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See also: English Literature 2016-2017, African American 2017 and American Studies 2017

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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo (CA) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Ethnic American LiteratureEdit

ENGLISH - Full-time, academic year, tenure track Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, to begin September 7, 2017. Ph.D. in English or related field is required with specialization in one or more of the following areas: Asian-American, Chicano/a, Latino/a, and/or Indigenous American literatures.

The typical teaching assignment is 12 units per quarter (with course load reduction in each of the first two years to help establish one's professional development activities), with correspondingly reasonable service and research expectations. All tenured and tenure-track faculty teach courses in their areas of specialization at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Initial appointment is for two years, subject to renewal. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The College of Liberal Arts strongly values inclusion and diversity especially in the classroom and among its areas of study. This is one of seven searches in the College of Liberal Arts intended to increase curricular coverage of areas related to inclusivity and diversity, and successful candidates will be expected to contribute to strengthening the college's efforts in these areas. The other searches are for positions in Communication Studies, History, Psychology & Child Development, and Social Sciences. It is anticipated that a minimum of four hires will be made across these searches.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the university level. The College of Liberal Arts is committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal in their teaching and scholarly work are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in these areas. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Cal Poly is committed to the teacher-scholar model. As teachers, faculty are expected to exhibit strong pedagogical skills and to remain proficient and current in their disciplines. As scholars, faculty should be engaged in scholarly work that is of very high quality as evidenced by external peer review. As colleagues, it is appropriate for faculty to perform service activities at all levels of the University. Faculty should build collaborative relationships across the University and with colleagues at other universities.

Required Qualifications / Specialized Skills Ph.D. in English or related field with specialization in one or more of the following areas: Asian-American, Chicano/a, Latino/a, and/or Indigenous American literatures; experience and excellence in college-level teaching; and evidence of professional activity that keeps the candidate abreast of knowledge and developments within their professional field. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered, but must provide proof that the doctorate is complete prior to the start of appointment.

Job Open Date: 09-07-2016

Review Begin Date: 11-11-2016

Projected Start Date (Faculty Only) 09-07-2017

Online App. Form: https://www.calpolyjobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=165617

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California State University, Northridge (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Pre-20th-C. American Literature, emphasis in African American and/or Latino/a Lit.Edit

Department: English

Rank: Assistant Professor, Pre-Twentieth-Century American Literature & Culture with an emphasis in African American and/or Latino/a Literature

Effective Date of Appointment: August 23, 2017 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in English or a related field, awarded prior to August 22, 2017. Specialization must be in Pre-Twentieth-Century American Literature & Culture with an emphasis in African American and/or Latino/a literature. Secondary interests may include Early American literature, New Media Studies, digital humanities, popular culture, literary and critical theory, modern and contemporary African American and/or Latino/a literature. Candidate must demonstrate ability to work effectively with a diverse student population and demonstrate evidence of strong commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.

Evidence of teaching effectiveness and potential for successful research, publication, and other scholarly/professional/creative activities required, with publication in the field of specialization desirable.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

Responsibilities: The University especially seeks individuals who will contribute both to their chosen disciplines and to the University’s commitment to student success. All faculty are expected to serve on departmental and/or university committees, contribute to teaching effectiveness, and demonstrate successful research, publication and other scholarly/professional/creative activities in their field of specialization. The standard teaching load is 12 units (4/4) per semester (3/3 for the first two years), although competitive reassigned time is available for research and/or curriculum development. All faculty in the Department of English teach a variety of classes, including General Education courses as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in their specialization. The successful candidate for this position will likely be asked to teach surveys of American literature and will be encouraged to develop new upper-level and graduate courses in her/his area of expertise. While all full-time faculty remain eligible to teach lower division writing courses, the majority of these courses are taught by lecturer faculty. In practice, lower division writing courses are only assigned to full-time faculty members with specializations in composition or rhetoric, or to those specifically requesting such courses.

Application Deadline: First round screening of applications will begin November 1, 2016. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed prior to the MLA Job Convention, after which selected candidates will be invited for campus interviews. Applications should include a cover letter that specifically addresses the qualifications of the job description, Curriculum Vitae, and three to five letters of recommendation (dated within the last three years). Supplemental materials, such as a writing sample and evidence of teaching effectiveness, may be required at a later date.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to: Anthony Dawahare, Chair, Pre-Twentieth-Century American Literature & Culture Search and Screen Committee, Department of English, California State University, Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8248.

