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Assistant Professor in Multiethnic and Latinx Literature

SUNY New Paltz English Department
New Paltz, New York
Date posted
Oct 7, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Multiethnic and Latinx Literature


The English Department at SUNY New Paltz invites applications for a tenure-track position with a specialization in Multiethnic Literature and teaching expertise in Latinx Literature. Candidates will be expected to develop and teach courses in Multiethnic and Latinx Literature, which might include Latino/a, diasporic, borderland, and/or immigrant narratives and intersectionalities.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including general education and introductory literature and writing courses as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The candidate hired for this position will also hold affiliate status in the Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies Program at SUNY New Paltz and will teach at least one course per year in that program. The standard teaching load for this position is 18 credits per year. For more information about the English Department, please visit our website: 


We welcome applicants from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented on college campuses, especially Latinx scholars, working on issues of race who are committed to diversity and inclusion in their scholarship and teaching and who are invested in doing this work collaboratively with our faculty. To this end, we ask that candidates include, among their application materials, a separate statement identifying past experience that promotes equity and diversity and/or describing plans to make future contributions to more inclusive representation of racialized minorities in the applicant’s area of expertise, in affiliate programs, and in the academy more broadly. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please visit this link:


Applicants must have a PhD in English or related field or supply solid indication of imminent completion. Applicants should submit the following materials electronically: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a description of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, the one-page diversity statement referred to above, a sample of ongoing research, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. To apply please visit


If you have questions about the application process or are an individual with a disability and need assistance, please call (845) 257-3675. 


Applications accepted until the position is filled: priority given to those received by November 1st.   



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