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Page for academic positions in Comparative Literature that start in 2015.

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Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - POST-MLA DEADLINESEdit

Governors State University (IL) - TT Asst. Professor, Non-Western Literature - ON HOLDEdit

Position Summary: The Division of Humanities and Social Sciences at Governors State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in English beginning in Fall 2015. A terminal degree in English or a closely related field completed before August 1, 2015 is required. The ideal candidate will be a generalist with a commitment to teaching and scholarship in Non-Western Literature. The candidate must have experience in teaching World Literature courses. In addition, the preferred candidate will have experience in teaching college composition, and knowledge of Writing Studies pedagogy. Candidates will be expected to teach 2 sections of first-year English composition per semester. Top candidates must be fluent in the English language, be able to communicate well, demonstrate outstanding potential for excellence in teaching through a successful interview and/or classroom demonstration, and be experienced in the use of hands-on innovative curricular approaches that are student-centered and inquiry-based. Successful applicants should also be prepared to advise students, maintain a program of scholarship, and provide meaningful service to the university, the community, and the profession. This position may require teaching at night, on weekends, online, and/or at off campus locations. To apply, please visit http://employment.govst.edu. Candidates should submit a cover letter detailing teaching experience and research interests; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately. Initial interviews will be conducted by telephone. https://employment.govst.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53323

MLA JIL 1/16/15

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University of California, Irvine (CA) - TT Asst. Professor, Literary Theory and Criticism - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine invites applications from outstanding individuals for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in the field of Literary Theory and Criticism. We especially seek individuals with profoundly interdisciplinary and philosophical backgrounds who can foreground and model significant new approaches to critical analysis. UC Irvine has a long and proud reputation in the area of critical theory, and the candidate will be expected to contribute to the further development of Critical Theory at UC Irvine. Appointment may be in any of the following departments: Comparative Literature, East Asian Languages and Literatures, English, European Languages and Studies, Spanish and Portuguese. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by July 1, 2015 and must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching. Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position by visiting: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02696. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although first consideration will be given to completed applications received by February 15, 2014. (1) Cover Letter containing a brief research and teaching statement 
(2) Curriculum Vitae 
(3) Minimum of three letters of recommendation 
(4) A writing sample or publication 
(5) Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact Mindy Han, Director of Personnel at mindyhan@uci.edu or (949) 824-1720.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

LEARN MORE: More information about this recruitment: http://www.humanities.uci.edu/SOH/

LINK to Apply: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02696

Deadline: Feb. 15

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University of Chicago (IL) - Co-Director of MAPH and Senior Lecturer (Non-TT)Edit

The Department of English, in coordination with The Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH), seeks to hire a Co-Director of MAPH and Senior Lecturer to manage MAPHs academic administration (curricular oversight, admissions and recruitment, advising and mentoring, and outreach and alumni engagement) and teach graduate-level courses. This position reports directly to the Faculty Director of MAPH. PhD in English or other literary discipline and background in Critical Theory required. A minimum of three years of experience in graduate program teaching and administration also required.

Candidates are required to submit a current curriculum vitae online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website (https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu), posting number 02574.

No application materials will be accepted after May 21, 2015.

Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Chronicle

Deadline: May 21

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University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley TT Assistant Professor Victorian Literature (with comparative focus) - GOOGLE HANGOUT INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (Edinburg campus) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Victorian-era British literature to begin fall 2015. We welcome work on any genre or topic within that period, but are especially interested in comparative approaches that engage global or transnational contexts, empire, gender, sexuality, and/or science. Successful candidates should be able to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise and in the literatures of the long 19th century.

Please include a cover letter, C.V., writing sample, two syllabi (one period-specific course and one British survey uploaded as a single document), and three letters of recommendation. Position will remain open until filled. Initial review will begin February 28, 2015.

To apply online: https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/3370

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Deadline: Feb. 28

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Full-Time / Tenure-Track Jobs - PRE-MLA DeadlinesEdit

American University of Beirut (Lebanon) - Assistant Professor,  Civilization Sequence Program (Multiple Positions)Edit

The Civilization Sequence Program (CVSP) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites applications for two positions at the Assistant Professor rank, and one two-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor, all beginning on September 1, 2015. Applicants should be able to work within an interdisciplinary program and combine disciplinary interests in two of the following fields: history of ideas, comparative literature, and/or Arab/Islamic studies. The program has an interest in candidates who cover the classical epochs or the early-modern period. Applications will be considered for all positions unless a preference is specified in the applicant’s cover letter.

To apply please send a cover letter, a CV, a sample syllabus of an interdisciplinary undergraduate course, and one representative research article or other writing sample. In addition, arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Professor Patrick McGreevy, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, C/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017-2303, USA Or Professor Patrick McGreevy, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb We will begin reviewing the applications on 1st November 2014. For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas

The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

https://apply.interfolio.com/26634

MLA JIL 09/19/14

Deadline: Nov. 1

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  • It looks like they're already doing job talks for these positions. Not sure if it's only for the Asst. Prof. position, or both. [posted 12/11] --> Is this based on info. posted on a web site or word of mouth? Could you explain a bit more?
  • Their interfolio ad stated that they were accepting applications into December, but their coordinator said otherwise.  Apparently, it's a bit chaotic.
  • Any news? Anyone? There were supposed to be three positions, no? I heard word of an insider, but nothing else.

American University of Sharjah (UAE) - Assistant Professor in Contemporary Transnational Literatures - SKYPE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The American University of Sharjah, an internationally ranked and accredited American-style university of 6000 students in the United Arab Emirates, seeks, pending budget approval, a full-time faculty member with specialization in Contemporary Transnational Literatures to teach program courses in modern, postcolonial, and global literatures as well as general education courses in the Department of English. The Department of English is especially interested in candidates who have a secondary focus in Middle East or Asian Studies as well as three or more years successful experience teaching academic and professional writing.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, a strong record of excellence in teaching and ongoing scholarly publication, and a demonstrated commitment to productive institutional service. The University is fully committed to equal opportunity at all levels without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, family status, or national origin. As a university formed on American models, AUS will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application (including a statement of teaching experience and research interests), curriculum vita, and the names and addresses of three referees to: Dr. Mahmoud Anabtawi, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, American University of Sharjah, e-mail: cashr@aus.edu

Completed applications received by December 10, 2014 will be given priority consideration.

