Associate Professor of 20th/21st Century American Literature

The Department of English at the University of Alabama invites applications for an Associate Professor in 20th/21st century American literature with specific interests in ethnic literatures including, among others, Latinx, African American, Indigenous, and Asian American literatures. We are particularly interested in finding a candidate who has also published in the areas of pedagogy, material culture (fashion in particular), and food studies. The successful candidate must have two published monographs by time of application to be considered as well as experience chairing departmental diversity and inclusion initiatives. Experience running programs in professionalization for English majors is a plus. Candidates for this position should visit the University of Alabama website at to initiate an application and upload various materials. The application will include the following documents: a letter of application and a curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct all meetings by video conference due to the coronavirus. Prior to hiring, the final candidates will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.

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