Assistant Professor of English, Nineteenth-Century British and/or Anglophone Literature and Culture

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The Department of English at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Nineteenth-Century British and/or Anglophone Literature and Culture. We are limiting the search to applicants who have not already held a tenure-track position. Successful candidates will present strong evidence of excellence in research and teaching and must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. Ph.D. in English or a relevant field must be awarded by August 2022.

We are seeking scholars who work primarily in Nineteenth-Century British and/or Anglophone Literature and Culture with related interests in areas such as: decolonial/colonial/postcolonial studies, queer/sexuality studies, feminist studies, Black studies, critical race studies, South Asian studies, Asian studies, Asian American studies, literary theory, science studies, animal studies, environmental/ecology studies, disability studies, health humanities, digital humanities, and public humanities.

We ask applicants to submit a cover letter, CV, 1-2 page dissertation or book project abstract, 1-page diversity statement, 20-25 page writing sample, and three letters of reference. Candidates’ cover letters should include a discussion of their research, teaching, and service. Diversity statements should describe candidates’ experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds. Applicants are asked to submit their materials through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/94650 .

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. First-round interviews will be conducted on Zoom starting mid-December.

Emory University, Atlanta, GA is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to abide by the faculty responsibilities outlined by the Emory College of Arts and Sciences.


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