Visiting Assistant Professor of English specializing in Asian American Literature

The English department at Boston University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Asian American Literature, with specializations in fiction, drama, new media, gender and sexuality, and/or critical race theory. The appointment is from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, and is not renewable or extendable. Successful candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment and be prepared for teaching duties at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum (2/2 course load). 

The English Department believes that the diversity of faculty, staff, and students is vital to the excellence of our research and academic programs, and we are especially eager to hire colleagues who support our institutional commitments to ensuring Boston University is inclusive, equitable, and diverse. 

Send cover letter, a CV that includes information about 3 references, a statement of teaching philosophy, a 20-page writing sample, and 2-page description of dissertation by April 7, 2021 to ensearch@bu.edu. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 


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