Assistant Professor in Modern Anglophone Poetry / Poetics

The English Program and the School of Humanities at the University of Southern Mississippi invite applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Modern Anglophone Poetry/Poetics. Additional areas of interest include but are not limited to ethnic literature, post-colonial studies, and/or ecocriticism. The successful applicant will teach a range of undergraduate and field-specific courses, as well as graduate seminars.


For full consideration, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, names and email addresses of three individuals providing recommendations, statement of teaching philosophy, and an article/chapter length writing sample. (job #req3086) All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. In addition, confidential letters of recommendations should be sent directly to Questions should be directed to: Dr. Matthew Casey, Director, School of Humanities, Email: For full consideration, submit complete applications by December 15, 2022.


The most diverse public university in the state of Mississippi, the University of Southern Mississippi is a student-centered research university located in the “hub” city of Hattiesburg, only 90 miles away from historic sites in New Orleans, Jackson, Mobile, Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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