1. Assistant Professor in African American Literature
The Department of English at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in African American literature. Candidates working in any period or area are encouraged to apply and those working in fields that complement our strengths in black diaspora and African studies by engaging the fields of ethnic and American studies are especially welcome.
For the initial application, please submit a letter, CV, dissertation/book abstract, writing sample of 20-25 pages, and three letters of recommendation. AA/EOE.
Application materials were due by November 4, 2013. The deadline for this position has past.
2. Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Medieval Literature
The English Department of Northwestern University seeks a one-year, full-time Postdoctoral Fellow in any area of medieval English literature. Old English, Anglo-Norman, and comparative projects especially welcome. Must have Ph.D. in hand by start date of Sept. 1, 2014. Teaching load of 3 upper-division courses on a quarter system. Please submit application, CV, writing sample (max. 25 pages), and names of 3 recommenders to Barbara Newman, Dept. of English, 1897 Sheridan Road, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, before deadline of Jan. 30. AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.