Cornell University, Comparative Literature

Position ID:Cornell-Comparative Literature-AP [#22486, WDR-00033141]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Comparative Literature
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Comparative Literature / Theory
Appl Deadline:2022/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/08/25, listed until 2022/10/15)
Position Description:   URMs  

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As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and booster or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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The Department of Comparative Literature seeks applications for an assistant or early Associate professor specializing in theory. PhD required. Successful applicants should work in at least two languages/cultural contexts. Fields of interest include, but are not limited to, literary theory, media or sound theory, politics and aesthetics, race theory, gender theory, environmental humanities, theory of translation or transcultural comparison, and literature and science. We welcome scholars working across different historical periods and genres. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, a statement of how the applicant would contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion in our department and at Cornell (Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), and three letters of recommendation.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

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