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Professor of English and of African American Studies

Yale University: Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Humanities: African American Studies

Professor of English and of African American Studies

Location: New Haven, CT

The Departments of African American Studies and English at Yale University seek to hire a scholar of Anglophone Caribbean literatures in a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, as commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.  The appointment will carry full membership in both departments.  Field specialization may include candidates whose work places Anglophone Caribbean literatures in comparative relation to other Caribbean literatures and cultures, to the broader Black Diaspora, to the US, and/or to other global literary traditions. Duties include teaching and advising at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including service contributions to Yale University’s Joint PhD Program in African American Studies and English.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.

Please submit a letter of application, your c.v. including a list of referees, a research statement, and a teaching statement addressed to the African American Studies and English Department Joint Search Committee at

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017.