Assistant Professor in South Asian Literature

Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Minnesota
Minnesota, United States
Jun 01, 2017
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning fall semester 2018 (08/27/2018). We seek expertise in the analysis of South Asian literature or other cultural texts from the modern period. Areas of interest will include postcolonial, gender/sexuality, and religious studies. Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). Appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor consistent with collegiate and University policy.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in South Asian Studies, Comparative Literature, or related field and teaching experience.

Full description and application procedures are available at

To apply, search for Job Opening ID 317494 and follow the instructions. Please attach a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a sample of your scholarly research (a published article or chapter). Priority will be given to applications received by July 1, 2017. Incomplete or emailed applications will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.