Job Posting: Anglophone African and/or Caribbean Literature

The department of English at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Anglophone African and/or Caribbean Literature.  Desirable secondary specializations may include: Comparative Literature, Critical Race Studies, Decolonial Studies, or Film Studies.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate (M.A.) courses as well as introductory courses serving the General Education curriculum. Opportunities to work with the Furious Flower Poetry Center, as well as the Gender Studies, Africana Studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies programs are available.  The English Department Faculty does not teach freshman composition.

Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand by August 2015.

Review of applications begin on 5 November 2014 and interviews will be scheduled for MLA.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must first register at:

Send application letter, vita, writing sample, teaching statement, unofficial graduate transcripts, and dossier of recommendations to:

Search Committee
Department of English
MSC 1801
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807.

Position is contingent upon State funding.  JMU is an AA/EOE.

Above adapted from email announcement.