Category Archives: Comparative Literature

University of Oregon Postdoctoral Fellowship in English

Deadline: November 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Applicants should have a demonstrated pedagogical and scholarly investment in the study of race and ethnicity and should hold a PhD in English, Folklore, Media Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cinema Studies, or a related field by June 1, 2018.” “We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations and/or work in fields of study historically underrepresented in the academy and who will enhance the English Department’s existing strengths in the study of African American, Latina/o, Asian American, and Native American and Indigenous Literatures and Cultural Productions. In addition to specialists in any of these fields, we also welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, queer, and intersectional research.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10332

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Siena College Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates “working at the intersection of literary studies and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. Candidates whose research focuses on feminist and queer theory, sexual diversity and social justice, and/or race and ethnicity are particularly encouraged to apply.’

URL: https://siena.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=F9E5EA7D9F6EC72646DCA81A798DC597?JOBID=91065

Duke University Assistant Professorship of Practice in International Comparative Studies

Deadline: January 16

Length: 4 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in the humanistic and/or social sciences prior to appointment, be engaged in research and teaching that explores comparative/global topics, and be interested in pursuing interdisciplinary and cross-regional collaborations.” “Possible disciplines include cultural geography, socio-cultural anthropology, comparative/global history, political science and public policy, environmental studies, women’s studies, postcolonial studies, and comparative literature.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10333

University of Nevada-Las Vegas Assistant Professorship in Asian and Asian American Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are particularly interested in candidates who possess expertise in Asian American and/or Pacific Islander communities, diasporic cultures, gender and sexuality, critical race theory, and empire and colonialism.”

URL: UN-LV Asian Amer job

Texas Christian University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Interdisciplinary Studies

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: At Roach Honors College. “experience, expertise, and publications in comparative critical studies encompassing multiple cultural perspectives and a record of exemplary teaching is essential. Demonstrated ability to contribute compelling and innovative lower- and upper-division courses to the College’s curriculum is highly valued, as is engagement with themes and issues of class, gender, sex, nationality, citizenship, race, and ethnic identity.” “Likely disciplinary backgrounds include (but are not limited to) cultural anthropology, ethnology, comparative race and ethnic studies, linguistics, sociology, geography, history, social work, communication studies, social entrepreneurship, musicology, ethnomusicology, art history, religious studies, and comparative literature.”

URL: https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20171025150308&

Texas A and M University Assistant Professorship in Latinx and U.S. Multi-Ethnic Literature

Deadline: November 18

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking a scholar of Latinx literature, broadly defined, of any time period, with the ability to teach U.S. multi-ethnic literature.” “Additional interests may include Gender and Sexuality Studies, Hemispheric and Transnational Studies, and Native American Studies.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/45919

Cornell University Open Rank Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: October 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are searching . . . across multiple fields within the humanities and the social sciences.” “We seek candidates with expertise in areas such as cinema and media studies, transnational Asian and Asian American cultural production, citizenship studies, immigration studies, political theory, environmental studies, ethnographic filmmaking, and gender studies.”
URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9992