Full Job Announcement: http://www.csun.edu/sites/default/files/1724-english.pdf

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Gonzaga University (WA) - TT Asst. Professor - Chicano/Chicana, Latino/Latina or Pacific Rim LiteratureEdit

English: The English Department at Gonzaga University invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position (3/3 teaching load) in Chicano/Chicana, Latino/Latina or Pacific Rim Literature, beginning fall semester 2017. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English - ABD considered, with the expectation the candidate will be degree in hand by August 1, 2017; evidence of scholarly potential; at least one year experience instructing college literature; and evidence of superior teaching. Desired Qualifications: Expertise and interest in interdisciplinary teaching (may include contributions to Native American/Environmental/Womens and Gender Studies programs) and developing new courses for inclusion in University Core. To apply, please visit our website at: http://www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) three letters of recommendation. Email inquiries to Ingrid Ranum, Chair of English: ranum@gonzaga.edu. Position closes on October 31, 2016, midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call 509.313.5996. Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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Lehigh University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of Literature and Medicine (incl. African American, Native American, Latino/a Literatures)Edit

The Department of English and the Health Medicine and Society Program (HMS) at Lehigh University welcome applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Literature and Medicine. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in Disability Studies or in literatures by or about populations inordinately affected by health disparities in the U.S. or globally (including African American, Native American, Latino/a, female, LGBT, impoverished, and working class peoples). Successful candidates must be able contribute to the English Department’s focus on Literature and Social Justice (https://english.cas2.lehigh.edu/node/16). The ability to contribute to the HMS affiliated Community Health Research Group is highly desirable (http://chrg.cas2.lehigh.edu).

Successful candidates will be productive scholars in the field of Literature and Medicine or Disability Studies with a demonstrated commitment to research and publication and a record of excellent teaching. Our faculty values projects with strong theoretical, historical, and community engagements, and many members of the English department are affiliated with interdisciplinary programs across the College. Since this is a joint appointment between the Department of English and HMS, the successful candidate will contribute equally to the two units, including teaching a core major requirement for HMS, “Medical Humanities.” This position carries a 2/2 teaching load of graduate (M.A. and Ph.D. in English) and undergraduate courses. Ph.D. in hand by date of employment.

To apply, please upload a letter of application, vita, dissertation abstract or research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample (approximately 25 pages), and three letters of recommendation to Academic Jobs Online. All materials should be received by October 24, 2016.

Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Elizabeth Dolan (bdk3@lehigh.edu), Chair, Literature and Medicine Search Committee. We are planning to conduct Skype Interviews after Thanksgiving and campus visits in late January/early February.

The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Apply at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/Lehigh/English/7391

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Loyola Marymount University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - U.S. Literature (incl. African-American or Native American)Edit

The Department of English in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professorship, to begin August 14, 2017. The department seeks a candidate holding a Ph.D. in English who specializes in U.S. literature, including its trans-hemispheric and diasporic dimensions. Areas of specialization should include African-American or Native American literature. Ph.D. must be in hand by August 14, 2017. Strong candidates will provide evidence of successful teaching in courses comparable to those taught at LMU in its American survey and its first-year core curriculum. Our teacher-scholar model encourages innovative pedagogies and a wide range of research.

The LMU community, including the Department of English, is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of culturally diverse backgrounds and a commitment to Catholic intellectual traditions. Applicants should be committed to work in and with this diverse population, be committed to the LMU mission, and have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching. Other responsibilities include the advisement of students on their academic and professional aspirations, and participation in department, college, and university service responsibilities.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, representative publication or essay, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability (e.g., student evaluations), and at least three letters of recommendation by November 7, 2016. Application materials (in pdf format) should be emailed to americanlit@lmu.edu.

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Murray State University (KY) - TT Asst. Professor - American Literature, 1900-present (pref. Ethnic American Lit.)Edit

Assistant Professor, American Literature, Department of English and Philosophy, Murray State University. Position to begin August 2017.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities: Teach 12 hours per semester in composition, humanities, and areas of expertise; conduct research sufficient for tenure and advancement; engage in appropriate service.

