Assistant Professor of English, Asian American Literature & Culture or Global Anglophone Literature

Sep 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of English, Asian American Literature and Culture or Global Anglophone Literature

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The Department of English at Stanford University is searching for scholars who research and teach in either of two fields of study: 1) Asian American Literature and Culture or 2) Global Anglophone Literature. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and on the tenure-track. We welcome applications from candidates who employ transnational, diasporic, intersectional, comparative race, postcolonial, decolonial and/or interdisciplinary approaches to the study of literature in any period. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in the English Department at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should use the link above to submit an application by November 1, 2017. Applicants should submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (20-30 pages), and at least three reference letters. If applicants cannot send reference letters online, please address them to Professor Alex Woloch, Chair, Department of English, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 460, Rm. 201, Stanford, CA 94305-2087. We expect to interview at the MLA convention.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.


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