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Page for Academic Positions in Ethnic American Lit. that begin in 2017.

Last year's page: Other Ethnic American 2016

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

See Ethnic Studies 2016-2017 for interdisciplinary positions.


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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo (CA) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Ethnic American Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

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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College of Mount Saint Vincent (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Early American or Ethnic American LiteratureEdit

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college with approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York City. Our beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.

Summary: The College of Mount Saint Vincent is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in Early American or Ethnic American Literature for Fall 2017.

Requirements Must have the Ph.D. in English in hand by the start of the appointment in August, 2017 Must demonstrate a desire and ability to teach upper-division courses in English, first-year core writing courses at all levels, and help design, develop, and teach advanced core literature courses Must have a strong student-centered focus and a commitment to undergraduate teaching, pedagogical excellence, and liberal arts education

Application Process: Please send your resume, cover letter, and a list of three references who can speak to your professional qualifications to HR@mountsaintvincent.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

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College of St. Scholastica (MN) - TT Assistant Professor of English - American Writers of ColorEdit

The English Department of the College of St. Scholastica invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, tenure track, with expertise in literature by American writers of color. Requirements: Ph.D. in hand and experience teaching undergraduate literature courses. Ability to develop and teach on-line courses. Candidates from groups that are underrepresented in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Apply online at https://www.csshrjobs.com.

The hire will teach a 3/3 load: the typical semester load would consist of a course for majors, a general education literature course, and a writing course (first-year composition or management writing). Please send job letter and CV.

https://apply.interfolio.com/39475

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Farmingdale State College, SUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - African American or Multi-Ethnic Lit. of the USEdit

The Department of English and Humanities at Farmingdale State College of the State University of New York invites applications for a full time tenure-track, assistant professor for Fall 2017 to teach courses in composition with occasional electives in literature. The Department of English at Farmingdale State College is a service department and does not have an English major. Successful candidates are expected to teach four courses each semester, and serve as a faculty advisor to students in Liberal Arts and Science majors.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. Service includes advising students as well as serving on departmental and college-wide committees. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty and has the potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.

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QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must have a PhD in English, demonstrated commitment to teaching non-majors as evidenced by one year of classroom teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Such experience could be full-time, part-time or as a sole instructor teaching assistant. , at least one refereed publication and have experience teaching composition

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to candidates that have three years teaching experience and who have taught courses in African American literature and/or multi-ethnic literature of the United States.

Additional Information: This is a full-time, 10 month faculty position. POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2017 CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: December 15, 2016 Salary $65,000 and may increase commensurate with experience The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION

The Consumer Information web page can be viewed at the following link - http://www.farmingdale.edu/consumer-information

This page describes various services, information and statistics on many different aspects of the College's operations.

Application Instructions: A letter of application with curriculum vitae should be submitted online at: http://www.farmingdale.edu

Candidates invited for interviews may be asked to make a presentation on their research as well as a separate teaching demonstration.

Online App. Form: http://farmingdale.interviewexchange.com/

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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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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (CA) - TT Assistant Professor in Multi-ethnic Studies & Digital Humanities - MLA / SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English/Communications Department of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college, welcomes applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Multi-ethnic Studies and Digital Humanities to begin on September 1, 2017.

We seek candidates prepared to teach a variety of courses in multi-ethnic literatures in English, with links to Latina/o, Asian-American, Native American, or African diasporic contexts. We seek professors whose scholarly methods address cultural and linguistic diversity and who will in turn energize students to see contemporary literary and cultural studies as a rich and exciting field.

The preferred candidate will work comparatively across cultures, using transnational, hemispheric, or borderlands approaches. Further, we welcome applications from candidates with developed interests in the Digital Humanities with particular emphasis on transmedia storytelling, film studies, cultural studies, and media studies. Candidates with technological expertise (web, film, radio, audio or TV) are desirable, as well, as our department seeks to reinforce connections between its English and Communications wings.

