Assistant Professor of Contemporary British Multiethnic/Global Anglophone Literatures

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for English, Assistant Professor, College of Liberal Arts [R0126711]

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV   is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.  For more information, visit us on line at:  http://www.unlv.edu

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

ROLE of the POSITION

The Department of English at UNLV seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Contemporary British Multiethnic/Global Anglophone Literatures. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in and beyond this field of specialization. Appointment will begin in fall 2022 and applicants must have a Ph.D. in English or a related field by time of appointment.  The English Department collaborates closely with the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute (BMI), an international literary center bringing writers into the heart of public life.  Together, we produce the Believer, Witness, and Interim magazines, as well as three peer-reviewed publications: MELUS, The Ben Jonson Journal, and Popular Culture Review.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the most ethnically diverse campuses in the United States and by the U.S. Department of Education as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), a Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS), and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), UNLV is continually working to expand the diversity of its faculty. The Department of English is actively committed to promoting equity and diversity, seeking faculty whose teaching, research, writing, and life experiences will help to sustain and extend these core values.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a Ph.D. from a regionally accredited college or university, in English or a related field. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. 

APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on October 15, 2021 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Megan L. Becker, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. Submit application here: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNLV-External/job/UNLV1-Maryland-Campus/English--Assistant-Professor--College-of-Liberal-Arts--R0126711-_R0126711-1?source=HigherEdJobs

For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.

SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

EEO/AA STATEMENT

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

TITLE IX STATEMENT

UNLV does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities, including admissions, on the basis of sex/gender pursuant to Title IX, or on the basis of age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color or religion pursuant to Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 of the NSHE Handbook. Reports of discriminatory misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and/or concerns about noncompliance with Title IX or any other anti-discrimination laws or policies should be directed to UNLV's Title IX Coordinator Michelle Sposito. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached through the online reporting form, by email at titleixcoordinator@unlv.edu, by phone at (702) 895-4055, by mail at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-1062, or in person at Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH), Room 555.

Job Category

ACADEMIC Faculty

Required Attachment(s)

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of recommendation.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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