Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in 20th and 21st-Century American Literature advertised during the 2021-2022 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2022.

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Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2021-2022

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Jobs for 2022[]

University of Bristol (UK) — Lecturer (tenure track equivalent) in 20th/21st C American Literature.

The Department of English at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Literature (Pathway 1, level b). We seek an outstanding colleague with expertise in any area of Modern and/or Contemporary American Literatures in English. Additional expertise in contemporary African-American writing, indigenous literatures of the Americas, and/or pre-1900 American literature is welcomed.

Deadline: May 12, 2022

University of Illinois at Springfield, Department of English and Modern Languages (Springfield, IL)[]

  • Updates:

Job posted on Dec 1, 2021

MIT, Assistant Professor, 20th-century English-language fiction (Cambridge, MA)[]

11/12: Request for more materials

12/08: Any updates?

Skidmore College, Visiting Assistant Professor, Asian American literature and culture (Saratoga Springs, NY)[]

  • One-year Visiting Assistant Professor of English in Asian American literature and culture. Additional expertise in postcolonial studies desirable. The 3/2 teaching load. NT/FT.
  • Deadline extended to March 17, 2022

Word on the Street[]