Academic Jobs Wiki

Page for Academic Positions in English Literature (and related fields) that start in Fall 2015.

Last year's page: English Literature 2013-14

NEW PAGE for AY 2016-2017 jobs: English Literature 2015-2016

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 at English Lit Salaries for AY 2015-2016 .

A 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.

NOTE from MLA JIL: "The JIL will not be updated with new listings after 11 July, and the database will be closed to searching beginning 31 July. The JIL will reopen for searching on 12 September."

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