Colgate University, Department of English

Position ID:Colgate-Department of English-AFAM [#16891]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, African American Literature
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / African American Literature
Appl Deadline:2020/12/23 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/16)
Position Description:    

The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in African American literature at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2021. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Teaching assignment of five courses per year includes the introductory American literature course and advanced courses in the full range of African American literature. The successful candidate will fulfill the expectation that all Colgate faculty participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Please submit letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of reference through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. In their application materials, candidates must describe how their approach to teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin October 23, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held via remote technology. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Colgate University
Department of English
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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