Academic Jobs Wiki

Page for Academic Positions in English Literature (and related fields) that start in 2019.

Last year's page: English Literature 2017-2018

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.

From the MLA JIL: 2018–19 Listings: The JIL database will reopen for searching on 10 September.

Salary information for AY 2019-2020 available at English Lit Salaries 2019-2020

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Salary information from past job seasons available at English Lit Salaries for AY 2018-2019, English Lit Salaries for AY 2016-2017 and English Lit Salaries for AY 2015-2016.

You can add / view information about publishing in literary studies journals at Literary Studies Journals.

British/Anglophone Literature[]


Early Modern/Renaissance

Restoration/18th-Century British

Romanticism/Victorian/19th-Century British

Modern and Contemporary British

Anglophone and World Literature/Postcolonial

British Open

Irish Literature

American/North American Literature[]

Early and 19th-Century American

20th and 21st-Century American

African American

Ethnic American Literature (including Latino/a/x, Asian American, Native American Literatures)

American Open

American South

Canadian Literature

Generalist, Non-National Categories, & English-Related Disciplines[]

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 2018-2019


New Media and Digital Humanities

Queer/Women's/Gender Studies


Theatre / Drama

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