Visiting Assistant Professor in African and/or African Diaspora Literature

The Department of English and the Africana Studies Program at Tulane University seek to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor in African and/or African Diaspora Literature (including African-American Literature) for a one-year joint appointment with a 3/3 teaching load.  Over the course of AY2021-22, the successful candidate will teach three courses based in the English Department and three courses based in the interdisciplinary Africana Studies Program.   Candidates must be comfortable teaching at least one course that is primarily African-content focused  and one writing intensive course, Writing about Race.  Additional specializations in postcolonial theory or global anglophone literatures or gender and sexuality studies would also be welcome. 


Earned Ph.D. in English or related field

Research focus on African and/or African Diaspora Literature

Teaching experience at the university level

Application Instructions

Please submit to interfolio a cover letter, cv, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin March 31, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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