Assistant Professor of English and World Literature

Pitzer College

Assistant Professor of English and World Literature

  • Institution: Pitzer College
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Claremont, CA US
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Assistant Professor of English and World Literature

  • Pitzer College | Claremont, CA US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: November 01, 2022
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Job TitleAssistant Professor of English and World Literature

Position TypeFull Time

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Location Claremont, CA US

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Pitzer College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2023 in Nineteenth-Century American literature. Multicultural approaches are highly desired. Also desirable are secondary research and teaching interests in performance studies and critical theory. Candidate will teach 5 courses annually. A Ph.D. in English or comparable field by time of appointment is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have an ongoing research agenda and a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and teaching.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

Pitzer College is part of The Claremont Colleges – a unique consortium of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. The contiguous campuses share numerous programs and facilities. At Pitzer, students have access to all the resources of a major university while enjoying all the benefits of a liberal arts college experience and its personalized approach to education.

Pitzer is located in Claremont, a Southern California college town known for its eclectic restaurants and shops, close-knit community and network of trails and parks. Situated at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, Claremont is an hour’s drive to downtown Los Angeles, the Pacific coast, the desert highlands and some of the tallest mountain peaks in Southern California.

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, reference letters, research statement, teaching statement, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and diversity statement.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

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