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Page for Academic Positions in Ethnic American Lit. that begin in 2014.

Last year's page: Other Ethnic American 2013

NEW PAGE for 2015 jobs: Other Ethnic American 2015

See also: English Literature 2013-14African American 2014 and American Studies 2014

See Ethnic Studies 2013-2014 for interdisciplinary positions.

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Allegheny College - TT Assistant Professor of English, Contemporary Ethnic-U.S. Lit - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The English Department invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in contemporary ethnic-U.S. literatures with a secondary interest in film, cultural studies, or global literatures. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses in introductory literature, mid-level and advanced-level seminars. Qualifications: Ph.D., college teaching experience, a promising record of publication, and a strong commitment to teaching. Teaching load is between 5.5 and 6 courses, depending on Senior Project advising. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking. The successful candidate will provide evidence of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarship and professional development. Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.

Please submit letter of application and c.v. by e-mail no later than October 31st, 2013, to Christopher Bakken, Chair, Department of English at englishjobs@allegheny.edu. Writing samples and letters of recommendation will be requested of short-listed candidates. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong institutional commitment to develop a diverse faculty and staff. Women and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Chronicle

Deadline: Oct. 31

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/18 (x5, via email)

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA 12/12 x3 (by phone)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: campus interviews scheduled by phone 1/16

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at 20-21 c. American 2014

Binghamton University, SUNY - TT Asst. Prof. of English with a Transdisciplinary focus on Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a transdisciplinary focus on comparative race and ethnic studies in relation to citizenship, rights, and cultural belonging.

Binghamton University seeks applicants whose work on race and ethnic studies crosses disciplines and 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 successful candidate will contribute to the development of this TAE as an area of intensive research and teaching. 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 [and SUNY2020], go to http://www.binghamton.edu/academics/provost/tae2013.html.

The project could focus on literature addressing issues of citizenship and rights by African American, Asian American, Native American, and/or Latino writers, on representations of cultural belonging and its challenges by transnational ethnic writers, on global perspectives on race and ethnicity in relation to rights, or on other topics related to the ways race and ethnicity inflect rights and cultural belonging. Candidates should be prepared to teach literature and culture from transdisciplinary and transnational perspectives and to engage in dialogue with faculty from other disciplines about citizenship, rights, and cultural belonging. The position includes graduate teaching at a research-intensive public university with a diverse student body.

Qualifications:

1. Completed Ph.D. by time of appointment in August, 2014.
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.

Salary: competitive.

Applications should be submitted as "Search A" to Interfolio by November 25, 2013, and should include a letter outlining qualifications for this position; a CV; a dossier including at least three letters of reference; and a writing sample of 15-20 pages. 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.

Binghamton University is an Affirmative-Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

https://apply.interfolio.com/23453

MLA JIL 10/11/13

Deadline: Nov. 25

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): I received an e-mail explaining that this was a failed search! Anyone have any other info? (5/15)

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Skype (12/4, by email; 12/10) x5

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: [see NOTES]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

  • any interviewees hear back from them yet?  Yes, Campus interview scheduled (1/9)

Colby College - TT Assistant Professor of English (20th and 21st century Americanist, Multiethnic Lit) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

We seek a tenure-track specialist in 20th and 21st century multiethnic American Literature beginning September 1, 2014. Desirable areas of expertise include Afro-Caribbean or Latino/a Literature and Culture. Possible secondary fields might include queer studies, drama, or visual culture. There is a five-course load, and all members of the department teach an intensive writing (W1) course. Other teaching assignments might include the introductory English seminar, the American literature survey, literary and critical theory, and upper-level courses in the candidate's areas of concentration. We require a strong record of teaching and scholarship. The Ph.D. must be in hand no later than August 2014.

To apply, please send application materials as .pdf attachments to Professor Cedric Gael Bryant, Search Committee Chair, ttamericanistsearch@colby.edu. Include cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests and a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages. Review of applications will begin on November 4th and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviewing will take place at MLA in January.

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs. For more information about the College, please visit our website: http://www.colby.edu

https://apply.interfolio.com/22489

MLA JIL 09/13/13

Deadline: Nov. 4

Acknowledgment received: Nov. 4 x1 (included note re: received and missing materials.) Nov. 12 x1

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): 12/16 x 3 (Request for MLA Interview by phone)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/16 x 1

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 

Offer accepted: 3/13

NOTES:

Any word on this one?

