University of California - Los Angeles, Comparative Literature
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The Department of Comparative Literature at UCLA seeks a scholar of extraordinary promise and vision for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Sub-Saharan African literature and Culture in comparative contexts beginning July 1, 2013. The successful candidate must have (1) advanced proficiency and a research interest in the literary traditions (written or oral) of at least one indigenous language, and (2) a research interest in either an English or a Portuguese language African literary tradition. We are also seeking a scholar who is able to create bridges and establish dialogues between cultures, disciplines or theoretical perspectives. The course load will include graduate and undergraduate teaching, including undergraduate lower division courses in world literature. Candidates should address a letter on interest and CV addressed to Professor Efrain Kristal, Chair at the following email address: email@example.com and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the same address. Letters should address the candidate’s potential as a scholar and, if appropriate, provide evidence of successful teaching. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply, and candidates are encouraged highlight their research or teaching activities that demonstrate a commitment to the needs of disadvantaged populations. To ensure full consideration materials must be submitted by Novemeber 23, 2012. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal opportunity employer. This job posting is subject to pending budgetary approval.
Efrain Kristal at firstname.lastname@example.org