- The Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory (CAT) at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature to begin Fall 2014. We seek outstanding candidates with expertise in at least two literary traditions, one of which must be outside of Europe or North America, and with fluency or near fluency in the corresponding languages. Expertise in critical race/ethnicity and postcolonial studies highly desirable. All members of faculty in the department teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach the department's Introduction to World Literatures course as well as advanced undergraduate courses in Comparative Literature and a graduate seminar. The Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or a closely related field must be completed before 15 August 2014. Applicants should submit all materials requested to Academic Jobs Online (AJO), job ID #3440 at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3440 by 30 December 2013.
- Assistant Professor of French and African Studies (The Pennsylvania State University)
The Department of French and Francophone Studies and the African Studies Program at The Pennsylvania State University invite applications for a joint tenure-track assistant professor position in 20th- and 21st-century African Francophone Cultural Studies. Engagement with theoretical approaches to social change and gender studies are desirable. Candidates must have a strong research record and agenda, successful teaching experience at all levels, and native or near-native language competency in both French and English. Start date is August 2014 and the teaching load is two courses per semester.
Applications received by November 1, 2013, will be considered for MLA interviews; those arriving later will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications for the position must be submitted electronically at the following Web site: www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/. Submit a cover letter, c.v., and dossier (or contact information for 3 references). If unable to submit electronically, please contact Bonnie Rossman at firstname.lastname@example.org Employment will require successful completion of background check (s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
- The Classics in Contemporary Perspectives Initiative at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship from scholars who work on the Ancient world from an interdisciplinary and contemporary perspective. We especially welcome applications from scholars whose research interests intersect with projects and topics in ongoing CCP research and teaching. Examples include but are not limited to: democratic theory and practice; the reception of classical texts; democracy-building and citizenship in transitional societies; rhetorical invention and discourses of ethical life; Ancient philosophy and philosophy of science.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as Politics, Comparative Literature, Rhetoric, Classics, History, Philosophy, or another related discipline. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in research and teaching, a record of communicating research results via publications and/or professional presentations, and be willing and able to participate in collaborative, interdisciplinary research and teaching.
This nine month, full time, position will be available starting August 16, 2014 and ending May 15, 2015. Salary is $40,000-$45,000 depending on experience.
For full consideration, applications must be received by February 3, 2014. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research interests, a writing sample, and three letters of reference to: Jill Frank, Director, Classics in Contemporary Perspectives, Department of Political Science, Gambrell Hall, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.
The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.