Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of English

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The Department of English at Temple University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position for a candidate with particular strengths in 20th and 21st century African-American and Caribbean literatures. The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in English or a related field by August 2020. We seek applicants who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching in both these literatures and who have a strong desire to work with a diverse student population

The successful candidate will have a demonstrably strong research agenda in Caribbean literary studies. Teaching responsibilities include a 2/2 load with a mix of diverse undergraduate and graduate courses. The initial application should include a cover letter, CV, three recommendations, a research statement, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages, submitted through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/68800 . Applications received by October 30, 2019, are assured of receiving full consideration.

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia.  The College of Liberal Arts is home to 38 undergraduate majors, 38 minors, 22 certificate programs, 14 doctoral programs, 18 master’s programs, and 6 graduate certificates. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success, and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.

Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


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