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Assistant Professor of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.
Faculty Position (11530)

The English Department at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S. (MELUS). This is a full-time tenure-track position.

Area of Specialization: Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS) with a primary area of specialization in either Asian American, Latina/Latino, or Native American Literatures.

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: Teaching three four-credit courses per semester in introductory Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States as well as upper level courses in primary area of specialization; helping build both the Ethnic and Global Literatures minors and the English major as well as working closely with the implementation of existing courses and the development of new courses; participating in the activities and service of the department and university. Utilization of effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in English by time of appointment (MELUS or specific area of specialization mentioned above).

Preferred Qualifications: Secondary interest in American Studies.

Applications received by October 15, 2017 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin in August 2018. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: a) A letter of application that should indicate the position for which they are applying and then outline education history, teaching experience, and interest (including possible secondary areas of specialization), publication record, scholarly research activities and interests; b) curriculum vitae; and c) three (3) blind letters from professional references provided directly by the reference or by an Online Credential Service Provider sent directly to If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Chair, Dr. James King at All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application on the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send documents via e-mail.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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