Assistant Professor of English and Cultural Studies

Full-time, tenure-track appointment to start Sept. 1, 2020. 

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in English and/or Cultural Studies, experience with diverse populations, and a passion for social justice grounded in Christian faith.  Courses will include a possible combination of US Multi-Ethnic Literature, African American Literature, Latinx Literature, and writing courses related to Cultural Studies or US Multi-Ethnic Literature.  Many of these courses count towards both the Social Justice and Cultural Studies major and the English Literature major, which includes a required Cultural Studies component.

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Its comprehensive academic programs serve nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU is committed to building an excellent and diverse teaching faculty, all of whom profess the Christian faith. Approximately 40% of SPU undergraduates are students of color.

To apply, click on the “Jobs at SPU” link on the Seattle Pacific University Human Resources home page.  We do not use Interfolio.  Informal inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Mark Walhout, Chair of English and Cultural Studies, at

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