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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Tenure-track position at UC-Riverside

The Department of English at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chicana/o-Latina/o Literary and Cultural Studies beginning July 1, 2012. Requirements include a PhD, a record or compelling promise of research, teaching experience, and a dedication to teaching excellence. Application deadline: December 10, 2011.

Desirable secondary areas of interest include (but are not restricted to) border studies, transnational studies, the literature of immigration, critical ethnic studies, media/film/visual culture, queer studies, and/or indigenous oral, literary, and performance studies. The University of California, Riverside is a Hispanic-serving institution. Located sixty miles east of Los Angeles, it is one of the most diverse campuses in the country. More information about the department may be found at http://english.ucr.edu. Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and publication record. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (20-25 pp.), and three letters of recommendation (to be sent by the referees or in an academic placement file). Review of applications will begin December 10, 2011 and the position will be open until filled.
Applications should be addressed to Chicana/o-Latina/o Search, c/o Deborah Willis, Chair, Department of English - 40, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0323. All applicants will receive acknowledgement of receipt of the application. Candidates may be interviewed at the MLA convention in Seattle, WA. UCR is an EO/AA employer.