Committee met 12/13, should contact applicants about interviews no later than Monday 12/16

Louisiana State University - TT Asst. Professor, Multi-Ethnic American Literatures - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at Louisiana State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Multi-Ethnic American Literatures. Assistant professors teach both undergraduate and graduate students, maintain an active research agenda with regular publication, and serve on departmental and university committees.

Candidates with specializations are encouraged, particularly those whose work demonstrates a theoretical and comparative framework, including but not limited to transnationality, migration, diaspora, gender and/or sexuality.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English, American Ethnic Studies, or a related field; evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

LSU offers research leave opportunities and a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration. We offer a competitive salary, very attractive teaching load, typically two courses per semester, and opportunities for teaching and research with programs in African and African American Studies, Atlantic Studies, Comparative Literature, Film & Media Arts, International Studies, and Women's & Gender Studies.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Screening of candidates begins November 1, 2013, and will continue until candidates are selected. Interviews will take place at the Modern Language Association Convention in Chicago, January 9-12, 2014. Applications will be acknowledged in writing. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: http://www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #000344

LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER

Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56674

MLA JIL 09/27/13

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA interview scheduled (12/4)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/15

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Presbyterian College (SC) - TT Asst. Professor, Southern Studies (Dept. of English) - MLA / SKYPE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

  • See full post at Southern 2014
  • From Southern page: "MLA or Skype interview request 12/9 (x2)"

Skidmore College - TT Assistant Professor of English in Multiethnic American Literature - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English in multiethnic American literature with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Native American, Latino/a, Asian American, or African American literature and culture. Additional expertise in critical theory desirable. Individuals from underrepresented groups, or who have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply. The 3/2 teaching load includes one writing-intensive course each semester, as well as periodic participation in Skidmore's First Year Experience program. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. PH.D. required at time of employment.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2013. All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held at the MLA convention.

To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at: https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55165

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: writing sample, letters of recommendation, teaching materials - 10/28 via email

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA interview scheduled (12/4) x2

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/16

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Sonoma State University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor, Ethnic American Lit./American Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

Stonehill College (MA) - Asst. Prof. - Multi-Ethnic Lit.Edit

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill College is a private Catholic college located 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student- to- faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages 2500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

The Department of English seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor position to begin August 2014 with a preferred area of specialization in multi-ethic literatures and demonstrable strength in at least two of the following areas: Native American, Asian American or comparative ethnic literatures. This position is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment. Responsibilities include teaching three undergraduate courses each semester including introductory literature courses as part of the Cornerstone Program for General Education and upper level courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization. The Department is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to one or more of the College’s growing interdisciplinary programs in American Studies, Cinema Studies and Gender Studies. The candidate will have a Ph.D. in English or related field with teaching experience and evidence of scholarly promise. The position includes faculty development funds for the support of research and professional travel.

Deadline for applications is July 19, 2013. To apply, submit required documentation which includes a CV, a cover letter outlining areas of teaching/research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, and names and contact information of three people who will submit letters of recommendation upon request.

To apply for the position, submit required documentation via the URL link:

https://jobs.stonehill.edu/

Please email inquiries regarding this position to Jared Green, Chair, Department of English, at jgreen@stonehill.edu

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

MLA JIL June 21, 2013

Deadline: JULY 19, 2013

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:

Also posted at Comparative 2014

University of Texas at Brownsville - Asst. Professor, Contemporary American Lit. - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

  • See full post at 20-21 c. American 2014
  • From 20-21 c. page: "Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): x1 (Phone) [posted 1/23]"

Valparaiso University (IN) - TT Assistant Professor, Modern/ Contemporary Multicultural Literature and Drama - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

Western Kentucky University - TT Asst. Professor, Ethnic American Lit (incl. Af-Am) - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The English Department at Western Kentucky University (WKU) seeks applicants for one tenure-eligible position in U.S. Ethnic Literatures, with a strong interest in African American literature, beginning August 2014.

Required Qualifications: PhD in appropriate area such as English, Comparative Literature, or a related field; demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching and general education; record of scholarly and professional activities.

Responsibilities: Each semester's teaching load includes an African American literature survey and a general education course. The balance would include periodic courses in American multiethnic and/or specific U.S. ethnic literatures, additional general education, and/or other courses to match the hire's specialties. The successful candidate will also maintain an active scholarly agenda and participate in University and departmental service.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Telephone screenings will begin in early December.