Minimum Education Requirements: Ph.D. in English, with a specialization in a period of American Literature from 1900 to the present. Preferred expertise in Ethnic American Literature, other than African American; poetry; and/or drama. ABDs with documented plan of completion by appointment date will be considered.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements: Ability to teach composition and an undergraduate American survey course (1865-1945) required. Evidence of good teaching and scholarly potential required.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications: Ability to teach online preferred.

Posting Date: 09/23/2016

Closing Date: 11/01/2016

Special Instructions to Applicants: Along with the application, the following items must be included.

Letter of application
Current CV
Copies of graduate transcripts
Contact information for three (3) references who will receive an email with instructions for submitting their recommendation letter online.

LINK: https://www.murraystatejobs.com/postings/6042

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Smith College (MA) - TT Assistant Professor of English and the Study of Women & Gender (Contemporary US)Edit

The Program for the Study of Women and Gender (SWG) and the Department of English Language & Literature at Smith College invite applications for an equally shared joint tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2017. We seek a scholar working at the intersection of questions of race, gender, and sexuality in literary and/or visual texts in the contemporary United States.

Successful candidates will demonstrate command of key methodological and theoretical perspectives in both gender studies and literary studies. We are particularly interested in candidates who work in women of color feminisms, Native and indigenous studies, Arab American and Latin@/x Studies; comparative work is welcome. Desirable additional fields or areas of strength include critical race theory, queer theory, drama and performance. We expect the successful candidate to have excellent preparation in literary texts from the twentieth century (and after), and interdisciplinary graduate training and teaching experience in women and gender studies. A Ph.D. in a relevant field is expected by the time of appointment.

The new hire would teach two courses each year in SWG ( http://www.smith.edu/swg/ ) and two in English ( http://www.smith.edu/english/ ). Both programs offer considerable freedom in curricular design. In SWG the successful candidate must be prepared to teach SWG 150, the major’s interdisciplinary, team-taught introductory course. In English, the successful candidate would teach a balance of introductory, intermediate, and advanced seminar level courses.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Tenure-track faculty members enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life and broad collegial opportunities.

  • Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/37193 with a letter of application, CV, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016. Interviews with semifinalists will be held via video conference in early January 2017.

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University of Utah (UT) - TT Asst. Profesor - Culturally Diverse Rhetorics and/or LiteraciesEdit

Department: 00095 - Dept of Writing and Rhetoric

Track: Tenure Track

Requisition Number: PRN01563F

Position/Rank: Assistant Professor

New Position to Begin: 7/1/2017

Details: The Department of Writing & Rhetoric Studies at the University of Utah invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor with a specialization in culturally diverse rhetorics and/or literacies (African American, Asian, Asian American, Chicana/o and/or Latina/o, Indigenous, or Pacific Islander rhetorics). Secondary expertise in digital rhetorics/composition, environmental humanities, medical humanities, professional/technical communication, or WPA are particularly welcome. The position start date is July 1, 2017. PhD must be awarded prior to the start date. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to conduct and publish high-quality scholarship in rhetoric, composition and/or literacy studies. They will also teach a range of courses in Writing & Rhetoric Studies, including cultural rhetorics, lower- and upper-division undergraduate, and graduate courses. Regular teaching responsibility is two courses per semester.

The successful candidate will join a department with a growing undergraduate major and a longstanding interdisciplinary graduate program (MA and PhD). The Department is responsible for undergraduate writing instruction, cross-curricular writing initiatives, and the University Writing Center. http://writing.utah.edu/ Located in Salt Lake City, the U of U is situated in a diverse and growing urban region.

Deadline: November 1, 2016. At this stage, please supply a cover letter, CV and 3 references. Select candidates will be asked to provide additional materials. We will conduct Skype interviews in December/January.

