Assistant Professor-English/Anglophone Literature in the Atlantic World
Category: Liberal Arts
Locations: El Paso, TX
Posted: Sep 15, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Ref. No.: 21-04
Position ID: 136853
About The University of Texas at El Paso:
The University of Texas at El Paso is America's leading Hispanic-serving
university. Located at the westernmost tip of Texas, where three states and
two countries converge along the Rio Grande, UTEP is a public research
university that transforms lives. Ninety-four percent of UTEP's nearly 25,000
students are minorities, and many are the first in their families to go to
college. At UTEP, students have access to 168 bachelor's, master's and
doctoral degree programs at the only open-access, top tier research university
in America. Located in the second-most educated city in Texas, UTEP is
recognized as one of the best research universities in the country for
connecting students with the community around them.
The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor of English specializing in English/Anglophone Literature with
strengths in the literature of migration, mobility, race, and/or gender in the
Atlantic world. We are particularly interested in candidates who can meet our
urgent curricular needs in eighteenth and early nineteenth century literature
and especially in the area of Anglophone Romanticism. The anticipated starting
date is fall 2022.
Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature by August 31, 2022. Active research
agenda and strong commitment to teaching first generation students at a
Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.
In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at
El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working
environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures
the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who
share our commitment.
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employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran
status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a
statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the names
and contact information for three references. Applicants are encouraged to
apply by November 1, 2021 or as soon as possible.