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is accredited by the U.S. Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Appalachian State University - TT Asst Prof Sustainable Development / Culture and Environment - SKYPE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2015. We seek broadly trained applicants with expertise in Culture and Environment, whose work is in the environmental humanities and/or the humanistic social sciences and situated in the larger context of sustainable development. The area of specialization is open. Candidates must have a PhD by the beginning of the appointment.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses in global and/or postcolonial environmental literature, environmental humanities, and upper-level coursework in the candidate’s area of expertise. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research and a strong desire to contribute to a vibrant, growing department. We welcome applications from candidates whose work links two or more disciplines. The department is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.

The teaching load is three courses per semester for faculty with an active research agenda. Faculty must be able to maintain a productive level of scholarship and participate regularly in curriculum development, student advisement, and service activities.

Applications should include: 1) a letter of interest that includes discussion of relevant scholarly research and teaching philosophy; 2) a curriculum vitae, including contact information for at least three references; and 3) a 500-word maximum statement articulating your approach to the interface of sustainable development and Culture and Environment, including a discussion of how your work will complement the department’s existing emphases on sustainable agriculture, critical development studies, and environmental studies.

All application materials should be submitted as a single PDF file to <westermanjh [at] appstate.edu>. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding the position may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jennifer Westerman, at <westermanjh [at] appstate.edu>.

Deadline: Oct. 31, 2014

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Bilkent University (TUR) - Open Rank, Program in Cultures, Civilizations and Ideas (Multiple Positions) - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas, Engineering Bldg, Bilkent Ankara Turkey

http://cci.bilkent.edu.tr/CCI/Home.html   

OPEN RANK

Bilkent University announces multiple openings in the Program in Cultures, Civilizations and Ideas. We seek candidates with a broad-based background in the humanities and expertise in any field in the study of literature. Scholars committed to interdisciplinary and comparative work, and with proven excellence in teaching, are encouraged to apply. Experience in teaching “Great Books” courses is a plus. All candidates should have an active research agenda and hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field by September 2015. Bilkent University, located in Ankara, is the oldest independent non-profit research university in Turkey, and all classes are conducted in English. Salary is competitive and includes a fully-furnished and rent-free apartment on campus. Couples are encouraged to apply. Send a letter of application specific to this position, curriculum vitae, 1 – 2 page statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation, to bilkent.ccisearch@gmail.com, by November 25th. Interviews will be held at the MLA, or may be conducted via Skype. Any inquiries may be directed to Dr. Mihaela Harper at mharper@bilkent.edu.tr.

https://apply.interfolio.com/26803

MLA JIL 09/26/14

Deadline: Nov. 25

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Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA 12/3 1x

Rejection (after preliminary interview): 3/12

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  • Has anyone heard anything since the MLA/ Sjype interviews?
  • Shortlisted (2/9)

Binghamton University, SUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor of English, Race and Ethnic Studies - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English, General Literature, and Rhetoric at Binghamton University seeks candidates who specialize in race/ethnicity in a global, transnational, or comparative context. We welcome candidates who engage with the theories, methods, and archives of reading literature and culture within transnational, transatlantic, hemispheric, and/or transoceanic networks, and we are especially interested in candidates specializing in areas such as African, African American, and Caribbean literatures and cultures, indigenous literatures and cultures, and/or the literatures and cultures of the Americas.

We seek applicants whose work on race and ethnic studies develops an approach compatible with a major campus initiative in Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging, one of five Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAEs) that Binghamton University has identified for growth under its SUNY2020 plan. The ideal candidate's research in race and ethnic studies will engage methods and questions across multiple disciplines about citizenship, rights, and/or forms of cultural belonging. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of this TAE as an area of intensive research and teaching. This position includes graduate teaching at a research-intensive public university with a diverse student body.

The search committee will include members of the English department as well as members of the Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging steering committee. For more information on the TAEs, go to www.binghamton.edu/tae.

Requirements:

  1. Completed Ph.D. by the time of appointment in August, 2015.
  2. Dissertation with a transdisciplinary approach to comparative race and ethnic studies and a focus clearly related to citizenship, rights, and cultural belonging.
  3. Evidence of or potential for significant scholarly publication.
  4. Evidence of excellent teaching.

Additional Information: Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter (addressed to Joseph Keith, Search Committee Chair), a current CV, at least three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of 15-20 pages to http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 17. The first round of interviews will be conducted by Skype in December. Finalists will be invited to campus at the start of the spring semester.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 17

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Binghamton University, SUNY (NY) - Asst. or early Assoc. Professor in Translation Studies (spec. Middle East and Turkish) - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Translation Studies at Binghamton University seek an Assistant or early Associate Professor in Translation Studies with interests in the languages and literatures of the Middle East, in particular Turkish. The ideal candidate will have a strong comparatist background or a degree in comparative literature. Teaching responsibilities will include offering graduate seminars and undergraduate courses in Translation Studies and/ or Comparative Literature, offering translation workshops, and supervising graduate students. Teaching load 2/2. The successful candidate will have a tenure berth in Comparative Literature and a joint title with Translation Studies.

This position is affiliated with the Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (see http://www.binghamton.edu/tae/) and two members of the TAE Steering Committee will be part of the search committee.

It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Interested candidates should submit the following items electronically: a cover letter, a vita, a brief research statement, a writing sample, and 3 letters of reference. Please use the following link: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=53465

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

https://apply.interfolio.com/26949

MLA JIL 10/03/14

Deadline: Nov. 15

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Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED (12/21/14)

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Binghamton University, SUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Comparative Literature & Spanish - Spanish-Speaking Atlantic World during the Early Modern Period - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

Job Description: The Department of Comparative Literature and the Department of Romance Languages at Binghamton University seek an Assistant Professor whose scholarship focuses in the Spanish speaking Atlantic world during the early Modern period. The successful candidate will contribute to the doctoral program in comparative literature and be responsible for advanced literature courses in Colonial Latin American and Golden Age literature for Romance Languages. Teaching load 2/2. This position has a berth in the Department of Comparative Literature and carries a joint title in Spanish. Native or near native fluency in Spanish required. A degree in comparative literature or a strong comparatist background are essential.

Requirements: Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D.

LINK: HigherEdJobs.com

DEADLINE: November 15, 2014

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA (12/12 x1)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/19

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Offer accepted: 3/13

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  • No info on this position at all on Spanish wiki (as of 12/12), posting to see if any Comp Lit seekers have heard anything.

