The Department of English at the University of Illinois at
Chicago invites applications for a tenure track position as
Assistant Professor of English, specializing in U. S. Latinx
Literature and Culture, beginning Fall 2022. In addition to
demonstrated expertise in Latinx Literature and Culture, areas of
focus might include Hemispheric Studies, Black Studies, Indigenous
Studies, Film and Media Studies, Theater and Performance Studies,
Environmental Studies, or Gender and Sexuality Studies. The
successful applicant will demonstrate a research agenda of
substantial promise and a commitment to teaching a diverse student
body. The teaching load is 2-2. Located in the heart of Chicago,
the UIC English Department is home to a wide variety of student
programs and award-winning faculty research and writing. We are the
largest humanities major at UIC, and offer MA and PhD programs in
English Studies, Creative Writing, and English Education.
Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of
For fullest consideration please complete an on-line application
including a letter of application, CV, writing sample, and either
the names and email addresses of three references or a link to a
dossier service, by October 29, 2021. To begin the application
process, follow the “create account” link before proceeding to the
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equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a
culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to
teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We are
committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race,
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gender identity, Veteran or disability status.
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