The successful candidate will develop upper-level courses that emerge from her or his own areas of specialization and expertise. The ideal candidate will feature a pedagogy that affirms the cultural diversity of contemporary literature and communications, and s/he will also be prepared to teach courses in textual criticism and critical theory.

Requirements: Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in an appropriate field. Candidates who are ABD with a firm date of completion will be considered.

As a public liberal arts institution, MCLA places a high value on excellence in teaching and mentoring, and we seek a dynamic and versatile colleague who is dedicated to the craft of teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with successful experience in teaching.

Applicants should electronically submit the following materials: a cover letter that includes a brief statement of how your background, experience, and/or scholarship could contribute to the department's offerings; curriculum vita; statement of teaching philosophy; a writing sample of no more than 20 pages; and three letters of reference by clicking the link below. It is highly advantageous to include samples of digital or multimedia projects. Review of applications will begin immediately. For best consideration, please submit all materials by November 15, 2016. We plan to conduct screening interviews at the 2017 MLA Convention in Philadelphia.

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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) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

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 Rhode Island (RI) - TT Assistant Professor, English - Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literature and CultureEdit

Basic Function: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in contemporary U.S. ethnic literature and culture; maintain a record of publication in the field; advise students; contribute to departmental and university governance and service.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Required Qualifications Required:

1. Must possess or be near completion of a Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or American Studies (ABD candidates will be expected to complete their degrees before the end of first year of appointment).

2. Demonstrate specialization in at least one of the following areas: a). contemporary Asian American literature and culture; b). contemporary Native American literature and culture; c). contemporary U.S. Latinx (Latina/Latino) literature and culture, d). contemporary Arab American literature and culture.

3. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications Preferred:

1. Specialization in one or more of the following areas: a). transnational and global approaches b). comparative ethnicity and race studies c). African American literature and culture d). Digital Humanities.

2. Demonstrated teaching experience.

3. Peer-reviewed publications.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Search will remain open until filled: First consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2016. Secondary consideration may be given to applications received by December 1, 2016. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (December 1, 2016) may not be given full consideration.

Apply at: https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/1772

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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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University of West Georgia (GA) - TT Assistant Professor of Multi-Ethnic U.S. Literatures - MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English and Philosophy at the University of West Georgia invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in multi-ethnic U.S. literatures focusing upon one or more of the following: African American, Asian American, Caribbean, Chicanx, Latinx, or Native American literatures. Preference will be given to those candidates with teaching experience, as well as those with demonstrated interest in film, critical race theory/rhetoric, gender/sexuality studies, or postcolonial studies. This position includes undergraduate and graduate teaching with a 3/3 teaching load, and will begin August 2017 pending budget approval. Ph.D. by time of appointment and demonstrated scholarly activity are required. Applications are requested by Tuesday, November 1, via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/38413). Please submit CV, letter of interest, writing sample, letters of recommendation, teaching statement, sample syllabus, and copies of transcripts.

When you “Go West,” you become part of a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion, recognizing the valuable contributions of each of our faculty, staff, and students. The ability to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds is expected. UWG is less than an hour west of Atlanta, a thriving metropolis that has recently become the third largest filming location in the country. The University of West Georgia is an equal opportunity employer and supports the needs of dual career couples with a Dual Career Opportunities Program

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Utah State University (UT) - TT Asst. Professor - Ethnic American Literature - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ethnic American Literature and Culture. Specialization in contemporary Native American literature, oral literature, or folklore is strongly preferred, with a secondary preference for specialization in Latino/a literature and culture. Other desirable areas of focus include material culture, fieldwork, and/or western American studies. PhD required. The position is available August 2017.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will conduct interdisciplinary research in ethnic American literature and culture and teach core courses in American Literature and American Studies, as well as special topics in their specific areas of expertise.

Candidates should be prepared to maintain an active research agenda and publication record, as well as to participate in university and scholarly service. The teaching load supports research. See english.usu.edu for more information about the curriculum and programs.