Colorado College (CO) - TT Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, spec. Arabic Language and Literature - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature with a specialization in Arabic language and literature, to begin teaching in the fall of 2015. Salary competitive. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or in another field of literary study that reflects comparative work. The successful candidate will be fluent both in English and Arabic, will have experience in teaching Arabic at all levels, will have a strong background in comparative approaches to literature and in literary theory, and will contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary minors in Arabic. Strong undergraduate teaching ability and an active research program are essential. Six-course teaching load to include the teaching of Arabic language through the advanced level, core courses in the comparative literature major, and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. We will hold interviews with selected candidates at the MLA conference in Vancouver.

Colorado College actively promotes a dynamic environment in which students and employees of different perspectives and cultural backgrounds learn and work in an intellectually and socially enriching environment. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, photocopy of transcript, and three letters of reference online at the link above by 10 December 2014.

https://apply.interfolio.com/27952

MLA JIL 11/21/14

Deadline: 10 Dec.

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Dartmouth College (NH) - TT Asst. Professor, Hemispheric Literatures - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Hemispheric Literatures. This search is open to applicants working in American literatures within a hemispheric frame of reference and within any period: especially with concern for literature's transnational fluidity, migration, cross-cultural exchange, oceanic, indigenous and post-colonial cultures. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and undergraduate classroom teaching experience.

Please submit a letter of interest and CV through Interfolio by November 1. Letters of recommendation and a writing sample of no more than 20 pages may be requested at a later date. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at the MLA convention. With an even distribution of male and female students and over a third of the undergraduate student population from minority groups, Dartmouth is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities.

Professor Pease, Search Committee Chair

https://apply.interfolio.com/25767

MLA JIL 09/12/14

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/13 via email (x3)

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA scheduled 12.11

  • MLA interviews have been scheduled; see Anglophone page. No, never mind, that's a different job! Sorry!
  • Looks like the other job search they have going has scheduled campus visits. Has anyone heard on this one? 1.15
  • Nope, nothing yet (1/17)
  • 1/21. How about now? Heard they were meeting Monday, so I presume invitations have been made... confirmation would be nice. 
  • Yes, some kind of confirmation would be very much appreciated! (1.23)
  • Any word? (1/30)
  • No, none here either. I was told in Vancouver that I'd receive news wtihin 10 days of the MLA, so I'm assuming they've already moved to the next stage. 

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: January second hand

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  • Has anyone who sent a writing sample heard anything? (Yes, just today; MLA scheduled 12.11)
  • Also posted at American Open 2015

Francis Marion University (SC) - TT Assistant Professor of English, World Literature - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Francis Marion University is seeking a tenure track, Assistant Professor of English to teach courses in world literature, ancient to modern, and world mythology.

Francis Marion (FM) is a state-supported regional university with a strong emphasis on the liberal arts. FM was recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "great college to work for" in 2014. With approximately 4,000 undergraduate students, FM offers small class sizes that encourage strong professional relationships among faculty and students. FM is located in Florence, SC, a growing city with a vibrant arts culture. Florence is within easy driving distance of beach resorts, such as Myrtle Beach, and areas of historical interest, including Charleston and Savannah.

Requirements: Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature with significant work in Asian or African literature in addition to the European classics required. ABD near completion considered. Experience and commitment to teaching first-year writing essential.

Start Date: August, 2015

Materials Needed: 1) Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 15-01); 2) FM Faculty Application; and 3) curriculum vitae.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

To obtain information about the State of South Carolina and other support services for state employees, please visit http://www.fmarion.edu/about/hrlinks.

Click here to obtain the FM Faculty Application.

Send Application Materials to: Dr. Christopher Johnson, Chair; Department of English, Modern Languages, and Philosophy; PO Box 100547; Florence; SC 29502-0547.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: open until filled (posted 09/09/14)

Acknowledgment received:

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  • From Anglophone 2015: "10/23 (transcripts and recommendations) ... 11/6 (transcripts and recommendations)"

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Gannon University (PA) - Assistant Professor (International Literature)Edit

Gannon University's College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the English Department, to begin August 2015. Requirements include an earned doctorate (completed by fall 2015) in English, literature, or related field, with expertise in world, international, or Postcolonial literature, as well as demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education. Also required is a strong commitment to liberal studies education and the ability to teach both literature and writing in the core curriculum. Desirable qualifications include experience with community engagement and experiential or service learning. A variety of sub-specializations in literature and writing are also welcome. Ideally, candidates will have experience using course management systems for purposes of instruction and advising.

Qualified candidates will engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. The successful candidate will teach four courses a semester, mostly in the core curriculum, while developing courses to assist in internationalizing the department's curriculum in the undergraduate major and the Master's program. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon, a Catholic university, is a comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, the University offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo. For more information about what Erie has to offer visit www.visiteriepa.com.

Application Procedure: Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Link to Apply: https://employment.gannon.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=410

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: open until filled (posted 12/17/14)

Acknowledgment received:

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Hampshire College (MA) - Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED Edit

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for the position of assistant professor of comparative literature, beginning July 1, 2015.

We seek candidates with a broad training, proficient in two languages besides English, who are qualified to teach introductory and upper-level comparative literature classes that productively engage with history, religion, philosophy, theory and/or the arts. The candidates teaching and research interests should demonstrate an appreciation for the intercultural, multi-disciplinary, and comparative nature of the field. The successful applicant will be expected to teach two courses per semester, to develop a professional profile, to supervise independent work and advise students, and have a commitment to college service. PhD required at time of appointment.

Hampshire College is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and we welcome applications from candidates who have experience working with and/or teaching diverse populations.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Please submit a letter highlighting your teaching interests and research and publication agenda, a CV (including email address and current telephone), a teaching dossier with sample course syllabi, a writing sample, and letters of recommendation to https://jobs.hampshire.edu/. No hard copies will be accepted. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, in time for interviews at MLA.

http://www.hampshire.edu

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.

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Deadline: Nov. 1 (review begins)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

  • Received email today to schedule an interview (12/15 and 12/16) x4
    • Congratulations! A bummer for the rest of us, but it's a really good school. Good luck!

