Cornell University, English

Position ID:Cornell-English-ASSTPROF [#22814]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern literatures and cultures
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: English / Renaissance Literature
Appl Deadline:2022/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/20, updated 2022/09/16)
Position Description:    

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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 It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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Department of Literatures in English
The Cornell University Department of Literatures in English seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern literatures and cultures.

We welcome applications from scholars eager to contribute to the renewal of early and contemporary literary history and theory through the Global Early Modern Studies working group; a newly revised transnational undergraduate curriculum; and a Department committed to a wide range of approaches to global anglophone literatures and cultures, including race and ethnic studies; feminist gender and sexuality studies; colonial and decolonial studies, and media studies. The Department is looking for candidates who can support our growing diverse student body through advising and inclusive teaching approaches. A Ph.D. is required by June 2023.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, dissertation abstract or research statement, writing sample, teaching statement, 3 letters of reference, and a statement of your approaches to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in your career as a researcher and educator to

Application deadline is November 1, 2022.

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.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

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Department of English
Cornell University
250 Goldwin Smith Hall
232 East Ave.
Ithaca, NY 14853