languages, keschiler@okcu.edu
Diversity Advocate: Dr. Tracy Floreani, Professor of English, Director of the Center for Interpersonal Studies, tafloreani@okcu.edu

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Royal Military College (CAN) - TT / Full-time continuing Asst. Professor - World LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at the Royal Military College of Canada invites applications for a full-time continuing position in World Literatures; a secondary area of teaching expertise is an asset.  The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and, subject to budgetary approval, will begin August 2018.

Candidates must have a PhD in English, a strong record of research, and a demonstrated ability and interest in teaching at all undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will teach introductory English courses in the core program as well as senior courses in World Literatures while maintaining an active research record and contributing to the service needs of the department and the university.

Applicants must apply online to the Arts Inventory at the following link: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=876080.  Complete applications, including curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, sample publications, letters of reference, and any additional relevant material should be sent to the following contact:ontarioregionalstaffing@forces.gc.ca; clearly indicate your applicant number and the selection process number 15-DND-EA-KGSTN-400201.

The deadline for applications is 2 November 2017

LINK: https://accute.ca/2017/06/13/job-assistant-professor-world-literatures-full-time-continuing-royal-military-college-deadline-nov-2-2017/

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Rutgers University-Newark (NJ) - Cluster Hire: Study of Islam, Middle East, Islamic Humanities (incl. English)Edit

Committed to building a cluster of faculty who study Islam, the Middle East, and Islamic Humanities covering a broad temporal and geographical range, Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N) invites applications from scholars in these areas. In particular, we are looking for persons in the following fields: 1. Quran and Hadith. 2. Arabic Literature. 3. African cinema/media, intellectual and material cultures of centers of exchange in western Africa or the Swahili coast. 4. Islam and the African diaspora. 5 Art and architecture from the Islamic world.

While appointments, which will be at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, will be made into the appropriate department, which may include Arts, Culture and Media, African-American and African Studies, and English, among others, we are seeking candidates who have a dynamic and interdisciplinary conception of the humanities.

We also welcome candidates with a particular interest in philosophy, intellectual history, aesthetics, and critical theory as these fields pertain to the study of Islam.

Responsibilities: Candidates must be able to teach both introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in their fields. There are also opportunities for interdisciplinary and collaborative teaching both within the department and across the RU-N. Candidates must be dedicated to providing quality instruction; able to contribute to the cluster’s multidisciplinary focus; and undertake independent scholarly activity appropriate for advancement within Rutgers University.

Requirements: Candidates must have: a Ph.D. by the time of appointment; relevant teaching experience; a record of scholarly work and a clear research agenda, demonstrating the ability to build a body of recognized work suitable for tenure at a research university.

You can apply for this position online at https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/52960

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Saint Mary’s College of California (CA) - TT Assistant Professor in Anglophone and 18th-Century LiteratureEdit

Saint Mary’s College of California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of English, with expertise in Anglophone literature and the long 18th Century. We especially welcome candidates working in the critical study of race and empire, the British Romantics and/or the development of the British novel. Ability to contribute to interdisciplinary programs, such as Ethnic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies, is preferred.

Saint Mary’s College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic and Lasallian traditions. The College’s practices and policies reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected and supported.

Standard teaching assignment is six courses annually; the position includes courses in 18th-century and Anglophone literature, lower-division English courses, and first-year composition. Faculty are also expected to teach in the College’s Core Curriculum, January Term, and Collegiate Seminar Programs. Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature, or doctoral candidacy with expectation of degree by June 1, 2018.

For full details, including qualifications, responsibilities, salary range, starting date, and how to apply, please see our on-line posting and application portal at https://apply.interfolio.com/44682. Questions may be directed to department chair, Molly Metherd, at mmetherd@stmarys-ca.edu.

Deadline: Consideration and review of applications will begin immediately. The position closes October 15, 2017 EST.

