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The Department of English at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professorship in American literature. We seek candidates with strengths in U.S. literature of the long nineteenth century who would also contribute to the American Studies Program at Northwestern; those with additional expertise in the early transatlantic, in environmental humanities, or in the continuing traditions of Native American/indigenous literatures and cultures are especially welcome to apply. 


For the initial application, please submit a letter, CV, dissertation/book abstract, writing sample (maximum 25 pages), and three letters of recommendation to Application materials are due by October 15 22, 2014. AA/EOE.


Please note: the application deadline for this position has been extended to October 22, 2014


The deadline for this search has passed.  We are no longer accepting applications.


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