Assistant Professor-English/Anglophone Literatu...

The University of Texas at El Paso

United States

November 1, 2021

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Assistant Professor-English/Anglophone Literature in the Atlantic World

Category: Liberal Arts Department: English Locations: El Paso, TX Posted: Sep 15, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Ref. No.: 21-04 Position ID: 136853

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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.

Job Description:

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.

Requirements:

Ph.D. in English or Comparative Literature by August 31, 2022. Active research agenda and strong commitment to teaching first generation students at a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Additional Information:

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.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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 of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries-including the filing of a Formal Complaint or reporting an incident-about the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, who can be reached by phone at (915) 747-8358, by email at titleix@utep.edu, or by mail at 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, TX, Kelly Hall, Room 312.

For accommodation information for employees and applicants with disabilities, please contact UTEP's Equal Opportunity Office at eoaa@utep.edu.

Application Instructions:

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.

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