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus visit scheduled: campus visit scheduled for mid-February

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Any news? The deadline for cancelling MLA hotels is in two days! It's getting a little too close to the wire here.... (12/10)

  • I hear you, but those details aren't really at the forefront of most SCs' concerns. I just checked their website, and their last day of classes is Friday. Finals go through the 19th. So I wouldn't hold my breath on hearing anything by Friday. And, honestly, I know people who have gotten calls on Xmas Eve...when the MLA was held in late December. And then there was this last year: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/01/02/email-job-candidates-renews-debate-about-conference-interviewing
  • Haha. Yes. I was one of the peeps who got an interview with UC Riverside last year. I was lucky enough to have a friend to stay with in Chicago. But buying last-minute plane tix is never fun. Needless to say, I didn't get the job. (12/10)

Any word on this one yet? Just wondering bc other schools with similar deadlines are setting up interviews (12/2)

  • Nothing here. Hopefully we'll hear something soon! (12/2)
  • No word here either. Given how really broad this ad is, I imagine they have just been absolutely inundated with applications. (12/2)
  • Yes, you're totally right about how broad the ad is (and the resulting avalanche of apps). I totally spaced on that. Thanks for the perspective. (12/2)

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY) - TT Assistant Professor, Comparative Modernisms - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English and Comparative Literature at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure track, in Comparative Modernisms, with a core specialization in British and Irish Literature. We encourage applications that show a strong theoretical orientation in literary, cultural, political, global, and/or postcolonial perspectives.

The teaching load is five courses a year, one of which will typically be an introductory-level course for the major. The Colleges have a generous leave and sabbatical policy to support scholarly research.

We seek applicants with broad competencies that will allow them to work with colleagues from other departments in our general curriculum and to teach or cross-list courses with our interdisciplinary programs (see catalogue; these include, for example, Women’s Studies, LGBT Studies, European Studies, Environmental Studies, Media and Society). PhD should be in hand or completed by July 2015.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Application deadline is October 15, 2014.

Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Additional materials may be requested at a later stage. The department will conduct in-person interviews at the 2015 MLA Conference.

Comparative Modernist Search, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 300 Pulteney Street, Geneva, NY 14456. EOE

Job Announcement

Deadline: Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype ...):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Koç University (Istanbul, Turkey) - Open-Rank Position in Comparative LiteratureEdit

The Department of English Language and Comparative Literature at Koç University invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank) beginning September 2015.

We seek a comparatist with broad training and fluency in at least two languages. Areas of specialization are open, but applicants with research expertise in one of the following areas will be given priority: 

• British/Anglophone literature (post-1700)
• German literature
• Turkish literature

The teaching load is two courses per semester, and the successful candidate is expected to pursue an active research and publishing agenda.

Located in Istanbul, Turkey, Koç University is a highly reputable, private, English-instruction university. Founded in 2007, the Department of English Language and Comparative Literature is currently expanding, and the successful candidate is also expected to contribute significantly to this growth. The department is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in both the faculty and student body. More information about Koç University is available at www.ku.edu.tr.

Interested applicants should submit the following documents electronically in PDF format to Ms. Zehra Tosun (ztosun@ku.edu.tr) with the subject line “ENCL position”:

• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Writing sample (no more than 30 pages)
• Summary Statement of Teaching
• Sample course syllabi
• Three letters of reference

Questions concerning the position should be directed to the search coordinator, Dr. Megan C. MacDonald (mmacdonald@ku.edsu.tr).

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Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype ...):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Misericordia University (PA) - Full-Time Non-TT Asst. Professor of English (Comp. Lit) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

Misericordia University's English Department seeks to hire a full-time, non-tenure track assistant professor of English commencing fall 2015. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in comparative literature, and candidates with additional expertise in the following areas are encouraged to apply: creative writing (fiction preferred), non-Western literature(s), or 18th century literature. The successful candidate should also possess experience and strength in teaching writing at all levels, as well as a commitment to the Universitys liberal arts mission. Ph.D. must be in hand before August 15, 2015.

The candidate accepting this position will be responsible for teaching 12 credits per fall and spring semester--including sections of the universitys introductory writing seminar, English courses in the universitys Core Curriculum, and upper-division literature courses in the English curriculum—as well as developing upper-division courses in their field(s).

To apply, please submit a dossier including a letter of application, current c.v., teaching philosophy, letters of recommendation, and writing sample to hr@misericordia.edu. Electronic submissions as a single .pdf file are preferred; applications may also be mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA, 18612. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2014. Initial interviews will be held at the 2015 MLA conference.

Chronicle

Deadline: Dec. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 12/15 (MLA)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/15

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Pennsylvania State University (PA) - TT Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of Comparative Literature - OFFER MADEEdit

The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Comparative Literature, at the rank of advanced assistant or associate professor, with a specialization in globalization or global studies. Area of interest and geographical field are open, though we have a strong preference for candidates working outside East Asia. Candidates should have a significant research record and be able to contribute to the department’s Ph.D. program in Comparative Literature. We are also looking for candidates who can contribute significantly to the department’s Global Studies undergraduate major, which introduces students to humanistic and social scientific methods for approaching globalization and global problems, including human rights, wealth and inequality, culture and identity, health and environment, and global conflict. Starting date: August 2015 preferred. Requirements: Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or related field; appropriate teaching experience; relevant record of publication and ongoing research potential.

Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2014, although all applications will be considered until the search is concluded. To apply, upload a letter of application, CV, and the names of three references electronically at https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53391. Visit our program website at http://complit.la.psu.edu

https://apply.interfolio.com/26265

MLA JIL 09/12/14

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials: x1 [posted 11/26]

Rejection Letter (no interview): email from PSU HR (11/07)

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype ...): x1 (12/11)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Rejection email received on Nov 7, 2014

Campus interview scheduled: 2/10/15

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 4/4/15

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

  • Just a note to say that someone from Penn State will monitor these and respond occasionally, so please leave questions if you have them. We will interview by Skype OR at MLA (candidate's choice), and probably bring candidates to campus in Jan/Feb 2015.
  • thank you for the opportunity to pose queries! Mine is the following: will referees be contacted prior to Skype interviews, and will candidates be notified if referees are contacted? In other words, should we warn our referees that they may hear from the committee even if we don't hear anything from PSU?
  • Yes, referees will be contacted before Skype interviews; in fact we will write to candidates to ask them to send their recommendations (if they are using a service like Interfolio) or ask their referees to send them directly to us. So referees will not be contacted directly by us.
  • Have interviews been scheduled?

