Open Date: 12/17/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Candidates should demonstrate expertise in Latinx and/or Native American Literatures. A PhD in English or a closely related field (such as Comparative Literature, Ethnic Studies, or Cultural Studies) is required. However, ABD candidates may be considered. Candidates with Ph.D. conferred at the time of initial appointment will hold the probationary rank of Assistant Professor. ABD candidates will also be initially appointed with the probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal degree conferred prior to first reappointment. Demonstrated speaking and writing fluency in English is required. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Special Instructions to Applicant: Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.ecu.edu, and should include a cover letter addressing the candidate's research agenda and teaching interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, and unofficial graduate school transcripts. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Letters of recommendation and an article-length writing sample will be requested from select candidates at a later date. Screening begins January 16, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.
Job Duties: The Department of English seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in Multiethnic American literatures with specialization in Latinx and/or Native American literatures to begin August 12, 2019. Candidates will be expected to pursue an ongoing research agenda in the area of specialization. Teaching duties include graduate and undergraduate distance education and face-to-face courses in Ethnic American literatures, Latinx and/or Native American literatures, critical theory and/or cultural studies, literature surveys and general education courses, and composition. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide appropriate service to the university, community, and profession. The department seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty.