English, Assistant Professor, Global Literatures in English, Tenure Track

first_imgJob CategoryUniversity Faculty Minimum Education and/or Work Experience FLSA StatusExempt Qualifications Position Details Job TypeFull-Time Working ConditionsNone CampusRogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Desired Start Date08/09/2021 The candidate will have a PhD in English or a closely relatedfield, or have a plan in place to defend by May 2021. Candidatesfor the position must demonstrate clear potential for excellence inresearch and teaching and must be willing to support the mission ofLUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education. Special Instructions to Applicants Physical DemandsNone The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences atLoyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for afull-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor,for academic year 2021-22, with a specialty in the Anglophoneliteratures of either Africa, South Asia, the Pacific, or theCaribbean. Strengths in postcolonial and decolonial studies;indigenous studies; critical refugee studies; migration studies;environmental justice; slavery studies; the intimacies of race,gender, and sexuality; or new logics of global connection,interchange, and solidarity are particularly welcome. Thesuccessful candidate will join an intellectual community withexisting strengths in South Asian, Asian American, Latinx, AfricanAmerican, and Caribbean literatures – as well as interdisciplinaryfoci in textual studies and the digital humanities, gender andqueer theory, modernism/modernity, and critical race theory – and auniversity that has made social justice central to its vision. Formore information about the Department, please visit our website atwww.luc.edu/english.This search is part of a University-wide, multiyear hiringinitiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teacherswho are reflective of our diverse student body and committed tointerdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across differentsubfields and disciplines). Of special interest are candidates whocan further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity,and inclusion. International scholars are welcome to apply.The position involves teaching undergraduate courses as well asgraduate courses in our MA and PhD programs. The successfulcandidate will be expected to pursue a strong program ofscholarship, and to engage in service at the department level orabove. Organizational LocationPROVOST Position TitleEnglish, Assistant Professor, Global Literatures in English,Tenure Track Open Until FilledYes Is this split and/or fully grant funded?Nocenter_img Department NameENGLISH Position End Date Number of Vacancies1 Job Number85TBD Open Date11/24/2020 Job TitleEnglish, Assistant Professor, Global Literatures in English,Tenure Track Close Date Candidates should submit a cover letter and a current CurriculumVitae to www.careers.luc.edu. After an initial round of review,selected candidates will be asked to submit additional materials:(1) a writing sample; (2) a statement on teaching experience; and(3) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions tomentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching, andother channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarshipand service. At that stage, candidates will also be asked toarrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared tospeak to their professional qualifications for this position to besubmitted electronically to the above website (letter writers willreceive an electronic prompt from LUC ).For full consideration, cover letter and curriculum vitae should besubmitted by December 21, 2020.LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with astrong commitment to our mission of social justice andtransformative education. The University believes that broaddiversity is critical to achieving its mission. Therefore, inholistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant,we would factor favorably an individual’s record that includesexperience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a widevariety of different educational, research or other workactivities. Among other qualifications, we would also factorfavorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriersto an academic career or degrees.As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seekcandidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver atransformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn moreabout LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focuson transformative education, they should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/transformativeed. Location CodeENGLISH (02103A) Position Number Posting Details Duties and Responsibilities Quick Link for Postinghttps://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14606 The candidate will have a PhD in English or a closely relatedfield, or have a plan in place to defend by May 2021. Candidatesfor the position must demonstrate clear potential for excellence inresearch and teaching and must be willing to support the mission ofLUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education. Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeOptional DocumentsTeaching StatementWriting SampleOther DocumentSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).last_img read more