Online App. Form: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/57008

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Villanova University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor - Latinx/@ or Asian-American Fiction with expertise in 21st C. LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Villanova University is seeking applications for a tenure track assistant professorship beginning Fall 2017 in Latinx/@ or Asian-American Fiction with expertise in Twenty-First Century Literature to teach courses at the undergraduate and Master’s level.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities: Scholarly publication. Teaching: schedule for junior faculty is five courses per year, primarily courses at the advanced undergraduate level, but also graduate courses and lower-level courses. Advanced undergraduate teaching will include courses in area of specialization, as well as additional courses depending on other specialties and interests. Service to the department and university.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. required but candidates close to completion of degree may be considered. To apply, please go to https://jobs.villanova.edu/.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, cv, statement of teaching philosophy, dissertation/book abstract or equivalent, recent writing sample, and contact information for at least three references who will receive a link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.

The deadline for applications is November 4, 2016; interviews at the MLA Convention or, if necessary, by Skype. In case of questions, contact Professor Heather Hicks, Chair, English Department, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085-1699.

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Yale University (CT) - TT Assistant Professor of Postcolonial, World Anglophone, Caribbean, and/or Ethnic American LiteratureEdit

The Department of English Language and Literature seeks to hire one or more tenure-track assistant professor in the fields of Postcolonial, World Anglophone, Caribbean, and/or Ethnic American Literature, beginning July 1, 2017. Ph.D. by July 1, 2017 preferred. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. Please submit a letter of application, your c.v., a two-page dissertation abstract, at least three letters of recommendation, and a 25-page writing sample prepared for blind review to apply.interfolio.com/37155, directed to Professor Langdon Hammer, Chair, English Department Search Committee. Review of applications will begin November 1.

Apply online: http://apply.interfolio.com/37155

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Columbia University (NY) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Asian American LiteratureEdit

Columbia University. Department of English and Comparative Literature

We invite applications for a faculty position in Asian American literature and culture at the rank of assistant professor, non-tenured associate professor or tenured associated professor. Our preference is for a candidate working in comparative contexts and/or in areas of digital humanities and/or on topics related to ecology and environment. All applications must be made through Columbia University's Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) and must include a cover letter, current CV, and writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages. For applicants at the non-tenured level only, please provide information for three (3) reference providers and arrange for letters of reference to be sent on your behalf.

For more information and to apply, please go to http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63282.

The review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Northwestern University (IL) - Assistant or Associate Professor in Asian American Studies (Literary Studies)Edit

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY seeks candidates trained in literary studies for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professorship in Asian American Studies. Areas of specialization are open, but scholars whose work focuses on Chinese Americans, Filipino Americans, Japanese Americans, Southeast Asian Americans or Pacific Islanders are especially welcome, as is comparative research compatible with ethnic studies. The successful candidate will be invested in the ongoing development of the Asian American Studies Program and hold a joint appointment with the Weinberg College department best suited to their research. Ph.D. is required by the start of the appointment on September 1, 2017. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience working with diverse student communities.

The deadline to submit an application is October 3, 2016. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests, writing sample, and references to http://www.asianamerican.northwestern.edu Junior candidates should enter contact information for three letters of recommendation, who will be asked to submit letters by October 7, 2016; tenured candidates should enter contact information of reviewers and send letters only if requested.

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University of California, Berkeley (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Asian American and/or Transnational Asian Literatures and CulturesEdit

The Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the area of Asian American and/or Transnational Asian Literatures and Cultures, with the expected start date of July 1, 2017. We welcome interdisciplinary methods as well as ethnically, geographically and/or linguistically comparative approaches. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

Basic qualifications: Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree requirements except the dissertation by the time of application.

Additional qualifications: Since this is a 100% English appointment, we seek a candidate with a demonstrated ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses that have a substantial component of Anglophone literature and/or literature in translation. Applicants must have a well-defined and original program of research, and present demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching.

The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in English or a related field within one year of the appointment start date.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01143.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a dissertation or book precis (1-2 pages), and a writing sample (no more than 9,000 words).

Once the application materials have been uploaded, applicants will then need to request three letters of reference through the AP Recruit system. Referees will receive an email with a link to upload letters. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by October 28, 2016 to be considered. Letters of reference must be uploaded by October 31, 2016. Please direct questions to Grace De Guzman at acadhr_english@berkeley.edu.