Candidates should submit the following (electronic submissions are preferred): Letter of application (specify fields of expertise); Teaching philosophy statement; Current Curriculum Vitae; Copies of all graduate transcripts (official copies only required prior to on-campus interviews); Three recent letters of recommendation.

Submit to:

Dr. Kelly Reames
c/o Ms. Kimberly Nessler
Department of English
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11086
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086
Email: kimberly.nessler@wku.edu
Telephone: (270) 745-5720 Fax (270) 745-2533

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received: 11/11

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): phone interview-12/4 x3

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

I'm not usually the guy to do this, but has anyone heard back from them after an interview? (1/29)

-haven't heard anything yet (2/6); I know they claimed to be waiting for the end of J term to follow up...

Western Washington University - TT Asst. Professor, U.S. Multiethnic/Native American Lit - OFFER MADE AND ACCEPTEDEdit

This is a tenure-track position in U.S. Multiethnic/Native American literatures. We seek to hire a faculty member whose scholarly and pedagogical expertise in U.S. multiethnic literatures includes a strong commitment to Native American literatures. Preferred candidates will possess a comparative framework for understanding the literatures and cultures of racially-marginalized groups in the United States. The department also prefers candidates whose work in U.S. Multiethnic/Native American literatures engages transnational discourses and theoretical practices as seen in fields such as border, diaspora, hemispheric, and/or transatlantic studies.

About the Department: The department has 30 tenure-line faculty members and offers B.A. programs in Literature and Creative Writing, an M.A. program in English Studies, and an M.F.A. program in Creative Writing. The department also offers minors in Film Studies, Linguistics, and Writing Studies, as well as courses that provide training in composition/rhetoric, professional and technical writing, editing and publishing, and teacher preparation. The Department of English is committed to the University’s strategic goal of recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and welcomes all applicants. To learn more about the Department of English visit http://kerouac.english.wwu.edu/~newenglish/index.php.

Position Responsibilities: Standard quarter system teaching assignment (currently 2-2-2), with specialty courses at the undergraduate and M.A. levels, general education courses and other courses depending on the candidate’s interests and departmental needs; exemplary teaching; a rigorous program of scholarly activity; service to the department through a range of activities including advising and contributions to the development of programs and curricula

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English, American Ethnic Studies, or a related field, by August 2014;  Scholarly and pedagogical expertise in U.S. multiethnic literatures, including a strong commitment to Native American literatures;  Demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching;  Potential for strong scholarship and publication in relevant fields

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to a comparative approach to the teaching and study of U.S. multiethnic literatures and cultures of racially-marginalized groups in the United States;  Vision to connect the study and teaching of U.S. Multiethnic/Native American literatures with theories and practices in transnational discourse as seen in fields such as border, diaspora, hemispheric, and/or transatlantic studies;  Interest in working as a liaison with local tribes and/or Northwest Indian College in order to cultivate and sustain a vibrant link between the University and its surrounding indigenous communities;  Familiarity with and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues

Academic Emphasis: English, U.S. Multiethnic/Native American Literatures

Job Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington

Application Instructions and Requested Documents: To be considered for the position, application materials must be submitted via WWU’s Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE).

Candidates should upload a letter of application, CV, and graduate transcripts. Additionally, three letters of recommendation are required; recommenders should email their letters to the U.S. Multiethnic/Native American Literatures Search Committee at English@wwu.edu.

Screening interviews will take place at the Modern Language Association Convention in Chicago or arranged as videoconferences. For consideration for a screening interview during the MLA convention, applications must be received by October 25, 2013. Finalist interviews will be conducted on campus.

WWU Job Announcement and Application Link

Deadline: Oct. 25

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Via email, 11/5

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.):  MLA interview scheduled (11/22) x2

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: campus interview 1/16

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 2/13

Offer accepted: 2/20

NOTES:

ASIAN-AMERICAN Lit.: Full-Time / Tenure-Track PositionsEdit

Florida Atlantic University - TT Asst. Professor, Asian-American Lit. - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Asian American Literature, to begin August 2014. The new hire will contribute to FAU's Asian Studies Certificate program, which recently was awarded a grant by the U.S. Department of Education to enhance the university's Asian studies curriculum.

