Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The English Department of Haverford College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in the area of Asian-American literature during the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic school years. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome, as are approaches involving comparative scholarship across Chicanx/Latinx Studies and/or indigenous studies.

Desirable teaching subfields include film studies, performance studies, gender and sexuality studies, and/or creative writing. The visitor will teach a total of five courses over the academic year, including classes at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. The successful candidate will demonstrate readiness to teach a diverse student body and provide evidence of a strong and on-going research program that is open to inclusion of undergraduates. Candidates must have completed the requirements for the PhD by August 1, 2021. Candidates should submit application materials via Interfolio @ .

Questions about the position may be addressed to Asali Solomon, Chair, Department of English, Haverford College ( asolomon [at] ). Materials should include a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, c.v., 20-25 page writing sample, syllabi for proposed introductory and advanced courses, and three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin immediately; those received by June 19, 2021 will receive the fullest consideration.

For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or help [at] ( ) .

Haverford College is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in suburban Philadelphia, enrolling approximately 1200 undergraduates. Committed to superb teaching and research, it offers small class sizes and competitive salary and benefits. See the English Department's website at

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College's educational mission.

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