Full Time Tenure-Track
Assistant Professor of English
Department of English

POSITION and qualifications:

Tenure-track assistant professor with specialization in Trans-Atlantic Literatures in Global Context. The English Department seeks to hire a cultural studies scholar with the desire and proven ability to develop interdisciplinary courses that cross-fertilize with a range of other disciplines such as economics, global studies, environmental sciences, health sciences, and others in ways that prepare students for the professional world. The successful candidate will have experience teaching traditional courses and periods in  U.S. and British literature at the undergraduate and graduate level, including survey courses,an introductory disciplinary writing course, as well as a range of creative and critical courses developed from an interdisciplinary cultural studies perspective, which might include specialized writing courses at all levels. PhD required.


Interested applicants should send

  • a cover letter
  • c.v.
  • three letters of recommendation

Please submit all materials to:

Tim Libretti
Chair of the English Department

Applications must be received by November 25 to receive full consideration.


Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals.