Assistant Professor of English (tenure track)

The Department of English at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenuretrack Assistant Professor, to begin August 2022. Candidates should have a PhD in English or a related discipline in hand by the time of appointment.

Competitive applicants will show significant evidence of both scholarly promise and teaching excellence, and demonstrate scholarly expertise in literatures of any period from circa 700 to 1700 alongside a broad international or multilingual scope beyond the Anglophone, British, and European domains. We are especially interested in applicants who situate their approaches to premodern literatures in a global context, and/or who work in race/ethnic studies. The successful candidate will teach classes in British literature and will develop and teach new English courses in their area of expertise. The holder of this position will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs in the English Department and to our ongoing efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the department and college. The standard teaching load for the position is 2/2.

For additional information or to apply, visit Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested later in the search process. Applications received by January 28, 2022 will receive full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. The Search Committee Chair is Cynthia Turner Camp (

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, people from historically excluded groups, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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