Academic Jobs Wiki

Page for Academic Positions in English Literature (and related fields) that start in Fall 2014.

Last year's page: English Literature 2013

NEW PAGE for positions that begin in 2015: English Literature 2014-2015

In addition to the MLA JIL, jobs may be posted at The Chronicle of Higher Education,, Inside Higher Ed, H-Net, Academic Careers Online and HERC.

OFFER MADE? OFFER ACCEPTED?: Share salary information for English Literature or Creative Writing Jobs at English Lit Salaries for AY 2014-2015. Post salary information for Rhet/Comp Jobs at Rhetoric/Composition Salaries for AY 2014-15.

A new Wiki on academic journals in the Humanities has been started. You can add / view information about publishing in literary studies journals at Literary Studies Journals.

From MLA JIL: "Please note: The online JIL will close for the summer on 26 July. There will be no further updates to the list after 5 July. The database of new job listings for the fall will be available for searching online beginning 13 September."

  • Does anyone know what time they will post the updated list? 
  • The list is supposed to be updated by noon Eastern time every Friday.

British/Anglophone Literature[]


Early Modern/Renaissance

Restoration/18th-Century British

Romanticism/Victorian/19th-Century British

Modern and Contemporary British

British Open

Anglophone and World Literature/Postcolonial

Irish Literature

American/North American Literature[]

Early and 19th-Century American

20th and 21st-Century American

African American

Other Ethnic American (including Latino/a, Asian, Native American)

American South

American Open

Canadian Literature

Generalist and Non-National Categories[]

Children's and Young Adult Lit. / English Education / Primary and Secondary Literacy

Community Colleges

Comparative Literature

Creative Writing

Critical Theory

Environmental Literature

Film Studies

Generalist and Open

Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2013-14


New Media and Digital Humanities

Queer/Women's/Gender Studies


Theatre / Drama