Dept/College Highlights: Utah State University is a Carnegie Research University (High Research Activity) of 22,000 students, located in Logan, Utah. Set in scenic Cache Valley, the campus is home to the world-renowned Fife Folklore Archive and hosts numerous resources such as the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies, the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, and the Center for Women and Gender studies. As a land grant university, USU also fosters extensive engagement with diverse student communities throughout the state. More details about the local area can be found at www.usu.edu/greats. Women, minority, veteran, and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply. Utah State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in English, American Studies, Native American Studies, or related fields; Effective interpersonal communication skills; Ability to serve as a mentor and advisor to students; Evidence of scholarly potential.

Preferred Qualifications: Successful teaching experience in ethnic American literature and culture; Promising interdisciplinary research agenda in ethnic American literature and culture.

Online App. Form: http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1808&job=assistant-professor-of-english-ethnic-american-literature-and-culture

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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 Literature - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

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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  • 11/25: Has anyone heard anything beyond the email on the 22nd saying that they were going to be in touch with folks for more materials?

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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) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

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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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 Literature - MLA INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

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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Princeton University (NJ) - TT Asst. Professor - Latino/a/x Literature and CultureEdit

Princeton University's Department of English invites applications at the assistant professor level from scholars specializing in Latino/a/x literature and culture. We welcome applicants working in all areas, periods, and critical approaches. Princeton University is committed to undergraduate as well as graduate teaching and advising, and the successful candidate will teach at all levels and supervise doctoral research.

Please apply online at: http://www.princeton.edu/jobs with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a dissertation or book abstract, writing sample (under 30 pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy. For full consideration, please submit your application by November 25, 2016.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Essential Qualifications: Specialization in Latino/a/x literature and culture

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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.

Special Instructions

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

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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 Massachusetts Boston (MA) - TT Assistant Professor of Latino/a/x Literature - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Latino/a/x literature beginning September 1, 2017, with a 2-2 teaching load. We welcome applicants working in all areas and periods, including hemispheric American literatures, comparative ethnic studies, border studies, U.S. imperialism, and historical and transnational approaches. Successful candidates will demonstrate command of key methodological and theoretical perspectives in critical race and ethnic studies as well as literary studies.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in multi-ethnic US literature, critical race theory, introductory and special topics courses in Latino/a/x literature, and will contribute to the instruction of gateway courses to the English major, including introductions to literary studies and American literature. Secondary and interdisciplinary research and teaching areas are of interest and should be described in the letter of application.

Requirements: Minimum Requirements Ph.D. in English or related field (must have Ph.D. in hand by no later than August 2017).

Additional Information: In addition to serving all university undergraduates through our general education programs, our dynamic department includes over 350 undergraduate English majors and minors, 80 English MA students, and 30 MFA students in fiction and poetry. The only public university in Boston, UMass Boston is a lively urban institution that serves the most diverse student body in New England. Our Fall 2015 undergraduate population is comprised of 55% minority and 61% first generation college students. The university is committed to the active recruitment of faculty who reflect this unique diversity.

Application Instructions: Applications must be received online by November 1, 2016. Submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 20 pages.

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University of Notre Dame (IN) - TT Assistant or early Associate Professor, Latina/o Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

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 North Carolina Wilmington (NC) - TT Asst. Professor - Chicana(o)/Latina/o/x Literary and Cultural ProductionEdit

Position Title Assistant Professor of English Department English - 32211 Vacancy Number 16F-083 Position Number 6945 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Summary of Position The University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of English invites applications for a tenure track position of Assistant Professor of English, to begin fall 2017. We seek a specialist in Chicana(o)/Latina/o/x literary and cultural production with broad teaching interests and are especially interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following additional areas: border studies, Caribbean literature, comparative ethnic studies, literatures of the Americas, postcolonial studies, transnational approaches, and/or world literatures.

Teaching expectations include composition, introductory literature, upper division, and graduate literature courses in a range of genres and topics. Additionally, there are opportunities for teaching courses as part of the Latin American Studies Minor and for collaboration in the development of a U.S. Latina/o/x Literature minor. The typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester.

Requirements: PhD, or equivalent degree, in Chicana(o)/Latina/o/x literature, or a closely related field, by August, 2017; demonstration of successful college/university teaching; and clear evidence of scholarly potential.

