Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern literatures and cultures

The Cornell University Department of Literatures in English seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern literatures and cultures.

We welcome applications from scholars eager to contribute to the renewal of early and contemporary literary history and theory through the Global Early Modern Studies working group; a newly revised transnational undergraduate curriculum; and a Department committed to a wide range of approaches to global anglophone literatures and cultures, including race and ethnic studies; feminist gender and sexuality studies; colonial and decolonial studies, and media studies. The Department is looking for candidates who can support our growing diverse student body through advising and inclusive teaching approaches. A Ph.D. is required by June 2023.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, dissertation abstract or research statement, writing sample, teaching statement, 3 letters of reference, and a statement of your approaches to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in your career as a researcher and educator to

Application deadline is November 1, 2022.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. 

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. 

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