Cornell University, English

Position ID:Cornell-English-ASSTPROF [#11651, WDR-00016327]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in African American Literature
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / African American Literature
Appl Deadline:2018/10/12 finished (2018/08/16, finished 2019/03/19, listed until 2019/02/01)
Position Description:    

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The Cornell University Department of English invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American Literature to begin July 1, 2019. Candidates may specialize in any period(s) of African American literature, including 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Related areas of research may include but are not limited to the following: African diasporic literature, Afro-Latino literature, Black/Africana Studies, Black feminism, comparative ethnic literatures, creative writing, critical race theory, Global South studies, performance and media studies, queer studies. Campus visits with job talks may take place as early as November 2018. Please submit a letter of application, c.v., dissertation abstract, three letters of recommendation, and writing sample to

Deadline: October 12, 2018.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of English
Cornell University
250 Goldwin Smith Hall
232 East Ave.
Ithaca, NY 14853

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