Assistant Professor of English - African American Literature

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The School of Humanities Program in English at ULM invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in African-American Literature. We are interested in scholars whose research program focuses on one or more of the following related areas: African-American Literature, Black Studies, African Diasporic Studies, or Caribbean Studies. Preferred secondary areas of expertise may include composition studies or creative nonfiction. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach 4 courses per semester, including upper division courses in African-American literature, general education courses, and composition, as required
  • Advise and mentor students at the undergraduate and M.A. level
  • Maintain an active role in research and service


  • Ph.D. in English or closely related field, with an emphasis on African-American Literature  
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and research

All candidates must submit a cover letter and C.V. Review of applications will begin October 15th and continue until the position is filled. Access the application here:

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