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LATINO/LATINA/LATINX - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions Edit

Florida Atlantic University (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - US Latino/a LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in U.S. Latino/a Literatures to begin August 2017. The new hire will contribute substantially to FAU's Comparative Studies Ph.D. program and to the university's developing Human Rights Initiative. The hired candidate will teach primarily on the Boca Raton campus and occasionally on the Davie campus.

Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule. Faculty will teach and mentor graduate students in the department's Master's Degree programs as well as the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.

Minimum Qualification: Candidates must have teaching and research interests in U.S. Latino/a Literatures. We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service.

Candidates whose work speaks to the culture and geography of South Florida are preferred.

A Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature, or related field is required by time of appointment. Publication record in field and relevant teaching experience at the college level are also required.

College/Department: English

Campus: Boca Raton

Special Instructions to the Applicant: This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://jobs.fau.edu) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents.

Our application site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format. Every applicant may upload a maximum of 6 documents. The maximum size for each document is 2MB. If you have more than 6 documents to be attached, we recommend that you combine two (2) or more items into one (1) document prior to uploading.

Please also send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, a writing sample and three letters of recommendation to English@fau.edu with the subject line "Latino Search" and addressed to the attention of Professor Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, Florida Atlantic University.

Transcripts for faculty positions must be an official copy scanned into an electronic format and attached to the application. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to the application.

An unofficial transcript may be used during the hiring process to assure that the prospective faculty member may be credentialed for the courses they are expected to teach. An official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of class.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

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

Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.fau.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61528

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Hamilton College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Hispanic Studies (US Latino Literature)Edit

The Hispanic Studies Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2017. We seek candidates who specialize in U.S. Latino literature and culture. Participation in the Hamilton College Academic Year in Spain program is required. Candidates must be fluent in Spanish and English, and must demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. We expect the successful candidate to contribute a course to an interdisciplinary program. Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred. Please submit materials (a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation) via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/36910. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Professor Cecilia Hwangpo, Search Committee Chair, at mhwangpo@hamilton.edu. Our review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention. Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at http://www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://bit.ly/1tAtCaB (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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Loyola University Maryland (MD) - TT Asst. Professor - Latino/a LiteratureEdit

The English department at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in multi-ethnic U.S. literatures, with a specialization in Latino/a literature. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach introductory English classes that emphasize close reading and an attention to style and form. Faculty responsibilities include teaching three classes each semester, with no composition; ongoing, peer-reviewed scholarly publication; and service to the department and university. Candidates must exhibit a commitment to the ideals of Jesuit liberal arts undergraduate education. Ph.D. required by August 2017. Salary is competitive, with strong support for faculty development.

To apply, please go to http://www.loyola.edu/careers to complete the online form, attaching a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, writing sample, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dr. Paul Lukacs at plukacs@loyola.edu. The deadline for priority application review is October 21, 2016.

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University of California, Santa Barbara (CA) - Open Rank Associate or Full Professor in Chicana/o-Latina/o Literary and Cultural Studies (Erickson Presidential Chair in English)Edit

We seek a scholar in Chicano/a - Latina/o Literary Studies and Cultural Studies. The candidate selected for the position will be appointed as the Robert and Liisa Erickson Presidential Chair in English which carries with it a generous annual research/programming budget as well as funding to recruit and/or support graduate students through fellowships.

We seek a candidate who privileges a revitalized civic engagement as the cornerstone of the humanities in the 21stC, who focuses on print, digital, or expressive cultures within local, transnational, cross-border, or hemispheric geographies. Areas of interest may include Chicano/a-Latina/o Literatures with possible specializations in migration; (un) documentation and social justice; performance and performativity; human rights; and/or race, ethnicity and indigeneity. PhD in a related field is required. Please visit the UCSB English website for further information on our department’s ongoing initiatives. Position effective from July 1, 2017.

Instructions: To ensure full consideration, complete the online application process by October 30, 2016. Please submit your letter of application, CV, writing sample (25pp or less), and 3 letters of recommendation to: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00790

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University of Denver (CO) - TT Assistant Professor of English, U.S. Latino/a LiteraturesEdit

The Department of English at the University of Denver seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in U.S. Latino/a Literatures. We are seeking a scholar to develop and teach courses that will expand our department’s offerings in areas such as U.S. literatures of immigration and migration, border studies, and American Studies.

