Academic Jobs Wiki

Page for Academic Positions that begin in Fall 2011

Last Year's Page: English Literature Jobs AY 2010-2011

New Page for jobs that begin in Fall 2012 or later: English Literature 2012-2013

According to MLA JIL (English): "The database of new job listings for the fall will be available for searching online beginning 16 September."

  • And so it begins...

See Talk:English Literature 2011-2012 for general discussion of the state of the market and job seeking strategies.

See English Lit Salaries 2011-2012 to add / view salary information for the coming academic year.

Jobs also posted at The Chronicle of Higher Education,, Inside Higher Ed, H-Net and Academic Careers Online


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American Open

Canadian Literature

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