Scripps College (CA) - TT Asst. Professor, Hispanic StudiesEdit

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Hispanic Studies Department. The department is seeking applications for a tenure-track appointment for fall of 2015 either in

  • Spanish Caribbean literary and cultural criticism with sound knowledge of Caribbean cultures and contexts or
  • Central American transnational literatures and cultures with expertise in indigenous cultures or
  • Andean transnational literature and cultures. Expertise in Quechua language and indigenous cultures particularly desired.

We are seeking candidates who specialize in colonial and postcolonial studies and African and indigenous diaspora discourses and those who take a transnational or comparative approach in their work. We particularly welcome candidates with research areas including — but not limited to — race and sexuality studies, postcolonial eco-criticism, urban studies, translation theory, new media, and Visual and Performance Studies to forge a strong dialogue between, and within, our areas of specialization pertaining to Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, and Africa.

The Department seeks a colleague with dynamic, innovative teaching and a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The teaching load is five courses per year, including language classes, surveys, and courses in the area of specialization. Participation in the Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities program is expected. Ph.D preferred but ABD will be considered. Previous teaching experience and native or near native fluency in Spanish required.

Please submit letter of application, CV, three letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample of no more than 20 pages to AcademicJobsOnline.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2014. Interviews will be held at the Modern Language Association Conference in Vancouver, January 8-11, 2015. For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee: Prof. Marina Pérez de Mendiola, Box 4049, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Ave. Claremont, CA 91711. Phone: (909) 607-3545.

Link to Apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3934

Deadline: Nov. 15 (review begins)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

St. Louis College of Pharmacy (MO) - TT Asst. Professor of EnglishEdit

The St. Louis College of Pharmacy invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track, academic year, assistant professorship in English. The ideal candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in Comparative or World Literature. Experience with interdisciplinary research collaboration is especially welcome. Evidence of teaching excellence and a record of (or potential for) scholarly publication is desired. The successful candidate will offer both lower and upper level literature and writing courses to undergraduate students in a pre-pharmacy program. Interest and grounding in both non-western and western literatures desired; experience teaching introductory and advanced writing courses preferred. Meaningful, ongoing connections between the candidate’s scholarly work and teaching are essential. In keeping with departmental expectations, the successful candidate will also support the mission of the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy by contributing to committee work, faculty governance, program assessment, student service activities (such as advising), and campus life. Willingness to teach in an ability-based education model using active, student-centered learning is desired.

Responsibility :• Teach a 3-2 load including the Freshman Writing sequence (WRIT 1101 and WRIT 1102) and electives in non-western and western literature. • Develop an active scholarly agenda, including publication of articles/monographs and presentations at conferences/professional meetings. • Provide service to the College through advising students, advising student organizations, and department committee and faculty committee responsibilities.

Education : • A Ph.D. in English and/or Comparative Literature. International experience and interest is welcome. • Experience teaching (which can include graduate teaching assistantships) a variety of courses in Non-Western and Western Literature, and Composition/Rhetoric. • An active research agenda (or potential to establish an active research agenda) in topics dealing with Non-Western and Western Literatures, Gender Studies. • Publications that demonstrate strong research and writing skills. • Demonstrated support for diversity and inclusion; the ability to incorporate diversity, cultural competency or social justice into teaching, research or service is desired. • Participation in professional and scholarly societies and develop working relationships with public and private funding agencies. Keep an active research and scholarly agenda striving toward a national and international reputation.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three professional references to the Search Committee through the college’s employment website at www.stlcop.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2014.

Job Announcement

Deadline: Oct. 22

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

"Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2014." - This seems to mean it's a firm deadline. As of Oct 23 the job listing is taken off their website (in and out).

University at Buffalo, SUNY (NY) - TT Assistant Professor in Feminist Theory - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of Comparative Literature seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in Feminist Theory. Additional expertise in non-Anglophone modernisms, especially German and/or French, desired; interests in gender/race theory, history of literary theory, or relevant areas of continental philosophy are also welcome.

The candidate will be expected to be active in research and produce innovative scholarship in the relevant fields, as well as teach graduate and undergraduate courses. The teaching load is 2/2 and the faculty members of the Department typically teach one graduate and one undergraduate course each semester.

The candidate should have a PhD in hand by the start of the appointment in August 2015.

Submit all materials: letter of application, CV, contact information for referees, and a writing sample (20-25 pages) via www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu by November 1, 2014, addressed to Professor Ewa Płonowska Ziarek, Chair, Search Committee.

Applications for this position will only be accepted online. To apply, please visit:  https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57393

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 12/15 by email

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

  • From Theory 2015: "Campus interview scheduled: 12/27"
    • ANY UPDATES AS OF 2/25? HAS SOMEONE RECEIVED AN OFFER?

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

University of California, Los Angeles (CA) - TT Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature (African Literary and Cultural Studies) - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

UCLA’s Department of Comparative Literature is looking for a tenure track Assistant Professor in African literary and cultural studies beginning Fall 2015. We are looking for candidates who will have the PHD in hand by July 2015. We are especially interested in Eastern, Western or Southern Africa. The candidate must have expertise and a research interests in an indigenous African language. Swahili is of particular importance to us as our department may be housing a Swahili language program, but other indigenous languages including Yoruba would be very welcome. Since we are keen to complement UCLA’s current strengths in the Francophone areas we are therefore looking for candidates who can contribute to other areas such as Lusophone or Anglophone. Review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should address a letter of interest and CV addressed to Professor Kathy Komar, Chair of the search committee, via UCLA Academic Recruit https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/jpf00584 and arrange to have writing sample and three letters of recommendation sent to the same address. Letters should address the candidate’s potential as a scholar and, if appropriate, provide evidence of successful teaching. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply, and candidates are encouraged highlight their research or teaching activities that demonstrate a commitment to the needs of disadvantaged populations. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UCNondiscrimination & AffirmativeActionPolicy

https://apply.interfolio.com/27474

MLA JIL 10/31/14

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA 12/17

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

University of Chicago (IL) - TT Asst. Professor, Comparatist (19th-20th c. German and Russian Lit)Edit

The Department of Comparative Literature seeks to appoint a comparatist specializing in novel and film, with particular emphasis on nineteenth- and twentieth-century German and Russian literature and culture, but with a broad historical, cultural, and interdisciplinary range. Interest in rhetoric and narratology desirable. This entry-level Assistant Professor position is expected to begin Autumn Quarter 2015. Conferral of PhD by June 30, 2015 is required.

