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Job Posting: UC Irvine-Assistant Professor, Literary Theory and Criticism

Assistant Professor, Literary Theory and Criticism

Job #JPF02696
  • School of Humanities - School of Humanities

Recruitment Period

Open Jan 5, 2015 through Feb 15, 2015

Description

The School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine invites applications from outstanding individuals for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in the field of Literary Theory and Criticism. We especially seek individuals with profoundly interdisciplinary and philosophical backgrounds who can foreground and model significant new approaches to critical analysis. UC Irvine has a long and proud reputation in the area of critical theory, and the candidate will be expected to contribute to the further development of Critical Theory at UC Irvine. Appointment may be in any of the following departments: Comparative Literature, East Asian Languages and Literatures, English, European Languages and Studies, Spanish and Portuguese. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by July 1, 2015 and must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching.

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position by visiting: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02696. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although first consideration will be given to completed applications received by February 15, 2014.


(1) Cover Letter containing a brief research and teaching statement
(2) Curriculum Vitae (3) Minimum of three letters of recommendation (4) A writing sample or publication (5) Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact Mindy Han, Director of Personnel at mindyhan@uci.edu or (949) 824-1720.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://www.humanities.uci.edu/SOH/

Requirements

Documents

·        Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
·        Cover Letter - Cover letter containing a brief research and teaching statement.
·        Statement of Research
(Optional)
·        Statement of Teaching
(Optional)
·        Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
·        Misc / Additional - Writing sample or publication.

References

3-5 letters of reference required

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information.
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02696

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