The University of California, Davis, Department of English invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in black studies grounded in literary and cultural studies. Applicant should have research and teaching interests in American, African, and/or African Diasporic materials. We welcome but do not require candidates in research areas that complement existing areas of strength on our campus, including environmental humanities, popular cultures, media studies, performance studies, and/or gender and sexuality studies. Applicants should be able to teach a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the field. Ph.D. in English or a related field is required and must be in hand by September 1, 2018.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a writing sample, three (3) letters of reference, and a statement of contributions to diversity through the online application form: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu . Applications must be received by November 3, 2017.
The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity.
We are actively seeking faculty who aspire to educate a student body rich in diversity with respect to gender, ethnicity, first-generation students, socioeconomic status, and academic interests.
Cover Letter - (Include discussion of research and teaching interests)
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Writing Sample - (No more than 25 pages)
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.