Faculty Openings : The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Assistant or Associate Professor –Literature of Americas: Caribbean and Diasporic Literature - Tenure-Track
The Department of English at the University of Houston invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Caribbean and Caribbean Diasporic literatures. Ideally, the successful candidate would have expertise in postcolonial studies and theory or African literature. The successful candidate must have a strong record of scholarly research and publication, and teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The Department of English is a large, dynamic department offering the M.A. and Ph.D. in English and American Literature; the M.F.A and Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing; a doctoral concentration in Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy; and graduate certificates in Empire Studies and in Translation Studies. In addition to the Department's strengths, the University of Houston houses the Center for Asian American Studies offering a minor in Asian American Studies, and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers programs in African American Studies, Mexican American Studies, and American Cultures, and it houses the Center for the Americas.
The University of Houston is the premier tier-one public doctoral institution in the nation's fourth largest city, and has one of the most diverse student bodies among research-one universities.
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and dossier, including three letters of reference, evidence of effective teaching, and a writing sample of no more than twenty (20) pages to:Professor Wyman H. Herendeen Chair, Department of English University of Houston Houston, Texas 77204-3013
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.