A letter of application, vita, and a list of three professional references should be addressed to Dr. Don Bushman, Search Committee Chair, and attached to the online application – not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word attachments are required.

Priority review of applications will begin December 20, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.

We are a department that values diversity and interdisciplinary teaching and research. Candidates from underrepresented groups whose exclusion from the academy has been longstanding are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements PhD, or equivalent degree, in Chicana(o)/Latina/o/x literature, or a closely related field, by August, 2017; demonstration of successful college/university teaching; and clear evidence of scholarly potential.

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University of Tennessee (TN) - TT Asst. Professor of Latin@ Literature, Culture, and Theory - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

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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University of Wisconsin - Parkside (WI) - TT Assistant English Professor of Latino LiteratureEdit

The English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside seeks applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant English Professor of Latino Literature, scheduled to start in the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Required: PhD Degree in Latino/a or Hispanic Literature, or an equivalent discipline from an accredited university. An ABD will be considered for a one-year Lecturer with conversion to a tenure-track Assistant Professor if all requirements for the degree have been successfully completed within a year of the hire date. Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching college level literature and writing or promise as an instructor based on evidence of teaching effectiveness; Excellent written communication skills; Demonstrated scholarly record or scholarly potential.

Preferred: Native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English languages; Experience teaching literature in Spanish at the college level; Experience teaching World literature survey courses, or the ability to develop such surveys; Ability to work with a diverse student body. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 80% Teaching 24 credits per academic year for college undergraduate students, including performing associated responsibilities such as class preparation and assessment of student learning: Advise undergraduate students Performs other duties as assigned 10% Conduct scholarly research leading to publication in scholarly, peer-reviewed outlets relevant to discipline: Participating in academic conferences through presentations, reviewing, chairing, or responding to papers and panels 10% Provide service to the department, college, university, discipline, and community

Essential Knowledge and Abilities: Teach college-level courses in specified areas, attend department meetings and take part in department-related events. Employee will be expected to possess and apply academic knowledge that is at the doctoral level. Employee will be expected to be familiar with computer technology, including software programs such as MS Word, and to learn others (e.g. D2L, SOLAR). The position does not involve responsibility for money, university funds, or accounts that hold financial information.

Ergonomic Requirements: The position will involve standing or sitting for long periods of time at a desk and doing work at a computer. Please submit the following materials with your application: A letter of application addressing your qualifications for the position; A full curriculum vitae; Statement of teaching philosophy; Letters of reference from three professional references, at least one must specifically address teaching. View the full job posting on our website: https://www.uwp.edu/explore/employment/faculty-assistant-english-professor-of-latino-literature-101916.cfm

APPLY ONLINE: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu

Applications received by December 1, 2016, are ensured full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

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NATIVE AMERICAN - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions Edit

Emerson College (MA) - TT Assistant Professor in American Literature and Native American Studies - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

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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Kennesaw State University (GA) - TT Asst. Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies (Indigenous Literature of the Americas in English) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the Department of English and the Interdisciplinary Studies Department which begins August 1, 2017. Candidates should possess expertise in indigenous literature of the Americas in English. Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarship, and service. An earned doctorate in Native American Studies, English, American Studies, or a related field, or the foreign equivalent, or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience is required.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Review of applications will start immediately.

All applications must be received by November 15, 2016.

For a full description of this position and application procedures, go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

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University of Montreal (CAN) - TT Asst. Professor - First Nationa LiteraturesEdit

The Département de littératures et de langues du monde is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of First Nations’ literatures of Québec and Canada in an inter-American context.

Responsibilities: The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, carry out research, publication, and outreach activities, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University. The candidate must have the ability to work across disciplinary and linguistic boundaries. Furthermore, the position entails the development of a new program of studies in First Nations’ literatures and an emerging field of research within a francophone context, but linked to a larger national and international research network.