For full consideration all application materials should be received by September 22, 2014. The following materials must be received before an application is considered completed: 1) A cover letter and curriculum vitae to be sent online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/murlmrl, posting #53591. 2) A copy of the cover letter and curriculum vitae, a dissertation abstract, and a chapter-length writing sample to be mailed to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 3) Three recommendation letters to be sent separately by the recommenders to Rose Watson orwatson@uchicago.edu. Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

https://apply.interfolio.com/26002

MLA JIL 09/12/14

Deadline: Sept. 22

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

COMMENT THREAD:

  • Does this sound to anyone like they may have someone (possibly an internal candidate) in mind? (9/19)
  • This seems a bit suspicious (specific description, only ten days between announcement and deadline), and I never heard a word back, even after a follow-up email. Does anyone know anything? Did others apply?
  • lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch'entrate. 

University of Dubuque (IA) - TT Position in Global LiteraturesEdit

The University of Dubuque invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Language and Literature beginning January, 2015 or August, 2015. The department seeks a generalist with expertise in Global Literatures; a secondary specialization in Spanish language and literature is highly desirable. Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate in English or Comparative Literature and significant teaching experience. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a range of literature courses, a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and a record of success in teaching general education courses; a desire to integrate faith and learning is highly desirable. Teaching load of four courses per semester includes upper level and introductory literature and writing courses and courses in the general education core. Additional expectations include advising students, maintaining a research agenda, and participating in the broader life of the University.

The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed into a mission driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1700 traditional undergraduate students and 400 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students. Eighty full-time faculty members are committed to serving an undergraduate student population that includes 25% students of color and 50% students categorized as first generation and/or low income. In 2011, Washington Monthly recognized UD's commitment to its mission by ranking it #13 nationally in the baccalaureate category for contribution to the public good. A new Performing Arts, Campus, and Worship Center contributes to $100 million in new facilities built since 2000. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.

Dubuque, Iowa, is a city of 60,000 perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. It serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri- state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America's greenest cities and one the most livable small cities in America. More information can be found at http://www.cityofdubuque.org.

To apply, please send the following materials electronically to HR@dbq.edu:

  • A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position,
  • A current resume/vitae, UD Employment application form, located on our website, and
  • Contact information for three professional references.

Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: open until filled (posted 10/09/14)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

University of Louisville (KY) - Associate Professor of Pan-African Studies (Comp. Lit.)Edit

The University of Louisville's Department of Pan-African Studies seeks a scholar at the rank of Associate Professor beginning July 2015 whose area of specialization is comparative literature with concentrations in African, Afro-Caribbean and Latin African, and African American literature in English. Candidates must possess a PhD, and knowledge of literature in other languages such as French and Spanish is an advantage. The successful candidate will focus on the intersection of diaspora, postcolonial, and eighteenth-century studies, and the transcultural intertextuality of African discourses in literature and other forms of popular culture.

Candidates are required to apply online via the "Online App. Form" link below and attach 1) letter of interest, 2) CV, 3) reference list, and 4) statement of research interests. Additionally, send three letters of recommendation, a description of courses taught, sample syllabi, and transcripts to Dr. Joy Carew, University of Louisville, Department of Pan-African Studies, 445 Strickler Hall, Louisville KY 40292, by November 15, 2014.

Online App. Form: https://highereddecisions.com/uofl/current_vacancies.asp

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA) - TT Asst. Professor of Comparative Literature (European Medieval Literature and Culture) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

The Program in Comparative Literature in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in European medieval literature and culture (2/2 load),including periodic large lecture courses. The effective starting date is September 1, 2015. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

Requirements: PhD in hand by August 2015. Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Medieval Studies, or any other field of the Humanities with a research focus on European medieval literature and culture. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, outstanding scholarly potential or record, strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and professional engagement. We particularly welcome candidates with solid experience or training in modern European global literary relations or relations between Europe and other parts of the globe (as desirable sub-fields), dynamic scholars specializing in medieval literature and culture across several languages, including Latin, and with interest in one or more of the following areas: the role of women, book history, and medievalism in the post-medieval world. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

To apply submit the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two writing samples no greater than 25 pages in length(as PDF) and the names and e-mail contact information for three references to the link below: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=54588

Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of December 15, 2014, in order to ensure consideration. Application materials will not be returned.

https://apply.interfolio.com/27733

MLA JIL 11/07/14

Deadline: Dec. 15

Acknowledgment received: (12/22, email) x1

Request for additional materials: References requested 2/10/15 x1  (+1)

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype interview scheduled 2/11, 2/12/15, 2/16, 2/17,

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 3/17/15

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 4/29/15

Offer accepted: 4/30/15

NOTES:

  • Also posted at Medieval 2015
  • Is it normal for references not to be contacted for this one, or is it just me? I've used the same system for other applications and had the option to send an e-mail to my recommenders/Interfolio to have letters uploaded, but this one doesn't even have that option. I'm guessing they might be planning to contact references at a later stage, but thought I'd check in case that's not the case and something has gone wrong.
  • I had the same problem and looked at the FAQs. There is one explaining that in the References section of the application the button "Send" will be activated at same point. When I don't know.  
  • Anyone know whether they're planning to interview at MLA?
  • Has anything happened in this search since they sent out acknowledgements a month ago?
  • Anyone heard anything since first-round interviews wrapped?
  • -  Nothing at all yet. This week hopefully.
  • I'm dying here! Maybe they've only contacted people who aren't on the wiki.... (3/6)
  • At this point I'm wondering if they can't manage to get together until their spring break, or if its an internal hire, or something?  Because out of four/five ppl on here with interviews, it would be odd if NONE of us were called.  But anything's possible...
  • At the end of my interview, the chair said that it would likely take 2 or 2 1/2 weeks before they invited people out to campus. 
  • As of 3/9, campus interviews have not yet been scheduled.
  • Did anyone hear anything regarding campus interviews this week?
  • Nope.  Their break is next week; I assume we'll hear then.

