01/11/18 – tenure track assistant professorship in african american literature

professorship african american literature

The University of North Texas English Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American literature and culture, to begin August 2019.

What, when & where

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in English, African American Studies, or a closely related field; relevant teaching experience; and an active program of scholarly research. We welcome applicants in all periods of African American studies as well as those who approach the field from global and/or interdisciplinary perspectives. We seek a dedicated scholar and innovative educator eager to work with a highly diverse student body. The normal teaching load for tenure-system faculty is 2/2, consisting primarily of upper-division and graduate courses, and the department offers a competitive salary and considerable support for research and travel.


Deadline & how to apply

Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.unt.edu by 11/1/18; include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of 15-25 pages. Also provide 3 letters of reference to Prof. Jacqueline Vanhoutte, Interim Chair, Department of English, University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #311307, Denton, TX, 76203-5017.

Other info, Links & conditions

A dynamic, growing institution of about 37,000 students in the culturally and economically vibrant Dallas/Fort Worth area, UNT is a Tier-One public research university and an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs.


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