Assistant Professor in Literatures of the Global South

The Department of Comparative Literature seeks an Assistant Professor committed to the study of the literatures of the Global South, preferably with a strong comparatist background or a degree in comparative literature. The ideal candidate may have an interest in South-South comparisons, in exploring the relations between literary traditions of the Global South, or in examining the complex relations between the literatures of the linguistically and culturally diverse South and the literatures of major European languages. Teaching load 2/2; expectation to teach one graduate seminar a year. Linguistic specialization is open; multilingualism preferred.

The Department of Comparative Literature is committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Our programs welcome undergraduate and graduate students that are local to New York State, national and international. They form a diverse community in terms of ethnicity, race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and disability challenges. Our faculty, international and diverse as well, values the variety of perspectives, backgrounds, and commitments that our students bring, and strives to foster a lively and respectful environment for intellectual dialogue.

Please post a letter of application, a vita, the names and contact information of three referees, and a writing sample to Interview Exchange:

Review of applications will start November 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Binghamton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


PhD. in hand by September 2022.

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