University of New Hampshire (NH) - TT Assistant Professor in Hispanic StudiesEdit

The Spanish & Portuguese Program of the Department of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Hispanic Studies beginning Fall 2015. The ideal candidate will specialize in U.S. Latina/o literary or cultural studies and preference will be given to candidates with a focus on Caribbean literatures and cultures in the U.S. Candidates with other specialties within U.S. Latina/o literary and cultural studies, or who specialize in Caribbean literature and culture with a secondary specialty or demonstrated interest in U.S. Latina/o literature and culture, may also be considered. The University is committed to creating and nurturing a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.

The Spanish & Portuguese Program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures currently offers a major and an M.A. in Spanish (language, linguistics, literatures, cultures), as well as elementary and intermediate courses in Portuguese. The College also has interdisciplinary minors in Latin American Studies and Race & Ethnic Studies. Tenure-track faculty in the department teach 2/2 and advise majors and minors in Spanish. In addition, faculty pursue a research agenda and participate in the shared governance of the university through service activities.   

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for the position include: Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment (August 15) in Spanish, Comparative Literature, Latina/o Studies or a closely related field, native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English, evidence of a robust research agenda, and teaching experience at the college/university level. Enthusiasm for teaching a range of courses at the undergraduate level, from conversation/composition through advanced literary and cultural studies seminars, is a must, as is the ability to contribute to the M.A. program. Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, staff, and students as well as community groups of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability, and ethnic backgrounds is required.  To receive full consideration for this position, in addition to completing the required on-line application form, please be prepared to submit: a letter of application, CV, writing sample (not to exceed 20 pp.), statement of research plan, statement of teaching philosophy, and graduate transcript.

Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent by the referees to Casey Darasz at casey.darasz@unh.edu.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2014. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype in mid-January.

Apply at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/ (Posting Number/Job Order #: 0902426) 

Deadline: Dec. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

University of Oregon (OR) - TT Asst. Professor of Comp. Lit. (Translation Studies) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

http://complit.uoregon.edu

The University of Oregon's Comparative Literature Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in Translation Studies to begin September 16, 2015. A Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or other relevant field is required by the time of appointment. Specialization in at least one language other than English is also required. We seek applicants with demonstrated potential for outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, with preference given to candidates whose literary and linguistic expertise complements present strengths at Oregon. Consideration will be limited to comparatists whose scholarship engages substantially and deliberately with translation and theories of translation as they bear upon one or more of the following: (1) literary history, with an emphasis on interactions between languages and epochs, (2) philosophy of language, understood broadly to include philology and/or the study of sign systems, (3) inter-media aesthetics, and (4) transnational studies. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a growing interest in translation within an interdepartmental framework. We specifically invite applications from candidates with proven ability to contribute to the department's efforts to serve the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

Interested persons should apply online to the University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE SEARCH at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4324. Submit letters of application, vitae, dossiers and a writing sample of about 25 pages by November 14, 2014. EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

Deadline: Nov. 14

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 12/8 x3 (x150 per very kind rejection letter, 10 semi-finalists selected)

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Februrary, 2015

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University of South Carolina (SC) - TT Asst. Professor, Renaissance Literary and Cultural Studies - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/dllc/) at the University of South Carolina announces a tenure-track assistant professor position in Renaissance Literary and Cultural Studies. The successful candidate must be able to teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses in Comparative Literature, Italian language at all levels, and will be expected to have an active research agenda connecting the Italian Renaissance to other regions, especially France and/or Spain. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have secondary interests in art history and/or interdisciplinary studies. Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester, and offer the opportunity to teach in the nationally-ranked Comparative Literature program. A Ph.D. is required, in hand by August 1, 2015. Evidence of teaching experience at the collegiate level is also required. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current CV, and three signed letters of recommendation to: https://apply.interfolio.com/25700 For full consideration by the search committee, complete applications should be received through the Interfolio website no later than October 15, 2014. The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Job Announcement (RSA)

Deadline: Oct. 15

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University of Southern California (CA) - TT Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, spec. Modern Arabic Literature & Culture - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of Comparative Literature at the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature with a specialization in Modern Arabic Literature and Culture with an anticipated start date of Fall 2015. The department values scholarship and research from a comparative perspective.

A Ph.D. is required at time of appointment. Complete applications include a letter of application, c.v., writing sample (25 pages maximum), and the names of three referees who will be contacted by USC. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/30992 . Please submit application materials by November 15. Inquiries can be directed to: complit@usc.edu.

https://apply.interfolio.com/26362

MLA JIL 09/12/14

Deadline: Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA interview scheduled (12/08/2014)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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Yale-NUS College (Singapore) - Assistant Professor, Literature (Multiple Positions) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale University, is seeking to hire one or more faculty members in literature in any field of: African, Anglo-American, Asian (South or East), European, or comparative literatures; critical theory; cultural studies; dramatic literature, theater history, practice or performance. This search is at the assistant professor rank. Candidates with suitable experience will be considered for tenure at the associate professor rank.

Yale-NUS teaches a common core curriculum of which a central component is a year-long course in Literature and Humanities, introducing literature in a trans-disciplinary global context and taught collectively by faculty in literature, history, art-history, and music. The successful candidate will teach in this core course as well as upper level electives in her/his area of specialization.

Applicants should be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties and in the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum. An ongoing research program that incorporates undergraduates would be highly desirable. For information about the curriculum, please see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum.

Salary, benefits, and leave policies will be competitive at an international level. Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting faculty research through various grants, research and travel allowances.

Candidates are encouraged to send in their applications before October 15, 2014 to ensure fullest consideration. Inquiries should be made to the Search Committee Chair, Rajeev Patke, Division Director of Humanities, and Professor of Humanities, Yale-NUS College, rajeev.patke@yale-nus.edu.sg. For all general inquiries, please contact yale-nus.college@yale.edu or see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg.

The College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. For additional information about Yale-NUS College, living in Singapore, and the faculty hiring process, including submission guidelines, and to apply, we invite you to our web site at:http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/careers/faculty/.

Apply at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4114

NEW Deadline: October 15 (previously 8/1/14)

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  • HAS ANYONE HEARD BACK FROM THE INTERVIEWING COMMITTEE REGARDING CAMPUS VISITS? THEY SAID EARLY FEBRUARY AND IT IS NOW THE 9TH. If we are to fly to Singapore in March some advance warning is in order, no?

Campus interview scheduled: Campus visit invite by email on Feb 4th.