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Simmons College (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Global Anglophone LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Simmons College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Global Anglophone literature (possibly specializing in African, Caribbean, or South Asian literature and culture). Desired subfields include: Global film and visual culture, Global / Transnational / Postcolonial literary studies, Digital Humanities, and/or U.S. Ethnic Literatures. The position will begin September 1, 2018. All requirements for the PhD must be complete by the start date.

The successful candidate will be expected to offer a variety of courses in Global Anglophone Literature, including introductory and upper division courses. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong record of interdisciplinary work and who would be able to teach in the Simmons College general education program, the Simmons PLAN.

Candidates must be fully committed to liberal arts education and to excellence in teaching and student advising. Candidates must also demonstrate a significant scholarly agenda.

Located in Boston, Simmons College is a private, non-sectarian college consisting of a four-year, undergraduate women's college and coeducational graduate schools, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate women and 5,000 graduate women and men enrolled. Simmons is committed to providing high quality, personalized educational opportunities for all students.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and teaching statement (including teaching philosophy and evidence of excellent teaching) to the English Department Search Committee at https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Simmons-Careers/jobs.

In addition, arrange for letters of recommendation to be submitted to the English Department at: Rachel.Lacasse@simmons.edu. Please submit a dossier including at least three references.

Applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

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Springfield College (MA) - TT Asst. Professor of World LiteratureEdit

Springfield College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of World literature in the Department of Humanities. The College is seeking candidates with experience teaching both contemporary and pre-twentieth century literatures, particularly poetry. Expertise in Latino/a literature is desirable. A strong commitment to equity, diversity and student success is required. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester including first-year writing, advising, and service to and beyond the college.

Successful candidates must have an earned doctorate in English, Comparative Literature, or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and demonstrated excellence in teaching. ABD with degree completion prior to employment date acceptable. Additionally, an active research program or evidence of research potential is expected.

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy - the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. For more information, please visit the College's homepage at www.springfield.edu.

Initial review of applications will begin November 13, 2017 with an employment date of August, 2018.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, and the names and contact information for 3-5 professional references.

Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equality in education and employment.

Online App. Form: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1210401&d=ExternalCareerSite

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St. Lawrence University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - 20th and 21st Century Postcolonial British LiteraturesEdit

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in 20th - 21st Century Postcolonial British literatures, with specialty in at least one postcolonial Anglophone literature. The successful candidate will offer introductory surveys and advanced seminars in these areas and literary theory. Normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

Ph.D. in British Literature in-hand by August 2018. Proof of publications and teaching experience. Expertise in creative writing also desirable. The successful candidate will join a department with a curricular commitment to teaching the mutuality of the study of literature and the practice of creative expression.

Applications should be received by November 13, 2017; review will continue until the position is filled.

Please note the following two part application process.

1.Interested applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, C.V. emphasizing publications and relevant teaching experience, statement on diversity, sample syllabi, and letters of recommendation via Interfolio's ByCommittee. Questions can be directed to Colleen Friot at cfriot@stlawu.edu.

2.Applicants must complete a St. Lawrence University online application form at https://employment.stlawu.edu/.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45698

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Stanford University (CA) - TT Assistant Professor of English, Asian American Literature and Culture or Global Anglophone LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Stanford University is searching for scholars who research and teach in either of two fields of study: 1) Asian American Literature and Culture or 2) Global Anglophone Literature. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and on the tenure-track. We welcome applications from candidates who employ transnational, diasporic, intersectional, comparative race, postcolonial, decolonial and/or interdisciplinary approaches to the study of literature in any period. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in the English Department at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should use the link above to submit an application by November 1, 2017. Applicants should submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (20-30 pages), and at least three reference letters. If applicants cannot send reference letters online, please address them to Professor Alex Woloch, Chair, Department of English, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 460, Rm. 201, Stanford, CA 94305-2087. We expect to interview at the MLA convention.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44900

MLA JIL 9/11/17

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University of British Columbia (CAN) - TT Assistant Professor in Transnational Asian LiteraturesEdit

The Department of English at the University of British Columbia - Vancouver seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Transnational Asian Literatures.

