Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Environmental Literature advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.

Next year's page: Environmental Literature 2021-2022


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Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[]

1. The College of New Jersey (NJ, US) - TT Assistant Professor - Literature and the Environment

The English Department at TCNJ seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Literature and the Environment. Applicants must have a dissertation and scholarship that focuses on literature and the environment, eco-criticism, and/or the environmental humanities. Although applicants may specialize in any historical or cultural field of Anglophone literature, we are particularly interested in scholars with a secondary specialization in one or more of the following: digital humanities, 19th-century British and/or Modernist literature, or the intersections of environmental studies and race. The successful candidate will teach six undergraduate courses per academic year (with possible course releases for active scholars); conduct research of nationally recognized quality; advise and mentor students; and participate in service activities at the department, school, and college levels. Graduate teaching in our M.A. program is also available on an occasional basis, as is involvement with TCNJ's growing Environmental Studies Minor.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in English or a closely related field by August, 2021. Review of applications will begin on November 6th, with preference given to applications received by this date.

To apply, please upload the following items via our Taleo system -

  • Cover letter describing qualifications as well as teaching and research interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Names and contact information for three references 
  • A 20-30 page or article-length writing sample

Any questions about the position should be directed to Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.


Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[]

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