Assistant Professor, Caribbean Literature Specialist, Howard University

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in Caribbean Literature. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support a vibrant and diverse graduate research program as well as the active agenda of the Caribbean Studies Program, including its Study Abroad component. While the primary area of expertise is Anglophone Caribbean, applicants with a knowledge of Francophone, Spanish-speaking or other non-Anglophone Caribbean literary histories will be at an advantage. An ability to bridge Caribbean literary and cultural studies with one or more other current fields of inquiry such as the African diaspora; postcolonial/globalization studies; archival studies; and the digital humanities is also very welcome. Completed applications (as outlined in attached ad) should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee: Dr Curdella Forbes at

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