Assistant Professor of English and World Literature

Pitzer College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2023 in Nineteenth-Century American literature. Multicultural approaches are highly desired. Also desirable are secondary research and teaching interests in performance studies and critical theory. Candidate will teach 5 courses annually. A Ph.D. in English or comparable field by time of appointment is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have an ongoing research agenda and a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and teaching.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, reference letters, research statement, teaching statement, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and diversity statement.

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Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

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