English Department, Brandeis University

Position ID:Brandeis-English-ASST [#7984]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of English
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / Anglophone African
Appl Deadline:2016/10/31 (posted 2016/09/15, listed until 2017/03/15)
Position Description:    

The Department of English at Brandeis University seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Anglophone African literature, with expertise in the novel and film preferred, beginning Fall 2017. It is expected that the successful candidate will have received the PhD by September 2017 and will demonstrate the potential for excellence as both a scholar and a teacher. This search is part of an ongoing cluster hire initiative in Africa Diaspora Studies at Brandeis University which aims to broaden and strengthen the existing intellectual community of scholars at Brandeis engaged in the study of people of African descent.

We plan to interview at the MLA Convention in January. Please send cover letter, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Prof. Ulka Anjaria, Search Committee Chair, Department of English. Applications will be accepted electronically through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37205.

First consideration will be given to applications received by Monday, October 31, 2016. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and racial, ethnic and sexual minorities. Diversity in its student body, staff and faculty is important to Brandeis’s primary mission of providing a quality education. The search committee is therefore particularly interested in candidates who, through their creative endeavors, teaching and/or service, will increase Brandeis’s reputation for academic excellence and better prepare its students for a pluralistic society.


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Contact: Professor Ulka Anjaria
Postal Mail:
Search Committee Chair
Department of English, MS 023
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453
Web Page: http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/english/

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