Assistant Professor of World Anglophone Literature

Position Summary: 

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2024. We invite applications from candidates with teaching and research interests in World Anglophone Literature. The hired candidate will teach on the Boca Raton campus. We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service. Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule. Faculty teach and mentor graduate students enrolled in the department's Master’s Degree programs in English and Creative Writing as well as the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters interdisciplinary Ph. D. program.

Further information about the Department can be found at:

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • The new hire will be responsible to the Chair of English
  • Responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities.
  • Responsible for academic advising and related activities.
  • The new hire may represent the department, college, and/or university, on college, university and/or Statewide committees.
  • The new hire may contribute to the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Interdisciplinary Ph. D program in Comparative Studies.
  • If appropriate to the hire’s research, the new hire may contribute to FAU’s Certificate Programs in Asian Studies, Ethnic Studies, Classical Studies, Peace, Justice and Human Rights, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Sexuality and Gender Education.  

The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to thoughtfully engaging all communities in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the various internal and external communities that it serves.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a PhD in English or Comparative Literature, or related field, at the time of appointment. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant teaching experience at the college level, publication record in the field.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Arts and Letters


Boca Raton

Application Deadline:

November 18, 2023