Category Archives: English

College of the Holy Cross Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a second

Comments: “Fellows are offered the opportunity to enroll in courses offered by the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts’ Certificate in College Teaching Program, and to participate in a faculty development program that fosters excellence in teaching and scholarship.   The successful candidate will also be paired with one or more tenured Holy Cross faculty members for mentoring purposes. The Fellow will teach three courses per year through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.” “The position is open to candidates from any disciplinary background, but preference will be given to candidates with the ability to address issues related to the philosophical or psychological study of race and ethnicity or the intersection of art and race/ethnicity.  Ideally, candidates will be able to bridge disciplinary divides and contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs in Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/41066

Knox College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Early Modern Literature

Deadline: March 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: Seeking candidates “with a strong interest in Shakespeare. Secondary fields (including but not limited to: early American, queer theory, multiethnic literatures, and/or film studies) are desirable.”

URL: https://www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox/faculty (scroll down)

Florida International University Instructorship in 19th Century British Victorian Literature and Culture

Deadline: March 20

Length: Non-tenure, ongoing

Comments: “Possible subspecialties include empire, race, gender, and sexuality studies.”

URL: http

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in African/African American Studies and English

Deadline: April 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Joint appointment in English and the Woodson Institute. Seeking candidates “with expertise in Anglophone African and/or Caribbean Literature, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. Candidate’s research interests may include the emergence of African literature as an academic discipline; post-Colonial theory, African, Caribbean, and diasporic culture and poetics; transnational circulations of black culture; African/Caribbean literature and performance; continuities between Anglo-African/Caribbean and African American literatures and cultures; studies in gender, sexuality, disability, film, new media or the digital humanities.”

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81095

Clark University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health, Humanities, and Race

Deadline: March 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Candidates must have research programs that study health, including but not limited to: illness, disability, disease, the provision of health care, the health sciences, or medical technology from a humanities-based approach with particular focus on race and ethnicity.  Humanities-based approaches appropriate for this position include but are not limited to: cultural, historical, or philosophical studies of medicine, nursing, or public health; intersections with gender and sexuality; literary or artistic analyses of health, illness, or disability; studies of discourse and narrative in medicine; and ethics and social justice in the health professions.”

URL: http://www2.clarku.edu/offices/hr/jobopportunities/jobsdb.cfm?id=1325&viewjob=1&grouping=F

Washington College Assistant Professorship in 18th-19th Century British Literature

Deadline: December 23 (posted on Vitae 12/19)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Desirable secondary areas of specialization include global and postcolonial literature, race and empire, and/or gender and sexuality studies.”

URL: http://www.washcoll.edu/offices/human-resources/employment (scroll down)

Washington College Assistant Professorship in 18th/19th Century British Literature

Deadline: December 23

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Desirable secondary areas of specialization include global and postcolonial literature, race and empire, and/or gender and sexuality studies.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176390961&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20English%20%2D%2018th%20%26%2019th%20Century%20British%20Literature%20%28Tenure%2DTrack%29