Essential Functions

Teach five (5) courses per academic year.

Advise undergraduate and graduate students.

Demonstrated potential for very good to excellent teaching.

Ability to meet the English Department teaching requirements for tenure and promotion.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in English or related discipline; or

ABD with the expectation that the dissertation will be finished by December 1, 2016 and PhD completed by September 1, 2017.

Appropriate university teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. at time of appointment

Specialization in U.S. Latino/a literatures.

Excellent record of teaching experience.

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Candidates must apply online through https://dujobs.silkroad.com/ to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application. If you have questions regarding this position please contact: Department of English at 303.871.2266.

Please include the following documents with your application: CV

Cover letter - The Department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching and/or service.

Three letters of recommendation

Any additional support materials

The letters of recommendation need to be submitted by November 15, 2016 to: Clark Davis, Chair, Department of English, University of Denver, 2000 East Asbury Ave. Denver, CO 80208.

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 5 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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University of Notre Dame (IN) - TT Assistant or early Associate Professor, Latina/o LiteratureEdit

University of Notre Dame: College of Arts & Letters: English. Assistant or early Associate Professor, Latina/o Literature. Location: Notre Dame.

Closes: Oct 30, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (GMT-4 hours)

The University of Notre Dame Department of English and the Institute for Latino Studies seek a specialist in Latina/o literatures and cultures at the rank of Assistant or early Associate Professor. The appointment will be housed in the Department of English with a close affiliation to the Institute as a Faculty Fellow. We are open to all historical periods, from the colonial era to the present, and to all conceptual areas of inquiry, including but not limited to post-colonial studies, the study of gender, sexuality, class, race, and/or intersectional approaches.

Qualifications: PhD specializing in Latina/o literatures and cultures.

Application Instructions: Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 17, 2016.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out our help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at http://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/university-policies/background-check-procedure-for-prospective-faculty/.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement: The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Please apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/36578.

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University of Tennessee (TN) - TT Asst. Professor of Latin@ Literature, Culture, and TheoryEdit

The University of Tennessee seeks an entry-level or advanced Assistant Professor in the transdisciplinary field of Latin@ Literature, Culture, and Theory, tenure track. The position’s emphasis will be in the 20th and 21st centuries, but candidates whose work also addresses earlier historical periods are welcome to apply. Research interests might include Literature of the Americas, Latin American Studies, the “Nuevo New South,” Transatlantic Studies, and/or Multiethnic Literatures. Because the position will be a joint appointment in the Departments of English and Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, the candidate must be able to teach in both English and Spanish with native or near-native proficiency. Teaching will be split 50-50 between the two departments. The tenure decision will be made in the Department of English.

We are a “Doctoral/Research Extensive” institution, with a departmental endowment that supports research. The English Department offers the BA, MA, MFA, and PhD; the Modern Foreign Language and Literatures Department offers the BA, MA, and PhD. Professors teach a 2/2 load, distributed across undergraduate and graduate courses.

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Applicants should submit a letter of application and a CV by October 29, 2016, via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/37544 . Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials.

Candidates should have: (1) Ph.D. in Latin@ Literature, Culture, and Theory, or related field, in hand or expected by 1 August 2017; (2) scholarship warranting appointment at the Assistant Professor rank; (3) active research agenda; and (4) record of excellent teaching.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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Emerson College (MA) - TT Assistant Professor in American Literature and Native American StudiesEdit

The Department of Writing, Literature, & Publishing at Emerson College invites applications for a tenure-track position in American literature and Native American Studies. The appointment begins August 24, 2017.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks: The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in both American literature and Native American Studies. A strong commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment is essential. This position is at the rank of Assistant Professor. Evidence of scholarly promise is a major consideration. Secondary areas of interest: global Indigenous literatures; Native/Indigenous film and cultural studies.

A PhD in American Literature and Native American Studies or related field is required.

Diversity Statement: Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three references.

Annual Clery Report: In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

Requisition Number: FY14/150102FAC

Open Date: 08/24/2017

LInk to Apply: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/12443

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