Requirements: Ph.D. in Literary Studies, Indigenous Studies or related disciplines. Recognized competency, attested by research and publications, in First Nations’ literatures of Québec and Canada in an inter-American context. Experience of collaboration with Indigenous communities and organizations. Teaching experience. The knowledge of an indigenous language is desirable. Proficiency in French within a reasonable period*.

Salary: The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.

Salary scale

Start Date: On or after June 1st, 2017.

Content of application: The application must include the following documents:

cover letter
curriculum vitæ
copies of recent publications and research
Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees.

Deadline: The application and letters of recommendation must be sent to the chair of the Département de littératures et de langues du monde by December 1st, 2016 at the following address: Madame Amaryll Chanady, Département de littératures et de langues du monde, Faculté des arts et des sciences, Université de Montréal, C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville, Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7.

For more information about the Department, please consult its Web site at: http://llm.umontreal.ca/accueil/.

Linguistic Policy: The Université de Montréal is a Québec University with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French http://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administration/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf .

Confidentiality: The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction of accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Equal Access Employment Program: Université de Montréal promotes diversity in its workforce and encourages members of visible and ethnic minorities as well as women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities to apply.

Immigration Requirements: We invite all qualified candidates to apply at the Université de Montréal. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

https://apply.interfolio.com/38552

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University of Oklahoma - Norman (OK) - Associate or Professor of English in Native American Literature - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a position at the rank of Associate or Professor, specializing in Native American/Indigenous literature, long a signature field for the department. The faculty position is a nine-month appointment and includes teaching four courses each academic year at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Required qualifications for the position include a record of influential, published research, and the ability to teach and develop courses on American Indian literature surveys, global Indigeneity, Indigenous feminism, and/or settler colonialist theory. Candidates should have demonstrable experience working with tribal nations and/or communities and clear awareness of culturally specific protocols in tribal outreach and collaboration. Preferred qualifications that will be given additional consideration include interests in media production (digital humanities or filmmaking, e.g.) or creative writing. Major initiatives in the department and across campus prioritize the growth of American Indian studies to complement outstanding existing resources, including the Western History Collection library, the Native Crossroads Film Festival, the James T. Bialac collection at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, and the recently established Native Nations Center. Positioned in the heart of Indian Country and with a large number of Native students in the department and institution, faculty can find several avenues for community involvement and supportive academic environments.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. Screening of applicants will begin November 1, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. To apply, all materials (letter, vita, and three letters of reference) should be submitted online at the University of Oklahoma's Human Resources website at https://ou.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=163209. Inquiries can be directed to Professor Joshua Nelson, search committee chair, Department of English, University of Oklahoma, Norman OK 73019-0240. Norman, where OU is located, has been ranked among the best places to live in numerous surveys. It has a vibrant art and cultural community, is very affordable, and is located close to major cities. The campus is beautifully landscaped, is one of the most wired in the nation, and boasts of many top-ranked academic and athletic programs.

The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f8f9xwvr3q

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VISITING POSITIONS / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit

Bates College (ME) - Visiting Asst. Professor - Asian-American Literature (Winter 2017)Edit

The Bates College Department of English seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor for the winter term 2017, whose areas of scholarly focus include Asian-American literature. For this one-semester leave replacement position, during a 12-week semester which begins on January 9, the three-course teaching load will include original versions of two existing courses: an introductory course in Asian-American women's literature (two sections) and an intermediate course in "U.S. Fiction," broadly conceived. We welcome applications from scholars whose research and teaching specializations encompass any aspect of the field of Asian-American literature but especially critical approaches to gender, race, and sexuality. By the time of appointment, candidates should have a Ph.D. completed--or nearly complete--and significant relevant teaching experience. The college and the English Department are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusion of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Consideration of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically the following materials: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching statement. Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation. Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check. For more information about the college, please visit the Bates website: http://www.bates.edu Please apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/39162 Deadline: Nov. 15 Acknowledgment received:

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California Inst. of Technology (CA) - Postdoctoral Instructor in American Literature (20-21st c. - pref. Ethnic American Lit.)Edit

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Instructor appointment, beginning fall 2017. Area of Specialization: Twentieth- and/or Twenty-first-century American Literature. We are especially interested in candidates who work on African American literature, Latino/Latina literature, Asian American literature, or Native American literature. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three (ten-week) undergraduate seminars per year on the quarter system. The appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D.

