Princeton University — Assistant Professor, African American Literature and Culture

African American Literature and Culture, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track.
Anticipated start date, September 1, 2017

Princeton University’s Departments of African American Studies and English invite applications at the assistant professor level from scholars specializing in African American and diasporic literature and culture of the long 19th century (c.1789-1914). Princeton University is committed to undergraduate as well as graduate teaching and advising, and the successful candidate will teach at all levels and supervise doctoral research. This is a joint position between the Department of African American Studies and the Department of English.

Please apply online at: with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a dissertation or book abstract, writing sample (under 30 pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy. For full consideration, please submit your application by November 25, 2016.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.