Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in African-American literature, beginning Fall 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates who, in addition to having an expertise in several areas of their field, are qualified to offer courses on race in American literature at large (colonial to the present). The successful candidate will display a broad interdisciplinary range in their research and teaching, as well as a commitment to supporting student work and developing curricular offerings in African-American studies.
Application materials must include: cover letter, CV, two proposed course descriptions and syllabi, writing sample, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.
Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/.