This position will be located on FAU's main campus at Boca Raton, along with a minor teaching assignment on the Davie campus. We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service. Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule. The ASend cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Professor Elena Machado, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991. Applications must be postmarked by November 5, 2012. However, in order to be considered for position #990453, all applicants must apply to the current posted position electronically with all required/requested documentation attached.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.

Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.fau.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57408

Deadline: Nov. 5

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/14 (x3, via email)

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA 11/5

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/15

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

University of Houston - Assistant Professor, South Asian Literatures in English - SKYPE INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

University of Illinois, Chicago - TT Assistant Professor, Asian American Visual Cultures - SKYPE INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

University of Oregon - Asst. Prof., Asian-American Lit. - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at the University of Oregon invites specialists of Asian American Literature to apply for the position of assistant professor to begin Fall 2014. We seek candidates who demonstrate potential for outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are a diverse and growing department with strengths in British, American, and Anglophone literary studies, as well as in environmental humanities, queer and gender studies, rhetoric, disability studies, folklore, and film and media. We are especially interested in scholars whose research and teaching will help enhance the department’s existing strengths in the cross-examination of race, gender, class, disability, ethnicity and ecology, empire and imperialism, and (post)colonial and (trans)national cultural formations; and we encourage applications from candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in English or related field in hand by time of appointment.

Salary is competitive.

Candidates are asked to apply on line at www.academicjobsonline.org by submitting an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, and contact information for three referees by November 15, 2013. Please do not have letters of recommendation sent to Academic Jobs Online; we will request three letters of recommendation at a later point. If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact engl@uoregon.edu to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials. Application materials received after November 15, 2013 will not be considered.

We will be conducting teleconference interviews in January. Finalists will be invited to the University of Oregon campus in Eugene.

The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

Karen J. Ford, Head, Department of English, 1286 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403

UO job announcement

Deadline: Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: x3 (12/4)

Rejection (no interview):

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

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: [see NOTES]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Anyone hear anything on this job?

1/16 - FWIW i heard they were doing campus visits this week and next.

LATINO/A Lit.: Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions Edit

College of the Holy Cross (MA) - TT Appt., Multi-Ethnic Lit. of the US (spec. in Latino/a Lit.) - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment in Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States, with a specialization in Latino/a literature and an emphasis on poetry or drama preferred. During a typical academic year, teaching responsibilities would include two introductory courses on literary genres; one intermediate survey of American literature; and two courses in Latino/a literature. The appointment will begin in August 2014. A Ph.D. in hand is required. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as well as scholarly achievement. This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interest, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/22630. Questions about the position may be addressed to Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, Acting Chair, Department of English, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013. We invite candidates to learn more about our department at http://academics.holycross.edu/english/.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

HERC

Deadline: Nov. 1 [Although review began on Nov. 1, the department will still be accepting applications "through December."]

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials: 11/26 via email (writing sample) [x4]

Rejection Letter (no interview):

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

Rejection (after preliminary interview): 1/28

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

New York University - TT Asst . Professor - Latino/a Lit. - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English in the Faculty of Arts and Science at New York University seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Latino/a literature, effective September 1, 2014, pending final administrative and budgetary approval. We invite applicants working in any area of Latino/a literary studies, irrespective of critical approach, with research and teaching interests that would complement and enhance the department’s strength in American literature overall. The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly excellence and a commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and must have the PhD in hand by September 1, 2014.

Those wishing to be considered should submit a letter of application, CV, names of three referees, and a writing sample of up to 9,000 words. Materials are to be uploaded via the “Employment” link on the NYU Department of English web site: http://english.as.nyu.edu. All applications will be acknowledged, and the official review will begin on October 15, 2013.

InsideHigherEd

Deadline: Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype ...): Skype interviews held 12/5 & 12/6 (any word on campus visits?)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: visits scheduled before Christmas [posted 1/11]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

  • No news at all about this position? (12/20)
  • no word about campus visit

Oregon State University - TT Asst. Professor - American Lit. (Latino/a) - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The School of Writing, Literature, and Film invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

This faculty member will teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, including topics within American literature from pre-Columbian to contemporary and including Latino/a literature. A typical teaching load is two courses for two terms and one course for one term during the academic year.

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in American literature with a specialization in Latino/a literature at the time of appointment. Evidence of high quality teaching and scholarly activities that result in referred publications. Ability to establish a program of research leading to scholarship that leads to timely promotion in rank and the granting of indefinite tenure.

