Visiting Assistant Professor of English

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Current Faculty Openings

Faculty searches are administered by each respective academic department. Please contact the Chair of the department or the Chair of the search committee if you have questions regarding any of the faculty positions advertised.

Clark University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities – inclusive of all women- to apply.

Internal applicants should have at least one year's experience in their present position. Transfer of successful applicants will be effected at a time mutually agreeable to both departments.

Clark offers regular full time faculty outstanding benefits including: free life and disability insurance; choice of health plans; various tuition discounts for family members; 10% University contribution to retirement plan after 2 years of employment; free use of athletic and fitness center, and many more.

Department of English:
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

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Clark University

Department of English

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

The Department of English at Clark University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of U.S. multiethnic literature with a specialization in Asian American literature and culture. We are open to applicants with expertise in a variety of geographic foci, critical approaches, and theoretical lenses that address Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Transpacific literary and cultural productions. We welcome candidates who can teach advanced seminars in Asian American literature and critical ethnic theory as well as core requirements in the English Major such as surveys of U.S. multi-ethnic literature and genre courses in drama, poetry, or popular fiction. The position begins in Fall 2019 with a 3/3 teaching load along with undergraduate and graduate advising responsibilities. PhDs preferred but ABDs will be considered, both with at least one year of teaching experience. The position is renewable up to three years.

Please submit in one PDF document a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample course syllabi, course evaluations or equivalent evidence of effective teaching, and a list of references to Dr. Stephen Levin, Chair, Department of English, <[email protected]> .

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. For further information, please contact Dr. Stephen Levin at <[email protected]> or Dr. Betsy Huang at [email protected]

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: 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. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.




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Posted: 5/30/2019
Application Due: 11/26/2019
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