Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Anglophone & World Literature advertised during the 2021-2022 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2022.

Link to next year: Anglophone and World Literature / Postcolonial 2022-2023


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

===Example University (State/Province, Country).=== Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates:

Please mark the title of the position using Sub Heading 1 (in the Visual Editor) or three equals signs === both before and after the position title === in the Source Editor so that they are automatically added to the Table of Contents.

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.

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See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2021-2022 .

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Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[]

Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA): Tenure Track OPEN RANK. Tenure-track or tenured position in Postcolonial Literatures, to begin Fall 2022. Oct 15, 2021.

Any info on this job search? Have they asked for additional information or interviews? Seconding this ask. Update: 12/17 Rejection, no interview.

Interview invites circulated 12/17

Any updates on campus visits? 01/12 - Campus visit invitation sent out on 01/11

University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, Wisconsin, USA): Tenure track OPEN RANK. Tenure-track or tenured position in Global Black Literatures ("the department is particularly interested in scholars with expertise in African American, African, Caribbean, Afro-Latinx, and Black diasporic anglophone literatures."), to begin Fall 2022. Nov 28, 2021.

12/16 - Interview Request

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD): Assistant Professor of Global Anglophone Literatures, to begin Fall 2022. Deadline Oct 20, 2021.;

Updates: 11/2 — received an invitation to submit further materials;

Rejection post further materials: week of december 5th

Baruch College, City University of New York (New York, NY): Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Drama and Performance Studies (U.S. and/or world anglophone), to begin in Fall 2022. Deadline October 23, 2021.

Washington and Lee (Lexington, Virginia) Tenure-track position in Indigenous or Postcolonial Literatures (Due Sept. 27). Updates: 10/5 - request for more materials.

Has anyone received an interview invite?

11/9 - Yes, interviewed last week.

2X Has anyone heard back after the first-round interviews?---11/26 heard from a friend that campus vists are already underway.

Berry College: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Literature and Writing (application due Oct 30). 11/20 - First-round interview in the week of 11/15. Has anyone heard about campus visits?

University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA). Assistant Professor (TT). Comparative Modernisms. Deadline Dec. 6, 2021.

1/16 Any news on this? (This is also listed in Comp Lit and there's no news their either at present)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas: Assistant Professor of Contemporary British Multiethnic/Global Anglophone Literatures (due Oct 15).

11/12- Request for additional materials.

Anyone heard about interviews?---11/26: interview invites went out earlier this week

12/13- Campus visit invites went out

Any news whether the position has been closed?

Willamette University (Salem, OR) Assistant Professor of English, American Ethnic or Global Postcolonial Literatures. Candidates able to teach Latinx literature and Women's and Gender Studies--regardless of area of specialty--especially encouraged to apply. --

11/26 Request for additional materials. Any news on interviews?

12/16 No news yet. Others? 1/3 Any updates on this search??

From Ethnic Studies page: Update: Interview conducted 12/16 and invitation for campus visit 12/27

1/19 rejection letter

MIT, Assistant Professor, 20th-century English-language fiction (due 10/24)

11/12 - Request for writing sample.

12/8-any word on interviews? 12/27 Any updates on interviews? Zoom interview requests sent out on 12/5.

1/3 any updates? 2/22 I'm assuming this search is closed, but has anyone heard anything?

Fashion Insittute of Technology: faculty specialist in World Literature (New York, NY, USA). FT

-- Has anyone heard anything about this job? Any info on this search?

12/9 - campus visits took place last week.

12/14 - had zoom interview with them a month ago and then never heard back

12/22 -- has anyone heard back after campus visits?

University of Texas at El Paso, Assistant Professor of English/Anglophone Literature in the Atlantic World

--applications due by Nov. 1

--any updates?

Duke Kunshan University, Tenure-Track Open Rank Professor, World Literature with a focus on Africa

11/1 - call for interviews

11/17 - call for job talks

-- any updates??

1/15 -- rejection following early December job talk

Louisiana State University, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Global Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

--apps due Dec. 1

--any updates??

12/16 - interview invites sent out

1/21-- anyone hear back after Zoom interviews? any campus visit invitations?

Campus invites sent out 1/18

Centre College, Tenure Track Assistant Professor of English, specialization in postcolonial and/or transnational literatures

First-round interviews in the week of 12/13. Any updates on campus invites?

1/3 Has anyone heard back after the zoom interview?

Wittenberg University, Tenure-track Assistant Professor of English (Global Anglophone literature)

Zoom interviews in the week of 1/3. Any updates on campus visits?

Interviewed on 1/4. Haven't heard back yet . . .

1/18– Campus invites sent out today.

Jobs with 2022 Application Deadlines[]

Central Connecticut State University Assistant Professor of Anglophone and World Literatures in the Department of English (Due Jan 31, 2022)[]

2/22: Zoom Interview Invitation

Late March: Campus Interview scheduled

University of Central Florida (Orlando, Florida) TT Assistant Professor of South Asian Literatures (Due January 6, 2022).[]

2/10: Anyone heard back after interviews in late Jan?

Université de Moncton (New Brunswick, Canada). Professeur.e de littérature brittanique. Global Modernism, Black Atlantic, Diaspora Studies. 29 March 2022. TT. FT. Link to Job ad:

Note: this is a job at a French-Canadian university so the faculty meetings and things like that (including your official contract) will be in French; but the teaching and research can be in English.

Simmons University (Boston, MA) TT Assistant Professor in Global / Transnational / Postcolonial Literary Studies

Has anyone heard from Simmons?

03/17 Has anyone had any news?

3/19 - Nothing--and it appears that their Children's lit search has gone quiet as well. Has anyone contacted the Search Chair?

University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX) TT Assistant Professor of Literature with a specialization in transnational diasporic literary studies

Any word on this position?