Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English: Race, Diaspora, Empire, Pre-1900

The English Department at Vanderbilt University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor whose research engages the study of race, colonization and decolonization, diaspora, and/or empire. We welcome candidates working with transhistorical and comparativist methods of literary analysis with substantive investments in periods prior to 1900.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand before August 1, 2023 in English, comparative literature, or another related field. Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

To be considered, submit a letter of application, CV, research statement, diversity statement, writing sample (an article or chapter), three letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and teaching evaluations, if available by November 1, 2022. Applications are accepted through Interfolio here: http://apply.interfolio.com/113761 . Please contact Prof. Anthony Reed anthony.reed@Vanderbilt.Edu with questions about the position.

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