Caribbean and Caribbean Diasporic Ligeratures - University of Houston-Main Campus in Houston Texas

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University of Houston-Main Campus

Houston, Texas 77204-3013

United States


Detailed Job Description




Caribbean and Caribbean Diasporic Literatures

Senior Assistant or Associate Professor

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's 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 1 November 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Keyword Phrases

  • Senior Assistant or Associate Professor
  • Caribbean and Caribbean Diasporic Literatures
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples