Faculty Position in Critical/Comparative Ethnic Studies (Open Rank)

Sep 18, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty Position in Critical/Comparative Ethnic Studies (Open Rank)

The Departments of English and African American Studies invite applications for a tenure-line, jointly appointed position to begin August 2019. This is an open-rank search that is part of a cluster hire within the College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State (http://la.psu.edu/about/diversity-and-inclusion/faculty). Applicants will have a Ph.D. (must be completed by time of appointment) in a relevant discipline or field of critical/comparative ethnic studies in the long 19th century and a strong research and teaching portfolio, with diasporic approaches welcome. The teaching load is 2 courses per semester. Information about the department can be found at http://english.la.psu.edu. Interested candidates must submit an online application, and should include as attachments a cover letter outlining your research interests and qualifications, and your current curriculum vita. Please arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted to Karen Davis directly at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Aldon Nielsen, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]. Initial interviews will be conducted electronically, followed by in-person interviews at the MLA conference.

Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/83070

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