We invite applications from specialists working on transnational Asian literatures and cultures. Possible areas of interest include Transpacific and Pacific studies, Global Asian and Asian diasporic literatures, postcolonial writing, or Asian and South Asian Canadian literature. We welcome transnational and comparative perspectives, historical range, the blending of creative and critical modes, and community engagement.

The Department of English is actively renewing its curriculum, aiming both to showcase its traditional strengths, and to enhance research and teaching in new and emerging areas. Current and planned courses that are potentially relevant to this position include Global South Connections; World Literature and Social Movements; Migrations and Transnational Networks; Early Canadian Literature; Asian Canadian and/or Asian Transnational Literature; Canadian Literature; and Indigenous Literature. Applicants are asked to include, as part of their application materials, a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, broadly understood, and/or plans to make future contributions.

Applicants must have a PhD (or provide solid indication of imminent completion), publications, and experience teaching at the post-secondary level; they are expected to provide strong evidence of active and excellent research, and demonstrate a record of, or potential for, high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

Applicants should apply through the UBC Faculty Careers website at: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers/faculty-careers/27030 by October 15, 2017 and they must be prepared to upload (in the following order): a letter of application, a current CV containing full contact information, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as evaluations and/ or peer reviews; complete teaching dossiers are not requested at this stage), the diversity statement described above, and an example of their published research. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by the same deadline via email attachment to: english.recruitment@ubc.ca. Review of applications will begin soon after October 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Position start date: July 1, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Please consult the departmental website for details on our programs, faculty, and activities: http://www.english.ubc.ca.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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University of California, Davis (CA) - Associate or Full Professor - Global Literatures of Colonialism and ImperialismEdit

The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, effective July 1, 2018, with a specialization in comparative studies of literatures structured or informed by colonial and imperial relations in the period spanning the nineteenth century into the mid-twentieth. We encourage applications from candidates with interests in networks of exchange, colonialism, imperialism, anti-colonial and anti-imperial resistance, their corresponding literary genres, and cultural media. Applicants must demonstrate a strong research profile and a commitment to excellence in teaching. A Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or a related field is required.

For full consideration, complete applications should be received no later than November 1, 2017. Only complete applications will be considered. The position will remain open until filled.

Applications can be submitted @ https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01771

A complete application includes: 1. Letter of application 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Statement of Contribution to Diversity 4. Contact information ONLY for three (3) references

The University of California at Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. It is also a smoke-free campus. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/wl-brochure.pdf

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University of Minnesota (MN) - TT Asst. Professor - Arab Literature, Film and CultureEdit

The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning fall semester 2017 (08/28/2017). We seek expertise in the analysis of Arabic literature, film, drama, or other cultural texts, from the modern period. Areas of interest will include postcolonial studies, gender/sexuality studies, and moving image studies. Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). Appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor consistent with collegiate and University policy.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Arab Studies, Comparative Literature, or related field and teaching experience.

Full description and application procedures are available at http://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs

To apply, search for Job Opening ID 317477 and follow the instructions. Please attach a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a sample of your scholarly research (a published article or chapter). Priority will be given to applications received by July 1, 2017. Incomplete or emailed applications will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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University of Minnesota (MN) - TT Asst. Professor - South Asian Literature and CultureEdit

The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning fall semester 2018 (08/27/2018). We seek expertise in the analysis of South Asian literature or other cultural texts from the modern period. Areas of interest will include postcolonial, gender/sexuality, and religious studies. Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). Appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor consistent with collegiate and University policy.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in South Asian Studies, Comparative Literature, or related field and teaching experience.

Full description and application procedures are available at http://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs

To apply, search for Job Opening ID 317494 and follow the instructions. Please attach a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a sample of your scholarly research (a published article or chapter). Priority will be given to applications received by July 1, 2017. Incomplete or emailed applications will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (MN) - TT Assistant Professor - Comparative Literature with a focus on West African and/or Sub-Saharan African Literatures and CulturesEdit

The Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning Fall semester 2018 (08/27/2018).

