Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of English. The Department of English at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. We seek candidates who can further our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive curriculum and campus environment. We encourage applications from candidates with experience teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to research and teaching, with a PhD in their field.

We invite applications from candidates in literary studies or film studies in one or more of the following areas: African American and Africana Studies, Black Appalachian Literature, Chicano/Chicana or Latinx Studies, and Native American Studies.

Interested applicants should apply online at:  Applicants must include the following:  1) a C.V., 2) letter of application (upload as Cover Letter), 3) a statement on research productivity (upload as Specific Request 1), 4) a statement on teaching (upload as Specific Request 2), 5) samples of research work (upload as Writing Sample), and 6) a statement on inclusivity (upload as Specific Request 3). As a college and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. Also provide the names and contact information for three references.  This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. 

All applications will be acknowledged. Deadline for the receipt of applications is 31 January 2022. 

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities

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