Associate Professor of Comparative Literature

The Department of Comparative Literature at Emory University invites applications for a tenured position at the Associate Professor level, beginning 1 September 2023.  Teaching load: 2 courses per semester. PhD required.  Candidates should have theoretical expertise in the field, advanced competence in more than one language and literary tradition, must demonstrate a history of excellence in research and teaching at all levels, and should already hold a tenured or equivalent position. Preference may be given to candidates specializing in our signature area of Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Studies.  (See Applicants should have direct experience with, and a continued commitment to, diversity, equity, and inclusion. For faculty responsibilities, see

Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, research, teaching and diversity statements, writing sample (20-25 pages) and three letters of recommendation or placement dossier.

Review of applications will begin November 7, 2022.  Applications received by November 18 will receive full consideration.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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