Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in English advertised during the 2023-2024 hiring season. This page is for jobs that start in 2024.

Last year's page: English Literature 2022-2023

6/6/24 Page for 2025 is now available: English Literature 2024-2025

Best of luck to everyone! If a link is red the page has not yet been created for this year - anyone can create a page, so if you want one please get it started. The moderator will clean up and standardize the formatting once new pages are started.

Salary information for AY 2023-2024 available at English Lit Salaries 2023-2024.

Salary information from past job seasons available at English Lit Salaries 2022-2023, English Lit Salaries 2021-2022, etc.

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

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2023-2024

British/Anglophone Literature[]

Medieval 2023-2024

Early Modern / Renaissance 2023-2024

Restoration / 18th Century British 2023-2024

Romanticism / Victorian / 19th Century British 2023-2024

Modern and Contemporary British 2023-2024

Anglophone and World Literature / Postcolonial 2023-2024

British Open 2023-2024

Irish, Scottish, or Welsh Literature 2023-2024

American/North American Literature[]

Early and 19th-Century American 2023-2024

20th and 21st-Century American 2023-2024

Ethnic Studies 2023-2024, including Asian American, Latino/a/x, Native American Literatures, etc.

African American Literature 2023-2024

American Open 2023-2024

North American Regional 2023-2024 (including U.S. South, American West, Canadian, Naval Literature, New England, etc.)

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

Applied Linguistics/TESOL 2023-2024

Children's and Young Adult 2023-2024

Classics 2023-2024

Community Colleges 2023-2024

Comparative Literature 2023-2024

Creative Writing 2024

Critical Theory 2023-2024 (not to be confused with Philosophy 2023-2024)

English Education / Primary and Secondary Literacy 2023-2024

Environmental Literature 2023-2024

Ethnic Studies 2023-2024

Film Studies 2023-2024

Generalist and Open 2023-2024

Linguistics 2023-2024

New Media and Digital Humanities 2023-2024

Queer/Women's/Gender Studies 2023-2024

Rhetoric and Composition 2023-2024

Theater / Drama 2023-2024

Translation Studies 2023-2024



under 30: 3

30-35: 3

36-40: 1

41-45: 1

46-50: 1

over 50:

prefer not to state age:




Early Modern / Renaissance:

Restoration / 18th-century British: 1

Romanticism / Victorian:

Modern and Contemporary British:

Anglophone and World Literature:

Irish, Scottish, or Welsh Literature:

Early and 19th-Century American: 3

20th and 21st-Century American:

Ethnic Studies:

African American Literature:

North American Regional (including U.S. South, American West, Canadian, Naval Literature, New England, etc.):

Applied Linguistics/TESOL:

Children's and Young Adult: 1


Comparative Literature:

Creative Writing:

Critical Theory: 1

English Education / Primary and Secondary Literacy:

Environmental Literature: 1

Ethnic Studies:

Film Studies: 1


New Media and Digital Humanities: 1

Queer/Women's/Gender Studies: 3

Rhetoric and Composition:

Theater / Drama: 1

Translation Studies:

Search Committee Lurker:

Employment Status

Unemployed and looking for job:

Administrative job/Publisher:

Employed in other field, wanting to re-enter academia:

Employed in other field, just trying to break into academia:

Finishing MFA or Ph.D. & going on the market: 4

Have fellowship after MFA or Ph.D. & going on the market:

Working as adjunct/lecturer, looking for TT job: 1

Have visiting gig, looking for TT: 1

Have fixed-term gig, looking for TT:

Have visiting gig, looking for another visiting gig (not TT):

Have TT job and looking for new one: 1

Have TT job and on the market because of a spouse/partner:

Had TT job but quit to go on the market because of spouse/partner:

Have TT job and want to keep it but need an offer elsewhere to get a raise:

Tenured and on the market because of a spouse/partner:

Have tenure but looking for new job:

Tenured at undergrad-only institution, looking for job in MFA program:

Tenured, looking for visiting position:

Permanent NTT job, looking for tenured job:

Window shopping:

Have "SR" NTT job, looking for tenured job:


PhD only:

PhD and MA: 7

PhD and MFA:

PhD (Creative Writing), MFA, and MA:

PhD (Literature), MFA, and MA:

PhD (Rhetoric), MFA, and MA:


Published articles: 5

Published chapters:

First academic book under contract:

First book published: 1

First book published, second book under contract:

Second book published:

Second book published, third under contract:

Multiple books published: