Academic Jobs Wiki

Page for Academic Positions in English Literature (and related fields) that start in 2019-2020.

Last year's page: English Literature 2018-2019

Salary information for AY 2020-2021 available at English Lit Salaries 2020-2021.

Salary information from past job seasons available at English Lit Salaries 2019-2020English Lit Salaries for AY 2018-2019English 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.

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2019-2020

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, Scottish, or Welsh Literature

American/North American Literature[]

Early and 19th-Century American

20th and 21st-Century American

Ethnic Studies, including African American, Asian American, Latino/a/x, Native American Literatures, etc.

American Open

American Regional (including American South, American West, Naval Literature, New England, etc.)

Canadian Literature

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

Applied Linguistics/TESOL

Children's and Young Adult


Community Colleges

Comparative Literature

Creative Writing

Critical Theory

English Education / Primary and Secondary Literacy

Environmental Literature

Ethnic Studies

Film Studies

Generalist and Open

Jewish Studies


New Media and Digital Humanities


Queer/Women's/Gender Studies


Theatre / Drama

Translation Studies