  • Does anyone know the date for the March recruitment workshop? I'm wondering when final decisions might ba made. [March 3]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Offers made and accepted. [posted 4/26]

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York University (CAN) - Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Diasporas and the ImaginationEdit

The Department of English seeks applicants who demonstrate the potential for major and transformative scholarship in the field of Diasporic and/or World Literature in English (and in translation) within and across periods, genres and regions. Following York’s strategic research prioritization of forging a just and sustainable world, we are interested in scholars who engage notions of authority and sovereignty, ubjectivity and citizenship, globalism and displacement, and social justice as they are expressed through World and/or Diasporic contemporary and/or historical literatures, with attention to the political, economic, religious, ethno-cultural and social forces that condition, and come to light in, cultural production and expression. Interdisciplinary and intermedial approaches are especially welcome.

For complete job description, visit http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs.

Please apply through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/26926

MLA JIL 10/03/14

Deadline: Dec. 10 (according to Interfolio link)

Acknowledgment received:

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Visiting Positions / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit

Barnard College (NY) - Term Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature (3 yr. Appt.) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Comparative Literature Program at Barnard College invites applications for a Term Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature for a three year appointment, starting September 2015. Applicants must show native or near-native fluency in either Spanish or Mandarin, as well as English. The successful candidate is expected to offer five undergraduate courses per annum; to maintain an active research program; and to advise juniors and seniors in comparative literature. The capacity to teach introductory courses and tie literary analysis to broader contexts such as literary theory or translation studies is a requirement. The area of specialization should reflect familiarity with the main historical and theoretical developments of the related disciplines of comparative literature and translation studies. Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address the candidate's teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample (one offprint or dissertation chapter). Applicant materials must be received by November 25, 2014. To apply: http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/1211.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 25

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 02/16

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

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NOTES:

  • Any word here? (01/21)
  • A: Nothing yet! (01/22)
  • How about now? (1/31)

Harvard University (MA) - Lecturer on Comparative Literature (1 yr. renewable)Edit

The Department seeks to appoint a Lecturer on Comparative Literature. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2015, for a one-year term, potentially renewable for two more years. The lecturer will teach undergraduate courses in comparative literature and will advise student essays and perform other departmental services. The appointment will be ¾ time in the department; there is also the possibility of filling out the appointment by teaching in Harvard Freshman Seminar program.

A doctorate in hand is required by the expected start date.

Minimum requirements: a strong doctoral record in Comparative Literature or equivalent training, and substantial teaching experience in comparative literature, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Latin American and/or Peninsular literature and culture; literatures of the Americas; Africa; South and Southeast Asia; digital media; visual arts.

Please include a cover letter, c.v., dissertation abstract, one article-length writing sample, and the names and contact information of three references through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/6155) no later than May 20, 2015.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MLA JIL 04/24/15

Deadline: May 20

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Offer accepted:

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New York University (NY) - "Master Teacher" - Caribbean Literature and Cultural StudiesEdit

Cultural Studies: Full-Time Faculty Positions. Liberal Studies. Arts and Science. New York University. Liberal Studies at New York University invites applications for full-time faculty positions to begin September 1, 2015, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary program, and we welcome applicants from a broad range of backgrounds in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Liberal Studies offers the Bachelor of Arts in Global Liberal Studies, which is establishing itself among NYU's range of premier liberal arts degrees, and an innovative, two-year global core curriculum program whose students may complete their degrees in any of NYU's liberal arts programs. We seek colleagues in the following area who will, as needed, teach both advanced classes in the field of specialization listed below and be capable of teaching both African Cultures and the Writing sequence in the Core: Caribbean Literature and Cultural Studies. Minimum qualifications: a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or related field; three years of college-level teaching experience; demonstrated excellence in teaching; demonstrated ability to work with undergraduates on advanced writing in workshop settings. Publications and other evidences of scholarship and relevant professional activity required. All Liberal Studies full-time faculty hold the title Master Teacher and renewable term contracts, initially three years, and later potentially five years in duration. There is no limit to the number of times a contract may be renewed, contingent upon satisfactory performance. Faculty normally teach three classes per semester. Faculty also are expected to remain engaged in their fields of expertise, to advise undergraduates, and to contribute service to the program and to the University. Applications consisting ONLY of a cover letter and a current c.v. should be submitted by December 22th, 2014 through the following link: http://www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52307. If you have any trouble filing an application on this site, please contact Shirley Smalls-Smith (svs1@nyu.edu) or Amy Males (amy.males@nyu.edu). Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled.

Chronicle

Deadline: Dec. 22

Acknowledgment received:

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University of California, Davis (CA) - Mellon Visiting Assistant Professorship in Comparative Border Studies - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The UC Davis Graduate Group in Cultural Studies is pleased to announce a two-year Visiting Assistant Professorship for 2015-2017 in Comparative Border Studies supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Applicants should be specialists in research on one or more border zones, such as: US-Mexico, Israel-Palestine, Afghanistan-Pakistan, North- South Korea, East-West Germany, North Africa-Europe, etc. We are interested in promoting comparative and transnational research so these perspectives are preferred, but not required. The specific field is open, but interdisciplinary orientation in humanities and qualitative social sciences is preferred.

Our new three-year Mellon Research Initiative in Comparative Border Studies focuses on the making, unmaking, crossing, and fortification of borders—national, regional, colonial--and aims to rethink notions of border crossing as well as containment within different regional studies contexts as a result of transregional, comparative dialogue. The initiative is organized around three major themes: 1) human rights, citizenship and racialized belonging; 2) mobility, militarization and containment; 3) protest cultures and transnational solidarities. Research interest in one or more of these areas is preferred. We will consider junior scholars including recent PhDs and ABDs (the degree must be completed by July 1, 2015).

The Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor will participate in the activities of the Mellon Research Initiative in Comparative Border Studies. Duties include teaching three courses per year, and serving as co-organizer of colloquia and other events involving faculty and graduate students. The appointment will be housed in an appropriate department or program in the humanities or (qualitative) social sciences, in accordance with the background of the successful applicant (fields may include Asian American studies, Chicana/o studies, History, English, Spanish, Middle East studies, South Asian studies, German, Native American studies, American studies, Anthropology, among others).

The Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor will receive an annual stipend of $55,000, plus health benefits, research funding, and relocation funds.

  • To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three (3) references (we do NOT accept letters via Interfolio) through the online application form found at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00476. For full consideration applications must be received by February 6, 2015. The position is open until filled.

Deadline: Feb 6

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 2/26

Rejection (no interview):

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Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2014-15Edit

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