Tenure-track Assistant Professor in African American Literature and Culture

The Boston College English Department seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in African American Literature and Culture (PhD required). This is a joint appointment with the African and African Diaspora Studies Program, with a 2/2 teaching load divided between the two programs.  

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. BC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity. Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Applications must be received via Interfolio by October 12, 2021. Dossiers should include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and writing sample (up to 25 pages).


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