At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.Position Title:
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Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.
Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.
Assistant Professor of EnglishPosition Number:
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-HumantiesFull-Time or Part-Time:
The Hofstra University Department of English invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in African American and/or African Diasporic literatures to begin September 1, 2024. Specialists in all historical periods, literary forms, and critical approaches are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have completed all PhD requirements by the start date.Opportunities for teaching include courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization as well as introductory and advanced courses for majors and non-majors. Such opportunities also include teaching in interdisciplinary programs, including Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Disability Studies, Women’s Studies, LGBTQ+ Studies, and Honors College.Qualifications:
Our campus is within commuting distance of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and also host to local archives, including the African Americans on Long Island Collection. Hofstra also houses the Center for “Race,” Culture, and Social Justice and the Center for Civic Engagement.
Preferred Quals Summary:
- Candidates must have completed all PhD requirements by the start date.
- Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in an educational environment.
- Preference will be given to candidates with an established record or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and scholarly activity.
Please upload the following with your application for consideration:
- A cover letter that addresses both your teaching and scholarship
- Curriculum vitae
- A statement of how your research and work in the classroom supports campus initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion
All applications received by November 1, 2023 will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Department of English, Dr. Karyn Valerius, Karyn.M.Valerius@hofstra.eduDeadline:
Open until filledTenure Track:
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.Salary/Salary Range:
$83,000 - $95,000