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Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Department

Clark University, Department of English

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Department
Job Location: Worcester , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: English, ESL, Writing
Humanities: Languages & literature
Date Posted: 2017-07-19

Job Description

Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Department
Clark University

Founded in 1887, Clark is a teaching and research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts, and one of the oldest graduate institutions in the United States. The University’s mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort.

Clark University’s Department of English invites applications for a visiting faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to teach African American literature in spring 2018 for one semester only. The position carries a teaching load of 3 courses.

We seek candidates with a completed or almost-completed Ph.D. Competitive salary and benefits.

Job Requirements

Candidates should have a specialization in African American literature; a secondary specialization in American literature would be ideal.

Further information about the department is available at .

We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin August 1.

Candidates should forward a c.v. to Lisa Kasmer, Chair, Department of English, by August 1, 2017.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention.

Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Clark University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Lisa Kasmer, Chair, Department of English as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Lisa Kasmer, Chair, Department of English


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