English Department, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-English-AFAM [#7838]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of African American lit & culture
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / African American Literature
Starting Date:2017/08/01
Appl Deadline:2016/10/10* finished (posted 2016/09/07, finished 2017/03/24, listed until 2017/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Duke University English Department is searching for an Assistant Professor in the field of African American Literature. We seek a scholar with primary expertise in African American literature and cultural theory who shares Duke's vision of interdisciplinary collaboration in both teaching and research. Specialties of particular interest might include gender and sexuality studies, theater and performance studies, film, sound studies, 19th century and earlier, and diaspora studies. Applicants should have Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment and a strong record of publication and teaching.

This is a tenure line position that begins August 1, 2017. Candidates should submit electronically a C.V., letter of application, letters of reference, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages. These materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. The application address is http://english.duke.edu/apply.

The committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations may be sent to: english@duke.edu. Use "African American Search" as the subject line. All materials received by October 10, 2016 will receive full consideration. Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
english.duke.edu
(919) 684-2741
 
Duke University
Department of English
303 Allen Building
Durham, NC 27708

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