Category Archives: English/Comparative Literature

Ohio State University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Black Citizenship

Deadline: May 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates will be evaluated using the following criteria: 1) academic grounding in social justice research focusing on blackness in a transnational or domestic context in any field; 2) research agenda linking the humanities to fields such as law, public policy, medicine, public health, education, social work, or the social sciences; and 3) experience designing and teaching Africana Studies courses.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54866

Stonehill College Teaching Fellowship in American Literature

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: Seeking candidates with expertise in “American literature of the nineteenth or twentieth century, with a specialty in drama and/or poetry for the 2017-2018 academic year. Desired sub-specialties include African-American literature and theater, literature of the Black Atlantic, and comparative ethnic literatures.”

URL: https://jobs.stonehill.edu/postings/14233

College of the Holy Cross Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a second

Comments: “Fellows are offered the opportunity to enroll in courses offered by the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts’ Certificate in College Teaching Program, and to participate in a faculty development program that fosters excellence in teaching and scholarship.   The successful candidate will also be paired with one or more tenured Holy Cross faculty members for mentoring purposes. The Fellow will teach three courses per year through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.” “The position is open to candidates from any disciplinary background, but preference will be given to candidates with the ability to address issues related to the philosophical or psychological study of race and ethnicity or the intersection of art and race/ethnicity.  Ideally, candidates will be able to bridge disciplinary divides and contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs in Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/41066

 

Wesleyan University Visiting Assistant Profesorship in African American Literature

Deadline: March 27

Length: 1 year

Comments: The teaching load is 3/2 and in addition to survey and first-year seminar courses will include courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise.

URL: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5783

Union College Visiting Assistant Professorship in French and Francophone Studies

Deadline: April 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Specialization open; interest in offering courses that contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs (Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies) may be preferred.”

URL: https://www.union.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs/faculty/visiting-assistant-professor7.php

Knox College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Early Modern Literature

Deadline: March 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: Seeking candidates “with a strong interest in Shakespeare. Secondary fields (including but not limited to: early American, queer theory, multiethnic literatures, and/or film studies) are desirable.”

URL: https://www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox/faculty (scroll down)

Florida International University Instructorship in 19th Century British Victorian Literature and Culture

Deadline: March 20

Length: Non-tenure, ongoing

Comments: “Possible subspecialties include empire, race, gender, and sexuality studies.”

URL: https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=512988

Florida International University Instructorship in Latinx Culture and Literature

Deadline: March 20

Length: Non-tenure, renewable

Comments: “Possible subspecialties include transnational and comparative Caribbean literatures and cultures. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or another related field and have a strong teaching record.”

URL: https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=513008

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in African/African American Studies and English

Deadline: April 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Joint appointment in English and the Woodson Institute. Seeking candidates “with expertise in Anglophone African and/or Caribbean Literature, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. Candidate’s research interests may include the emergence of African literature as an academic discipline; post-Colonial theory, African, Caribbean, and diasporic culture and poetics; transnational circulations of black culture; African/Caribbean literature and performance; continuities between Anglo-African/Caribbean and African American literatures and cultures; studies in gender, sexuality, disability, film, new media or the digital humanities.”

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81095

Colorado State University-Pueblo Assistant Professorship in Spanish and Chicano Studies

Deadline: March 9

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Must have “Expertise in Chicano Studies”; preference for “Expertise in Women Studies”

URL: https://www.csupueblo.edu/human-resources/employment/current-opportunities.html