Academic Jobs Wiki

Welcome to this year’s wiki! This wiki should include only academic positions in Romanticism / Victorian / 19th Century British Literature that begin in Spring or Fall 2022 or Spring 2023.

Last year's page: Romanticism / Victorian / 19th Century British 2020-2021

Other relevant pages: Restoration / 18th Century British 2021-2022 and British Open 2021-2022


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Jobs with 2021 Deadlines[]

Baruch College, City University of New York (New York, NY) -- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor with a specialization in the poetry of Britain, Ireland, and the British Empire of the long nineteenth century with an emphasis on Romanticism. Review of applications will start on November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Job ad:

Any word on interviews? (12/7)

I'd love to know too... (12/15)

Any updates? (1/3)

Call to schedule interview (1/5)

Any news on job talks? (question asked on 1/25)

Surely finalists must have been invited for their virtual campus visit by now? (2/15) Yes.

Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa): "2-year Visiting Assistant Professor of English beginning fall 2022. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory creative writing courses, topics-based first year writing courses, and upper-level courses in British-focused 19th century literature..."

4/1: request for Zoom interview

Emory University (Atlanta, GA) --Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-Century British and/or Anglophone Literature and Culture. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. First-round interviews will be conducted on Zoom starting mid-December. Interfolio ad:

- Any word on interviews? (12/2)

- Zoom interview request (12/6)

- Any news on campus visits? (1/4)

- Email to schedule virtual campus visit (1/7)

--search concluded

Hampden-Sydney College (Farmville, VA)--Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Victorian literature. Review of files will begin Friday, November 5, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled, and initial interviews will be conducted online. Job Ad (MLS JIL):

- Any update? (12/6)

- Zoom interviews request (12/1)

-Any news on campus visits? (1/4)

-Any news on campus visits? (1/30)

- Email saying position is filled and search is closed (2/22)

Jacksonville State Univesity (Jacksonville, AL)--Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English, 19th Century British Literature that may preference candidates with a subspecialty in pedagogy and/or film studies. MLA Jobs List and HigherEdJobs (post expired). Deadline October 15, 2021.

- Zoom interview 12/2

-Any news on campus visits? (1/10)

-Virtual campus visit for end of January/beginning of February

Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel) -- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor with expertise in the literature and culture of Britain in the long nineteenth century. Deadline: August 20, 2021 [deadline recently extended till 31 August 2021]. Job Ad (MLA JIL):

- Any word on interviews from Tel Aviv?

-Interview request (12/13)

Texas State University: Tenure-track Assistant professor, specialty in 19th Century British literature and culture, with preference given to the ability to teach and conduct research in one (or more) of the following areas: studies of empire and race; gender studies/early first wave feminism; (new) media studies. Deadline November 12, 2021. Updates:

Any word on interviews? (12/7)

Any updates (1/3)?

Zoom interview request 12/11

Texas Woman's University: Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of English specializing in British literature of the Victorian, modern, or contemporary periods... Due November 1, 2021.

Additional materials requested on 11/17

Zoom interview requested on 1/14

I heard they already did first round interviews. To the above poster, is this a first-round interview or a campus visit? (1/16)

Hello! OP here. My above comment is about an interview, not a campus visit.

Any news on campus visits? (1/30)

Invitation for a campus visit to take place the first week of March (2/17)

Queens University (Kingston, Ontario) -- tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in literatures of the long 19th century with a critical focus on ‘Undisciplining’ the Literatures of Empire. Deadline: Dec 6, 2021. Job Ad (Dept website):

Any updates? (1/13)

Currently doing online campus interviews (1/15)

University of Miami (Miami, FL, USA). Assistant/Associate Professor. Race and Empire in Literature in English before 1900. Deadline: 11/12/2021.

  1. 12/04 Materials request. x2

----Any updates since the request for materials?

Any updates (1/4)?

According to the Medievalists' page, a candidate received an interview invitation on 1/4.

University of Denver (Denver, CO) -- tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Victorian Literature with expertise in the literatures of the former British Empire, including the transatlantic/global novel in English to begin in Fall 2022.

1. any updates?

Zoom interview request 11/29

Email to schedule campus visit 1/18/22

Young Harris College (Young Harris, GA) -- tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Romanticism/Victorian Lit/ 19th Century British. Review of applications is underway and will continue until position is filled. Position will begin in Fall 2022.

Webex interview request (2/23)

campus visits scheduled (3/24)

Microsoft Teams interview request (5/4)

Word on the Street[]