Appointment will be 100%-time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). Appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, consistent with collegiate and University policy.

Candidates will be evaluated according to a) overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, b) relevance of their scholarly research to the department's academic priorities and fields of inquiry, c) evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, as well as d) strength of recommendations.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or related field. Ph.D. must be in hand by the start date (August 27, 2018). Specialization in Comparative Literature or related discipline, with a focus on West African and/or Sub-Saharan African literatures and cultures. Knowledge of the history and theory of Comparative Literature and its relation to the history of colonialism is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Fluency in one or more modern European languages as well as one or more modern non-European languages. Scholars whose teaching and research span literature and film/media and/or literature and music/sound are also welcome to apply.

To apply, visit: https://www.myu.umn.edu/psp/psprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=319357&PostingSeq=1

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University of Nevada Reno (NV) - TT Asst. Professor - Global Anglophone LiteratureEdit

The University of Nevada, Reno Department of English announces an entry-level tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Global Anglophone Literature, to begin in the fall semester of 2018. The successful candidate must be able to teach Postcolonial and Globalization theories, world literature broadly conceived, and a specific field of specialization (e.g. African, Caribbean or South Asian global literatures) to advanced undergraduates and graduate students, as well as intermediate courses in English and in the Core Curriculum, especially Core Humanities 202, the Modern World. UNR English faculty who teach and mentor in the graduate program and engage in scholarly research typically have a 2/2 load.

Members of the English Department also have the opportunity to affiliate themselves with the interdisciplinary Gender, Race and Identity program.

In accordance with the university’s land grant, tier one research institution mission, candidates will be expected to develop strong research and publishing agendas, to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to perform service at the university and community levels. Additionally, in the cover letter, candidates should speak to their ability to teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds.

The University of Nevada, Reno, is ranked in the top tier of “best national universities” by U.S. News and World Report and is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and community service. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of some 22,000 including nearly 3,000 graduate students, the University provides degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. In accordance with the university’s land grant, tier one research institution mission, candidates will be expected to develop strong research and publishing agendas, to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to perform service at the university and community levels. Additionally, in the cover letter, candidates should speak to their ability to teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds.

Nestled at the base of the Sierra Nevada, Reno is situated near San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, the Black Rock Desert, and Yosemite National Park. Known in the West as “America’s Adventure Place,” Reno offers an exceptional array of outdoor activities. Additionally, the region is home to many culturally and socially rich activities, including a Philharmonic, the Nevada Museum of Art, and Reno Artown; Shakespeare, Jazz, Reno/Tahoe Music, Pacifica, Aloha, Cinco de Mayo, Basque, Sculpture, and River Festivals to name just a few; the internationally recognized Burning Man – a catalyst for creative culture in the world; Hot August Nights and Street Vibrations; the Reno Balloon Race, and many other diverse events and traditions. Northern Nevada is also home to a growing food culture, with many small farms feeding the farm to table movement and local restaurants, including a dozen micro-breweries/distillers/vintners in the region.

Required Qualifications: A demonstrated record of published research is expected, as are experience and promise as an excellent teacher. Ph.D. must be completed by July 1, 2018. Successful candidates must be able to teach Postcolonial and Globalization theories, world literature broadly conceived, and a specific field of specialization (e.g. African, Caribbean or South Asian global literatures). The successful candidate will demonstrate his or her ability to support the university’s key value of inclusiveness.

Preferred Qualifications

Contact Information for this Position Search Chair: Katherine Fusco, 775-682-6398 kfusco@unr.edu

Search Coordinator: Cami Allen, 775-682-6377 callen@unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit letter of application which includes a statement indicating how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service;, CV and contact information for three professional references.

Additionally, in the cover letter, candidates should speak to their ability to teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds.

