|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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.