Interested candidates should apply electronically at: https://applications.caltech.edu/job/americanlit Candidates unable to apply electronically may submit a letter of application, research abstract, CV, three letters of recommendation, and writing sample of no more than 25 pages to Chair, American Literature Postdoc Search, HSS M/C 101-40, Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2016.

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Colby College (ME) - Multi-ethnic American Literatures, Visiting Assistant ProfessorEdit

Colby College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in 20th and 21st century Multiethnic American Literatures beginning September 1, 2017.

Desirable areas of expertise may include Queer Studies, American Indian Studies, or Afro-Caribbean Literature and Culture. Possible secondary fields of curricular interests include ecocriticism, African American drama, and 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, a two-part American literature survey, literary and critical theory, and upper-level courses in the candidate's areas of concentration.

A strong record of teaching and scholarship is requisite. The Ph.D. must be in hand no later than August 2017. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their scholarship, teaching, and service will promote diversity at Colby.

Our department sponsors a series of Visiting Scholars and Faculty Colloquia, a vibrant Visiting Writers Series, community readings, and the Kristina Stahl Writer-in-Residence Program. We support students who engage actively in service learning and disciplinary and interdisciplinary research opportunities.

To apply, please submit applications through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/38120. Include cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of scholarly interests. Review of materials will begin on Nov. 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

For further information contact Professor Cedric Gael Bryant, Search Committee Chair at Cedric.Bryant@colby.edu

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: http://www.colby.edu

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University of Oregon (OR) - 2017-19 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ethnic American Literatures and Cultural ProductionsEdit

The University of Oregon’s English Department, in collaboration with the Ethnic Studies Department, invites applications for a 2017-19 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ethnic American Literatures and Cultural Productions. Applicants should have a demonstrated pedagogical and scholarly investment in the study of race and ethnicity and should hold a PhD in English, Folklore, Media Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, or a related field by June 1, 2017. Applicants should not currently hold a tenure track position and should have received their PhD no earlier than January 1, 2013. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations and/or work in fields of study historically under-represented in the academy and who will enhance the English Department's existing strengths in the study of African American, Native American/Alaskan/Hawai'ian and First Nations, Latino/a, and Asian American Literatures and Cultural Productions. We welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, queer, and intersectional research. Special consideration will be given to candidates with documented research and teaching expertise in Black Studies. The fellow will be in residence at the University of Oregon’s English Department during academic years 2017-19. Fellows will teach 3 courses during that 2-year period. These courses will be developed and scheduled in consultation with the associate head of the English Department and cross-listed in Ethnic Studies. The fellow will make a research presentation to the English Department, Ethnic Studies Department, and other interested scholars. Further contributions may include offering a workshop for graduate students in the fellow's field of specialization or participation in student/faculty reading groups during their appointment. The fellow will offer mentorship to graduate students in English and, as a graduate program develops, Ethnic Studies. The fellow will work closely with a designated mentor or mentors who will be a senior faculty in English or Ethnic Studies. The fellows will earn a salary of $45,000 a year plus benefits, $1,000 a year in research funds, $750 a year for conference travel, a campus office, and up to $2,500 for a computer for use during the fellowship period. A budget for moving expenses may also be included in the fellowship package. Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 24,000. The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We are about an hour's drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 conference. Applications are due November 15, 2016. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2 sample syllabi that illustrate the kinds of courses you are prepared to teach, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, a one-page statement of your research goals and potential campus contributions during the post-doc period, and 3 academic letters of reference. Please submit materials to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo) For full posting and application directions, see http://www.hr.uoregon.edu/jobs If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact engl@uoregon.edu to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials. The fellowship selection committee will conduct interviews via Skype in January 2017. Applicants will be notified Spring 2017. The UO is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

LINK: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/Oregon/English/8137

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