Apply at: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25943

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University of Rochester (NY) - TT Asst Professor - 20th-Century Global Anglophone LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at the University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, with specialization in 20th-century global Anglophone literature (African, Asian, or Caribbean). The ideal candidate would broaden the global scope of our curriculum and contribute to a growing emphasis in our discipline on transnational, transatlantic, postcolonial, and diasporic studies. Candidates should have completed their PhDs by August 2018. The department is looking to hire someone whose interests and expertise will inspire our students, undergraduate and graduate, while also leaving a lasting mark on the scholarly community. Candidates whose interdisciplinary credentials might contribute to or expand ongoing work at Rochester are especially encouraged to apply. The standard teaching load is two courses each semester. Additional information can be found on our department web page, https://www.sas.rochester.edu/eng

Applicants must apply on-line at: https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting

Required materials include a letter of application, CV, an abstract of your dissertation or current book project, a writing sample, and the names of at least three references. Review of completed applications will begin on October 23, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44725

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University of Southern California (CA) - TT Assistant Professor in Global Literatures in EnglishEdit

The Department of English in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Literatures in English (in all genres). The successful candidate will be involved in developing the department’s graduate studies in Global Anglophone Literatures, and will be expected to help shape the undergraduate major in Narrative Studies, which is housed in English. This position is expected to begin August 2018. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and show exceptional scholarly promise.

Applications should include: 1) A letter of application that specifically addresses the candidate's qualifications for the position, research and teaching interests, 2) a current CV, 3) a writing sample (limited to 40 pages), and 4) the names of three individuals who can be contacted by USC to provide letters of reference.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to: ayala@usc.edu

Apply at: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/-/-/1209/5503125

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University of Texas at San Antonio (TX) - TT Asst. Professor -  Transatlantic, Transnational, Postcolonial Literary and Cultural StudiesEdit

The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of English seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2018. Required qualifications: 1) Demonstrated expertise in transatlantic, transnational, and/ or postcolonial literary and cultural studies, with ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nineteenth century British literature; 2) Ph.D. in English or related discipline by August 2018. Preferred qualifications: 1) Focus in transatlantic, global and postcolonial literature, and/ or transnational studies; 2) Ability to contribute to multiple degree programs, including a Ph.D. program that offers students opportunities for advanced study and research in cross-cultural, transnational approaches to English language and literary studies, with coursework required in U.S. Latina/o literature and the theory and practice of teaching composition; 3) Strong evidence of teaching effectiveness and research potential in nineteenth century British literature, including areas such as transatlantic and diasporic literatures, colonization/decoloniality, critical race studies, and sexuality and gender studies. Teaching load before tenure is 2/2, with the expectation of strong, ongoing research productivity. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants must apply at https://jobs.utsa.edu and submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2017. Preliminary screening interviews will take place at the MLA convention in January.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44726

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University of Toronto Mississauga (CAN) - TT Assistant Professor - Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Global Anglophone LiteratureEdit

The Department of English and Drama at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Global Anglophone Literatures. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2018.

All candidates with research and teaching expertise in twentieth-century and contemporary Anglophone world literatures will be considered, but we are most interested in applications from scholars with a specialization in one or more of the following areas - African literatures; South Asian Literatures; Asian and/or Pacific literatures; Arab Anglophone literatures; global Indigenous literatures; global and comparative modernisms; race, ethnicity, and new media.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Literature or a closely related field by the time of appointment, or soon thereafter and be prepared to teach a survey of twentieth-century Anglophone fiction in addition to courses in their field of specialization. Excellence in teaching and research is required. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching through documented teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Candidates must also have a record of scholarly accomplishment including publications with highly ranked academic journals and presses and other evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by presentations at major conferences, fellowships or other research awards, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will also be a full member of the Graduate Department of English, which consists of faculty from the University's three campuses (UTM, U of T Scarborough, and U of T St. George). Duties will consist of research; the supervision of PhD dissertations; and teaching undergraduate courses at the Mississauga campus and graduate classes at the St. George campus. The department is committed to excellence in both research and teaching.

