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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Literature
Stevens Institute of Technology

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2021
Title Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Literature
University Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Literature - General

Job Description

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Literature

Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Literature. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Literature or related field with an active interdisciplinary research agenda and university-level teaching experience.

The successful candidate will be dedicated to interdisciplinary approaches to literature at the intersection of other humanistic disciplines and/or STEM fields. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to the study of transnational or minoritarian literatures. Possible areas of research interest include but are not limited to the following: Science Fiction (with an emphasis on African or Hispanic Diasporas, the Global South, Queer Theory, or Borderlands), Techno-cultural Studies, Afrofuturism, Environmental Humanities / Anthropocene Fictions, Film / Media Theory, Health Humanities, Evocriticism, or Literature in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies.  We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

Stevens Institute of Technology, founded in 1870, is located in Hoboken, NJ, directly across the Hudson River from New York City. Stevens students, faculty, and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research, and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems, and technology management. The College of Arts and Letters contributes to the mission of Stevens with programs that engage in research and creative activity at the intersection of science, technology, the arts, humanities, and social science in ways that benefit society.

Candidates interested in applying should prepare an application that includes a letter of intent, current C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and the names and contact information for three references. Please combine all materials into a single document (MSWord or PDF) for submission. Review of applications will begin on January 3rd, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

All applications must be submitted electronically through the HR website at:…

For more information about Stevens and the College of Arts and Letters, please visit…

For more information please contact Dr. Anthony Pennino at

College of Arts and Letters

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