Tenure/Tenure-Track faculty position in English, Rank Open

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We are looking for active scholars and committed teachers at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels, who are engaged with one or more of the following fields:

1. Performance Studies and Drama

2. Digital Humanities

3. Critical and Literary Theory

4. South Indian Literatures (especially Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu)

Applications are welcomed from people working both in and out of the Anglophone world. Candidates should ideally be conversant with a broad sweep of literatures and theories. Classes to be offered include undergraduate gateway courses as well as upper-level and graduate seminars in individual areas of expertise. An active research profile in areas compatible with those listed above, as well as teaching experience pointing to a vibrant and dialogic classroom pedagogy will be welcome.

In addition to our popular undergraduate programme, we also have a growing graduate profile with our PhD in English already underway and our Master’s programme starting in 2020. Ashoka University is an equal opportunity employer, and will offer competitive compensation packages. Applicants should have the PhD in hand at the time of joining Ashoka. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and three letters of reference.

For questions or more information please email jgharris@ashoka.edu.in

For full consideration all materials should be submitted at https://facultypositions.ashoka.edu.in/ by December 1, 2019.

About Ashoka University

Ashoka University is a private, nonprofit university providing a high quality liberal arts and sciences education, the first of its kind in India. We have attracted the brightest students and the highest-quality faculty to our campus on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Ashoka’s Young India Fellowship, in its eighth year, has become the top destination for Indian postgraduates and our growing undergraduate programme consists of 1350 of the brightest students in India.

Ashoka is supported by partnerships with universities around the world. Our faculty is very diverse and consists of world-class researchers from premier universities (Harvard, Stanford, Oxford and others) who have made a mark in their respective fields, from computer science to philosophy, and are working to shape minds of India’s future leaders.


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