Preferred Qualifications Significant teaching experience, publication record, and demonstrated scholarly innovation and commitment. We are especially interested in secondary specializations in the following literatures and/or methodologies: Chicano/a, Afro-Caribbean, Native American, Borderlands, or Environmental Humanities. Capability of teaching American lit survey pre-Columbian to contemporary. A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

In order to receive full consideration for this position, your application must be received by November 11, 2013.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV.

2) A cover letter of interest indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

3) Transcript of graduate work. Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses. All courses must be from accredited colleges, universities, or private vocational schools. The online application system will allow you to attach your transcripts if the PDF file is 5MB or less. If over 5MB in size, submit to contact person listed. Transcripts must be received by the closing date.

4) Abstract of dissertation or book (no more than 1 page) uploaded as "Other Document."

For additional information, or to send documents over 5 MB in size, please contact: Anita Helle at 541-737-1634 or ahelle@oregonstate.edu.

OSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

LINK: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62682

HERC

Deadline: Nov. 11

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/25 - request for writing sample (via email and interfolio x3)

Rejection (no interview): 12/6 (via email, after request for additional materials)

Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): MLA Scheduled 12/5 (x2)

Rejection (after preliminary interview): 

Campus interview scheduled: scheduled for later this month (1/17) 

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Pennsylvania State University - Assistant Professor of English, Latina/o Studies - MLA INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, seeks a Latina/o Studies scholar whose innovative scholarship complements our department's established strengths in American literature. Penn State offers an interdisciplinary Latina/o Studies undergraduate and graduate minor, which includes courses in the Department of English. Successful applicants will demonstrate a compelling research agenda with significant promise of publication in diverse top tier outlets and across disciplinary boundaries. PhD must be in hand by time of appointment, August 2014. Faculty will teach two courses per semester (four per calendar year) and have opportunities for supported research leave. Information regarding the department can be found at http://english.la.psu.edu/. Please apply directly online, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, abstract of dissertation (1000 words), and one writing sample to: http://www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Karen Davis at kmd16@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the appropriate candidate is found. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in January. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

https://apply.interfolio.com/23827

MLA JIL 11/08/13

Deadline: Dec. 20 (closes, according to Interfolio link)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter (no interview):

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

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Texas at Austin - TT Assistant/Associate Professor of Latina/o and Mexican American Literatures Edit

The Center for Mexican American Studies in coordination with the Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or recently tenured Associate Professor position for Fall 2014. We seek applicants working in theories of sexuality, racialization, and citizenship with a comparative emphasis in Latina/o and Mexican American Literatures. All work on fiction, poetics, autobiography, film, performance, or visual culture with critical approaches to Central American, Caribbean, South American and Mexican American literatures in the U.S. is welcome. Candidates who draw on the resources held in the Benson Latin American Collection are especially desirable. The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching literature, cultural studies, and theory in a comparative framework and have a strong and/or promising record of publication, as well as a clearly defined research agenda. In addition, applicants must hold a Ph.D.at the time of their appointment as Assistant Professor. Applicants for appointment as Associate Professor must have a distinguished publication record suitable for a tenured appointment. The selected candidate will be expected to exhibit a commitment to service to the department, center, college, and university; to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; to direct graduate research; to direct dissertations, MA reports and honor theses; and to publish actively. FRD 6251.

We will begin reviewing applications on February 28th, 2014 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, example of scholarly work, list of three professional references, and an example of teaching materials to: http://apply.interfolio.com/24271 Position funding is pending budgetary approval. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Domino Perez, Director, Center for Mexican American Studies, drperez@austin.utexas.edu. Background check will be conducted on successful applicant. AA/EEO employer. 

MLA JIL 01/31/14

Deadline: Feb. 28

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

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

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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  • any updates (3/27)?

Vanderbilt University - TT Assistant Professor, US Latino/a Lit. OR Anglophone South Asian Lit. - MLA INTERVIEW SCHEDULEDEdit

NATIVE-AMERICAN Lit.: Full-Time / Tenure-Track PositionsEdit

Florida Atlantic University - TT Assistant Professor of Native American Literature - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2014. Candidates must have teaching and research interests in Native American literatures in English, but special consideration will be given to candidates whose interests also include broader indigenous literatures of the Americas and/or the world, preferably in a comparative context. The new hire will contribute substantially to FAU’s Comparative Studies Ph. D. program and to the university’s developing Human Rights Initiative.

