African-American Literature, Open Rank

University of Notre Dame in Indiana

Deadline October 17, 2014
Date Posted August 25, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Department of English
African-American Literature

The University of Notre Dame Department of English invites applicants for a tenure-line position in African-American literature, open rank. Exceptional scholar-teachers in any period, in poetry, prose, or both, are invited to apply. Among the attractions of Notre Dame is a Department of English strongly committed to engaging multiethnic, transnational, and interdisciplinary approaches to texts and criticism. The University houses a Department of Africana Studies, as well as other related centers and institutes, with which the successful candidate may choose to affiliate.

The University of Notre Dame, a Catholic research university 90 miles from Chicago, is an equal opportunity employer with strong academic commitments to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women, minorities, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are particularly encouraged to apply. Visit for information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search. The University is also a member of the Greater Chicago Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Please send a letter of application and CV to Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 17, 2014.

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