Assistant Professor, Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity

The Department of English Language and Literature at Yale University seeks to hire one or more tenure-track assistant professors specializing in race, diaspora, and/or indigeneity starting July 1, 2023. We seek outstanding scholars and teachers whose work focuses on any historical period and is primarily engaged with questions of race, diaspora, migration, and/or indigeneity. We welcome transnational and hemispheric approaches to studying textual forms. We are especially interested in scholars of Latinx literature, Asian American literature, Native American and/or Global Indigenous literature, or Caribbean literature. PhD or equivalent degree is expected at time of hire.

Please submit a letter of application describing your research and teaching, your full curriculum vitae, and a 20-page writing sample to Please provide names and contact information for 3 references who may be contacted at a later stage of consideration. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022. Direct administrative inquiries to Jamie Morris ( and other questions to Professor Cajetan Iheka, the search committee chair (

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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