JOB LISTING: Professor, African American Literary and Cultural Studies – U of Miami

Please review the following job posting and description, courtesy of MLA and the University of Miami.


Tenured or Tenure-Track Professor, African American Literary and Cultural Studies
The Department of English at the University of Miami invites applications for a Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor of African American literary and cultural studies. Significant strength in another field a plus.

We seek candidates with diverse scholarly interests whose teaching and research intersect with the work of other faculty in English and elsewhere in the College of Arts and Sciences, including the interdisciplinary programs in Africana Studies, American Studies, and/or Women’s and Gender Studies. The successful candidate will contribute to the department’s intellectual life by maintaining an active research and publication agenda, teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and directing PhD dissertations. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in English or another appropriate field (e.g., Africana Studies, American Studies, Cultural Studies, etc.) by time of appointment; a record of excellence commensurate with rank in scholarship, teaching, and service; and a commitment to leadership and innovation in African American studies.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation electronically to our Interfolio Faculty Search page addressed to Donette Francis, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of English, University of Miami, PO Box 248145-4632, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4632. Selected candidates will be asked to send additional materials and will be interviewed.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer — Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

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