UTM is part of the tri-campus University of Toronto, a research-intensive institution with a strong interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, a wide range of collaborative programs and institutes, and one of the largest library systems in North America. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. For further information on the UTM Department of English and Drama and on the tri-campus Graduate Department of English, see http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/english-drama/ and http://www.english.utoronto.ca/.

The sacred land on which the University of Toronto and UTM operate has been a site of human activity for 15,000 years. It is the territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River. The territory was the subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement between the Iroquois Confederacy and Confederacy of the Ojibwe and allied nations to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes. Today, the meeting place of Toronto is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island.

All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a substantial writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact edassist.utm@utoronto.ca.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Please submit attachments in PDF format only. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in the following format: 1) Letter, CV, and research statement, and teaching dossier 2) Publications

The deadline for applications is Oct 31, 2017.

Applicants should also arrange for: at least three letters of reference to be sent directly by the referee via email (on official letterhead, signed and scanned) to edassist.utm@utoronto.ca and; graduate transcripts to the department by Oct 31, 2017.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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University of the West Indies-St. Augustine (Trinidad and Tobago) - Lecturer (TT Equiv.) - 20th c. Literature of the English-speaking CaribbeanEdit

Deadline Date: Friday, August 18, 2017

Minimum Qualification

Doctorate (PhD) in Literatures in English or a closely related discipline

Experience

  • Significant experience teaching Literatures in English at the tertiary level, inclusive of postgraduate courses;
  • Substantial, well-defined research agenda and publication profile in Literatures in English, or evidence of strong research potential;
  • Supervisory experience of Master’s and Doctoral students is desirable

Special Expertise /Focus

Post 1: We welcome applications from candidates whose research focuses on Shakespeare, as well as Renaissance, Romantic, or Victorian literature. A scholarly background in poetry in any of these periods is particularly desirable.

Post 2: We welcome applications from candidates whose research focuses on major currents and authors in the 20th century literature of the English-speaking Caribbean. Applicants who are competent in teaching courses on oral traditions in the Caribbean or in creative writing, in addition to Caribbean literature, are particularly desirable.

The Literatures in English programme promotes interdisciplinary research and teaching, and experience in, or openness to, interdisciplinary approaches is highly desirable.

Personal Attributes

The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of English is essential.

Candidates must also:

  • Possess a flexible and committed disposition to all work-related tasks
  • Possess excellent time management skills and the ability meet tight deadlines
  • Be computer literate and able to use information technology tools
  • Be willing to collaborate with colleagues in teaching, administration and research endeavors
  • Be Student focused and centered

Detailed applications (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., Fax No. 1-868-663-9684; e-mail: HRApplications@sta.uwi.edu . Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms can be obtained at http://www.sta.uwi.edu in the Faculty & Staff, Job Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package can be obtained at the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by The University.

Further Particulars: http://sta.uwi.edu/jobs/docs/2026.pdf

Deadline: Aug. 18 2017

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University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor in English - Global Black Literary Studies (3 Positions)Edit

The Department of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for three (3) outstanding teacher-scholars at the rank of Assistant (tenure-track)/Associate Professor with tenure, in any area and time period of global black literary studies, beginning August 20, 2018. We are especially interested in candidates with research and teaching expertise in African American, Afro-Latinx, and black diasporic Anglophone literatures. Successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in black literary studies or any area of the African Diaspora, at the undergraduate and graduate level.

The ideal candidates will have an interdisciplinary profile, and/or be able to mentor students across the field and engage issues of race, ethnicity, disability, gender, and/or sexuality in their scholarship and teaching; Candidates for tenured appointments must show evidence of excellence in teaching and publication in areas that correspond with the candidate’s specialty. All applications must be submitted electronically at http://jobs.wisc.edu . Candidates will be requested to submit one PDF which includes a letter of application describing research and teaching strengths, dissertation abstract or research statement, curriculum vitae and names and contact information for three references. References for finalists will be contacted and instructed to upload letters of reference. Questions about the position may be directed to Russ Castronovo at: rcastronovo@wisc.edu . To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2017; applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A background check will be required prior to employment.