This position will be located on FAU’s main campus at Boca Raton, along with a minor teaching assignment on the Davie campus. We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service. Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule. Faculty teach and mentor graduate students in the department's Masters Degree programs as well as the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters interdisciplinary PhD program.

Requirements include a PhD in English or Comparative Literature at time of appointment, publication record in field, and relevant teaching experience at the college level.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://jobs.fau.edu, reference position #990453) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, three letters of reference, and any other documents the applicant deems important. Candidates must also send cover letter, abstract and vita, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Professor Adam Bradford, Search Committee Chair, at abradfo5@fau.edu by December 13th. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.

FAU serves a culturally and ethnically diverse six-county region in Southeast Florida (Broward, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie counties) whose total population is more than five million people. Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, call 561-297-3057. TTY/TDD 561-955-8771.

https://apply.interfolio.com/24022

MLA JIL 11/27/13

Deadline: Dec. 13

Acknowledgment received: 

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

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

  • [MLA Interviews noted in header on 12/30]

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

  • [Campus interview noted in header 1/19]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:  

  • Question--when y'all sent your info via the email to the search committee chair, did you receive any sort of confirmation of receipt? 

Kennesaw State University (GA) - TT Asst. Professor, English and American Studies (pref. expertise in Indigenous Lit. of the Americas) - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

San Diego State University - TT Assistant Professor, American Indian Lit. - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULEDEdit

Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies: Land and Literature.  The Department of American Indian Studies at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track position, assistant professor rank in American Indian literature, with an emphasis on literature and land or the environment, to begin Fall 2014. Ph.D. expected by time of appointment. For full position details see http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~aminweb/. Please submit (1) letter of interest, (2) detailed CV including email address, (3) scholarly writing sample, (4) three relevant course syllabi, and (5) letters from three references to Dr. David Kamper, Department of American Indian Studies, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, MC 6036, San Diego, CA 92182-6036. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. SDSU is an Equal Opportunity / Title IX Employer.

https://apply.interfolio.com/22771

MLA JIL 09/13/13

Deadline: Oct. 1

Acknowledgment received: 2 Snail Mail

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

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

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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  • [Campus interview noted in header 1/31]

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Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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VISITING POSITIONS / LIMITED TERM APPOINTMENTSEdit

St. Lawrence University - VAP (1 yr.), Early American/Ethnic American Lit.Edit

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year, full-time appointment in early American (from its beginning through the end of the nineteenth century) and ethnic American literatures (with emphasis on African-American literature, Asian-American literature, Latin-American literature, and/or Native American literature). The successful candidate will offer introductory surveys and upper division courses in these subject areas, as well as the departments research methods/theory course. Normal teaching load is three courses per semester. Ph.D. preferred. The successful candidate will join a department with a commitment to excellence in teaching, and to a program founded upon the essential relationship between creative expression and the study of literature. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, theoretical, and national perspectives to bear on their writing and teaching. Position begins August 2014.

Please send a letter of application, a CV, and sample syllabi for two relevant courses to Early American and Ethnic American Literatures Search Committee, Department of English, Richardson Hall, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

Chronicle

Deadline: Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 2/6 (letter)

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:

  • Any news on this one at all? (1/21)

 Syracuse University (NY) - One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Ethnic American LiteraturesEdit

Office of the Provost, 203 Tolley Building, Syracuse, NY 13244

http://www.Click2Apply.net/kj7thv8

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Ethnic American Literatures

The English Department at Syracuse University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship, starting in fall semester of 2014. The candidate should have a PhD in hand, a commitment to teaching excellence, and a research specialization in U.S. ethnic literatures (African American, Native American, Asian American, Latino, or a combination thereof), especially of the 20th/21st centuries. Candidates should also be conversant with critical discourses, conceptual paradigms, and reading practices deemed pertinent for the study of race and ethnicity vis-a-vis literary texts. The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 course load including lower and upper division undergraduate classes and will be expected to participate fully in the academic life of the department.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, c.v., the contact information for three referees, and a writing sample, as well as complete the online form, on http://www.sujobopps.com (job#071181). Although the process will remain open until the position is filled, applicants who complete their submission by June 20, 2014 will be given priority. Syracuse University is an EO/AA employer. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair: Patricia Roylance, pjroylan@syr.edu

MLA JIL 06/13/14

Deadline: priority deadline June 20

Acknowledgment received:

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Rejection (no interview):

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

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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