Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Early & 19th-Century American Literature advertised during the 2021-2022 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2022.

Last year's page: Early and 19th-Century American 2020-2021

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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[]

Clark University - C19 American Literature[]

App Due: Nov. 1

Email Rejection: Nov. 16

Request for additional materials: Nov. 16

12/09: Request for interview [x2]

12/28: Any updates?

12/29: No campus visit

Colby College - Transatlantic Literatures, 1800-1945[]

App due: Nov. 1

12/09: any word? RE: Zoom interviews were held 12/14

Howard University - American Literature to 1865[]

App Due: Nov. 30

1/13: any updates?

1/14: Zoom interviews held 1/12-1/13

1/14: campus visit invite

Texas State University - Pre-1900 American Literature & Culture[]

App due: Nov. 17

12/10: Any word?

12/7 - Interview Invitation Received

Tufts - Multiethnic American Literature to 1900[]

App due: Nov. 1

12/07: Request for interview

01/08- Any updates?

01/12-Campus Visit invite

01/18-Hilariously late rejection sent

02/11-Any updates?

Xavier University - American Literature (19th C expertise preferred)[]

App due: Nov. 15

12/10: any word?

12/30: Interviews Scheduled

1/26: Any updates?

Stetson University - 19th C Transatlantic Literature[]

App due: November 29

12/14: any word?

12/14: Interviews scheduled

2/2: any updates on campus visits?

2/26: Offer accepted.

Word on the Street[]

Anybody know anything about Xavier? Job ad said they would be doing interviews mid-Dec.