Assistant Professor of English

The Department of English and Creative Writing at Wellesley College seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in the field of global Anglophone literature. Secondary areas of interest include environmental humanities, comparative studies of empire, and narrative theory. The teaching load is two courses per semester. We seek candidates who are committed to increasing equity and diversity in the classroom as well as to pursuing an active research agenda.

By Oct. 31, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a teaching portfolio that includes a one-page account of your teaching philosophy and practices, and a writing sample through our online application system at First-round interviews will be held on Zoom in December, with campus visits in January. Questions should be directed to the department chair, Yoon Sun Lee, at

All employees hired are strongly encouraged to be up to date with all vaccination and boosters against COVID‐19.

Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

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