Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in Multi-ethnic and Latinx Literature of the United States


The Department of English at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment for the 2020-2021 academic year to begin in August 2020, specializing in multi-ethnic and Latinx literature of the United States. We encourage candidates to learn more about our department at

Visiting full-time faculty teach three courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.


Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Ph.D. required (must be completed by August 2020).


Please submit a letter of application describing research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, writing sample (25 pages maximum), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.

As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialog among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see In your application please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the College’s mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.  For more information, please visit To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. For full consideration, please upload all application materials to by July 24, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Stephanie Reents, Chair, Department of English,


The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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