Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in British Literature with an Open or Generalist specialization advertised during the 2023-2024 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2024.

6/6/24: Page for 2025 is now available: British Open 2024-2025

Last year's page: British Open 2022-2023

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Please add jobs in the following format and order them chronologically by posting date (newest postings at the top).

  1. Example University. Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s).

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 2023-2024

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Jobs for 2024[]

  1. Belmont Abbey College in Charlotte, NC. Assistant or Associate Professor (British Literature). TT. 10/15.
  2. National University of Singapore. Assistant Professor (Shakespeare, Romanticism, or Asian Literature). TT. May 15, 2024, but will review applications until filled. See
  3. University of Montana Western in Dillon, MT. Assistant or Associate Professor (British Literature, 18th to 21st century). TT. "Immediately but will remain open until filled."

Word on the Street[]

Montana Western

Any news? (01/08)

*Interview request, 1/29

*Campus visit interview for mid-March, 2/23

Has anyone heard back from University of Saint Joseph?

3/23: campus visit request from Columbia College

4/10: Has anyone heard from the University of York?