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Position Details
Posting ID: 16027
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of 20th-Century American Literature
Category: Tenure-track
Department: Literature
Department URL:
Description: The Department of Literature of Claremont McKenna College seeks to fill a position for an assistant or associate professor in 20th-Century American Literature, preferably with a specialization in African-American Literature, to begin Fall 2018. The teaching requirement is four semester courses per year, three literature courses and one first-year writing seminar. Ph.D. should be in hand or expected before the start of AY 2018-19. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will not only show promise and distinction as a scholar, but also excel in teaching and mentoring the talented and diverse student body of Claremont McKenna and the other Claremont Colleges.
and Timetable:
Please submit electronic copies of (i) a letter of application, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) dossier of recommendations, (iv) student evaluations, and (v) writing sample (no more than twenty-five pages) by November 1, 2017.

Claremont McKenna College is a highly selective undergraduate institution ranked among the top liberal arts colleges nationally. CMC is a member of the Claremont Colleges, which also include Pomona, Scripps, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd, the Claremont Graduate University, and the Keck Graduate Institute for Applied Science. Collectively, the Claremont Colleges constitute an academic community of 6,000 students. Claremont is situated 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

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