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Wilkes University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Postcolonial Literature and Digital HumanitiesEdit

Wilkes University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Postcolonial Literature and Digital Humanities beginning August 2018. A doctorate in one of the above areas of English completed by August 2018 is expected.

The successful candidate will teach twelve hours per semester, including composition, introductory literature, and upper-division courses in the specialization. A strong record of college-level teaching experience and evidence of scholarly promise are required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,420 students at the undergraduate level and over 2,000 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.

Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference by November 30th, 2017 to the following: https://wilkesuniversitycareers.applicantpro.com/pages/jobshome/. Interviews will be conducted at the 2018 MLA conference in New York. Alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who are unable to attend MLA.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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Yale University (CT) - Associate or Full Professor - Anglophone Caribbean LiteraturesEdit

The Departments of African American Studies and English at Yale University seek to hire a scholar of Anglophone Caribbean literatures in a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, as commensurate with the candidate's qualifications. The appointment will carry full membership in both departments. Field specialization may include candidates whose work places Anglophone Caribbean literatures in comparative relation to other Caribbean literatures and cultures, to the broader Black Diaspora, to the US, and/or to other global literary traditions. Duties include teaching and advising at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including service contributions to Yale University’s Joint PhD Program in African American Studies and English.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.

Please submit a letter of application, your c.v. including a list of referees, a research statement, and a teaching statement addressed to the African American Studies and English Department Joint Search Committee at https://apply.interfolio.com/45042

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017.

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Gettysburg College (PA) - Visiting Assistant Professor - 1yr Appt (2018-2019) - Global Anglophone Lit.Edit

Position Summary: The Department of English at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in post-1900 global Anglophone literature, with specialization in the literature of Africa, South Asia, and/or the Caribbean, beginning August 2018. The six-course teaching load includes courses in the candidate's specialty as well as first-year writing.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in English or comparable field by time of appointment is required. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda, be committed to the teaching of undergraduates, and contribute to the diversity of our curriculum and/or community.

Application Details: Please visit our website to electronically submit your cover letter addressed to Professor Christopher D'Addario, Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, and writing sample: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2344. In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. At least one letter should be able to speak to the candidate's teaching effectiveness.

For full consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 6, 2017. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor D'Addario at cdaddari@gettysburg.edu

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.

Online App. Form: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2344

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Massey University (NZ) - Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in English - 20th c. Literature - 3 yr. Fixed-TermEdit

Massey University's School of English and Media Studies is established on three campuses in Palmerston North, Auckland and Wellington. It has a strong record in teaching excellence and pastoral care in an interactive learning environment. Courses are taught in internal and distance learning modes (including online delivery), at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The School currently offers programmes in English, Media Studies, Creative Writing, Expressive Arts, Public and Professional Writing, and Theatre Studies. Applications are invited for an 3 year fixed-term, full-time position as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in English (US equivalent Assistant/Associate Professor) within the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University (New Zealand). We are looking for a candidate with research and teaching strengths in twentieth century literature.

All applications will be carefully considered, but we particularly encourage applicants with additional specialisations in one or more of the following areas: contemporary literature, genre fiction, postcolonial literature, transnational literature, environmental literature, and digital humanities.

As the successful appointee you will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the School's core courses in English literary studies ("Introduction to English Studies" and/or "Literary Landmarks: Words that Changed the World"), and contribute to the ongoing development of the undergraduate and postgraduate English programmes. The Massey English BA English major consists of three literary strands - nation and period, genre and theme, and New Zealand and Pacific - and a fourth strand of creative and applied writing courses cross-listed from related programmes. Candidates are also encouraged to look at the School's full range of programmes and consider possible areas of synergy and cross-disciplinary co-operation in their teaching.

