Pitzer College — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, English and World Literature

Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges in California, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2017 in Postcolonial and/or World Anglophone Literatures. Also desirable are secondary research and teaching interests in Indian Ocean literatures including East African, South/South-East Asian, and Middle Eastern diasporic literatures, theatre and performance studies, and critical theory. The hired candidate will teach 5 courses annually. A Ph.D. in English or comparable field, by time of appointment is required. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda and a deep commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and teaching.

Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinarperspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

To view the full position description, please visit Faculty Positions at Pitzer or enter the following address in your browser: http://pitweb.pitzer.edu/dean-of-faculty/faculty-positions-pitzer/825. Deadline: October 28, 2016 or until the position is filled.

About Pitzer College
Pitzer College — a private, undergraduate, coeducational college of the liberal arts and sciences — is consistently ranked among the best such colleges in the country. Located in Claremont, California, a city about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Pitzer is a member of The Claremont Colleges consortium and benefits from the shared resources of seven institutions.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
Pitzer College adheres to both the letter and the spirit of Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, medical condition, or veteran status, in the administration of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other College-administered programs, and employment policies. Pitzer strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.