Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Posted
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Ref
03908
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position Description:

The Department of Comparative Literature seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor position (open area) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or a related field by July 1, 2019. The Department is particularly interested in applicants who study Modern Arabic, Gender Studies, and/or Race & Ethnicity from a comparatist and translingual perspective. 

Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter, and three letters of reference. 

All application items except letters of reference may only be submitted via the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website at https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu for posting 03908. The closing date for applications is November 30, 2018. 

Letters of reference should be submitted by referee(s) using one or more of the following methods: 

  1. through the Academic Careers website;
  2. by email to: isagor@uchicago.edu or
  3. through third-party relay service, Interfolio. 

Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.  

Additional Information or Requirements:

Statement:

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.  

Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Reference Contact Info