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Job Ad: Visiting Assistant Professor at Syracuse

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Ethnic American Literatures

The English Department at Syracuse University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship, starting in fall semester of 2014. The candidate should have a PhD in hand, a commitment to teaching excellence, and a research specialization in U.S. ethnic literatures (African American, Native American, Asian American, Latino, or a combination thereof), especially of the 20th/21st centuries. Candidates should also be conversant with critical discourses, conceptual paradigms, and reading practices deemed pertinent for the study of race and ethnicity vis-a-vis literary texts.

The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 course load including lower and upper division undergraduate classes and will be expected to participate fully in the academic life of the department.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, c.v., the contact information for three referees, and a writing sample, as well as complete the online form, onwww.sujobopps.com (job#071181). Although the process will remain open until the position is filled, applicants who complete their submission by June 20, 2014 will be given priority. Syracuse University is an EO/AA employer.

Questions should be directed to the search committee chair: Patricia Roylance, pjroylan@syr.edu.


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