Job Announcements

This page lists available positions in NeMLA members' institutions or departments.

Global Anglophone Studies

# Assistant Professor of Anglophone and World Literatures, Department of English, Central Connecticut State University

  • *For full consideration, applications must be received by 1/31/2022* Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Anglophone and World Literatures in the Department of English. Areas of specialization might include but are not limited to African and Afro-diasporic, Indigenous, Asian, South Asian, or Arabic literatures. Comparative perspectives are welcome. Period open. Secondary expertise in film and new media is also welcome.
  • The successful candidate will join a talented and engaged department that is dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarship. The normal load is 12 credits per semester. There are opportunities for course release to pursue research. The position requires active scholarship and publication in the field, plus university and professional service.
  • Required Qualifications:
    • Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature or related field.
    • Record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level.
    • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated commitment to scholarly publication and research in the field.
    • Experience in teaching Anglophone and/or World Literature in translation.
    • Experience in teaching first-year /general education students.
  • See attached files for application instructions.

Hispanic & Lusophone Studies

# Department Chair, Department of Language, Literature and Culture, Clark University
  • *Review of applications begins 11/15/21* The Department of Language, Literature and Culture (LLC) at Clark University seeks to hire its next departmental Chair at the rank of associate professor or professor to begin Fall 2022. Successful applicants will have research specialization in the field of Afro-Hispanic Studies and/or Afro-Latinx Studies. Scholars whose research focuses on the Afro-descendant populations of Mexico, Central America, the Andean countries or Equatorial Guinea are particularly encouraged to apply. This will be a tenured appointment as Chair with an initial three-year term, renewable as Chair. The new chair will join Clark University at a time of new leadership and change and will play a crucial role working with the faculty in shaping the department culture for Clark's engaged student body. They will be responsible for developing and implementing new strategic goals for the department, ensuring that existing programs and offerings meet today's student needs and building programs and systems to serve future needs.
  • Requirements: The departmental Chair should be an active scholar committed to teaching in Spanish in their field and at all levels, and to offering courses available to the wider university community. The Chair will have an initial 0-1 teaching load in their first year, followed by a 1-1 course load for the duration of their term. Upon completion of their term, the Chair may retreat to regular tenured faculty status with a 2-2 teaching load. The successful candidate will also receive a research bursary of $30,000 over the first three years, in addition to a one-time allotment of money for library items. As a faculty in the Humanities, the Chair will be part of the Higgins School of Humanities, a resource that enhances the intellectual and cultural life of Clark University through its advocacy for the arts and humanities by fostering connections between the humanities disciplines, by sponsoring public programming and campus initiatives, by encouraging curricular innovation, and by supporting teaching and research/creative practice through grants. 
  • Application Instructions: For full consideration please submit a letter of application, statement of leadership philosophy, c.v. that includes a list of courses taught, summary of research interests, and the contacts of three references. Applicants' statements should detail how their leadership, scholarship and teaching will support the success of students from underrepresented racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds and further Clark's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Professor Odile Ferly, Chair, LLC Search Committee at llcsearch@clarku.edu. To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on this link.

Italian Studies

# Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Farmingdale State College

  • *Application closes 12/31/21* The Department of Modern Languages at Farmingdale State College of the State University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Italian commencing Fall 2022. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with good communication skills who have demonstrated excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four (4) courses per semester in Italian to non-majors. All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching.  Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentations, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.  The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes. The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include: Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion. Interest in participating in student-centered service activities. Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.
  • MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Ph.D in Italian, or Italian Studies.
    • College teaching experience.
    • Native or near-native fluency in Italian.
    • Excellent command of the English Language.
  • ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Two years of teaching experience at college level in Italian, culture, film, history, or literature in translation.
    • Experience teaching Spanish.
  • Application Instructions: To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration. Application website found here.

Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing

# Director of the Susquehanna University Press, Asst. Professor of/Lecturer in Publishing and Media Entrepreneurship, Susquehanna University

*Review of applications begins 1/3/22* The Department of English & Creative Writing and the Sigmund Weis School of Business at Susquehanna University invite interested publishing professionals with experience in university, independent, trade, or educational publishing to apply for Director of the Susquehanna University Press with responsibility for reconfiguring the press as a student-run, project-based learning operation, in either a tenure-track or lecturer appointment in Publishing and Media Entrepreneurship (depending on background, qualifications, and preference).