The position is based at Massey University's Manawatu campus in Palmerston North. The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience. It is anticipated that the selected candidate will take up the appointment in January 2018. The appointee will have a completed PhD at the time of application. Academic publications and other evidence of ongoing research, as well as experience of teaching English at University level are expected. An ability to teach English at postgraduate level and to supervise research up to and including PhD level is required. Enquiries should be directed to Associate Professor Jenny Lawn (j.m.lawn@massey.ac.nz or +64-92136337), School of English and Media Studies, Massey University.

Applications close on Tuesday, 15 August 2017, and should be submitted via the Massey Careers website http://www.massey.ac.nz/joinus/. Applications should include a full CV and names and addresses of three referees.

Closing date: 15 August 2017. Reference number: A203-17CA

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/

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University of the South Pacific (FIJI) - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Literature (pref. Global and/or Postcolonial Lit. in English) - 3 yr. appt. renewableEdit

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Literature

FACULTY OF ARTS, LAW & EDUCATION

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Build a Legacy with us! The University of the South Pacific is the premier tertiary institution in the Pacific region. Established in 1968, it is committed to international standards of research and teaching excellence, with an emphasis on key regional issues. USP is jointly owned by 12 member countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Courses are offered face-to-face at our main campuses (predominantly at Laucala Campus where this position is based), as well as by online and blended modes, in order to cater for students spread across 33 million square kilometres of ocean, on both sides of the international dateline. This location at the heart of the world's most linguistically diverse region makes USP a fascinating institution in which to work.

The School: The successful candidate will be based in the School of Language, Arts and Media (SLAM) which houses the disciplines of Literature, Academic English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Journalism, Fijian, Hindi, French and Chinese. SLAM places a high value on collegiality and on the development of a dynamic scholarly community. It is one of the most research-focused schools in the university and provides generous funding for active researchers.

The Opportunity: SLAM is seeking to appoint a motivated, experienced and talented individual who can make a significant contribution to research and teaching within the field of Literature, with preferred expertise in global or postcolonial literatures in English and literary/critical theory.

The successful applicant will be an active member of the school's vibrant research culture and will contribute to teaching, course development and supervision at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The applicant will also be able to undertake management and administrative duties commensurate with the role. The post will be based at Laucala Campus, Fiji, although there may also be opportunities to deliver short-term flexi-schools at other campuses in the region.

The Person We Seek: To be considered for this position, applicants must have: A PhD in a relevant field; Excellent qualifications in Literature, ideally with a background in global or postcolonial literatures in English and literary/critical theory; A solid research plan within their own field of expertise; Strong record of research publications in peer-reviewed journals and participation in conferences; Focused personal research plan, which determines clear and achievable publication and conference goals; Proven record of effective teaching and research supervision For appointment at the Senior Lecturer level you must have a strong record of published research in top-tier journals and books with either a formal tertiary teaching qualification or significant tertiary teaching experience.

Preference will be given to applicants with: Experience and knowledge relating to one or more of following areas of speciality: postcolonial or global literatures in English, literary/critical theory; Experience teaching students for whom English is a second language; Experience of course development; Experience of online platforms such as Moodle, or distance modes of delivery.

Remuneration: The position is available for a term of 3 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.

Salary Range: Lecturer FJ $66,990 to FJ $88,144 per annum; Senior Lecturer FJ $90,882 to FJ $104,865 per annum.

In addition to the above benefits, the University contributes 10% of basic salary to an approved superannuation scheme, provides airfare and relocation costs where appropriate.

Enquiries: Professor Sudesh Mishra; tel.: (679)32 32798; email: sudesh.mishra@usp.ac.fj

Closing date for applications: 6 August 2017

How to Apply: Candidates may use the University's online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at https://www.usprecruits.usp.ac.fj Manual and emailed applications are no longer accepted. Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources Office; tel.: (679) 32 32072; email: hrhelp@usp.ac.fj or personnel@usp.ac.fj

Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, academic transcript and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18Edit

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