Visiting Assistant Professor, African American Literature

Jul 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Founded in 1887, Clark is a teaching and research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts, and one of the oldest graduate institutions in the United States. The University’s mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. Clark University’s Department of English invites applications for a visiting faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to teach African American literature in spring 2018 for one semester only. The position carries a teaching load of 3 courses. We seek candidates with a completed or almost-completed Ph.D. Competitive salary and benefits. Candidates should have a specialization in African American literature; a secondary specialization in American literature would be ideal. Further information about the department is available at . We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Review of applications will begin August 1. Candidates should forward a c.v. to Lisa Kasmer, Chair, Department of English, by August 1, 2017. Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.