Associate/Full Professor of English in American Literature & Digital Humanities

Associate/Full Professor of English in American Literature & Digital Humanities



The University of Texas of El Paso
College of Liberal Arts
Department of English

The University of Texas at El Paso is America's leading Hispanic-serving university. Located at the westernmost tip of Texas, where three states and two countries converge along the Rio Grande, UTEP is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. More than half of our undergraduate students are the first in their families to go to college. At UTEP, more than 24,000 students have access to 169 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in nine colleges and schools. UTEP is one of only four institutions in Texas to hold both the top research and community engagement designations from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Job Description
The Department of English invites applications for anAssociate Professor or Full Professor of English specializing in American Literature and Digital Humanities,to begin fall 2024.The successful candidate will play an instrumental roleinthe on-going development ofthe University's Center for Digital Humanities, serve as its director,and lead extramural fundraising initiatives.As director, the successful candidate will oversee collaborative DH projects across academic units at UTEP, coordinate joint initiatives across institutions, and advance the Digital Humanities Center's mission of borderlands and community engagement. Candidates should also have expertise in American Literature (period of specialization open).We seek a candidate whose research and teaching aligns with the department's curricular needs across our programs in literature, rhetoric, and English education and whose experience will prepare them to advance the College's research focus in Digital Humanities.

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric, or Comparative Literature and a substantial record of publication. Active research agenda that includes developing and launching DH projects, administrative experience, and a strong commitment to teaching first-generation students at a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Additional information
Hiring decisions are based upon budgetary approval.

Application Procedures
All applicants must submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of experience in fundraising, leadership positions, and interdisciplinary collaborations, and (4) the names and full contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

In keeping with its access, excellence, and impact mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.
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