Native American Literature

The Department of English at UCLA invites applications for a tenure-track position in Native American Literature, with rank ranging from assistant professor through early associate professor. We welcome candidates whose teaching, research, and service reflect a commitment to diversity and excellence. Candidates should demonstrate engagement with interdisciplinary approaches and topics such as sovereignty and indigeneity, print and material culture, works in translation, non-alphabet-based indigenous forms of writing, visual culture, oral traditions, ecocriticism, gender and sexuality, hemispheric and global perspectives, first contact and trans-border/intercultural contact, exploration and settler colonialism, ethnomusicology, anthropology, law, cultural heritage and repatriation, and language preservation and revitalization. The Department also welcomes creative writing candidates specializing in fiction or non-fiction who can teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the scholarly field.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 20-page writing sample, and three letters of recommendation via the UCLA Recruit system at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03223. Application dossiers are due by November 15, 2017; interviews will be conducted via teleconferencing. The position is subject to final administrative approval.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Old English/Early Medieval English Literature and Language

The Department of English at UCLA invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Old English or Early Medieval English Literature and Language. We welcome candidates whose teaching, research, and service reflect a commitment to diversity and excellence. Candidates should demonstrate engagement with the changing dynamics of the field both methodologically and topically, including (though not limited to) race, gender, post-colonial studies, global medievalisms, manuscript and material culture, disability studies, ecocriticism, digital scholarship, and new approaches to the history of English, and its regional and global futures.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 20-page writing sample, and three letters of recommendation via the UCLA Recruit system at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03233. Application dossiers are due by November 1, 2017; interviews will be via teleconferencing in early December. The position is subject to final administrative approval.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Lectureship

The Department of English invites applications for full and/or part-time lecturers to teach introductory literature and writing courses. Although no position is currently available, late or unexpected openings occur on occasion and applications will be kept on file. PhD in English Literature as well as excellent teaching, communication, and interpersonal skills are required. 

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and dossier including three letters of recommendation to Abigail Martinez, Academic Personnel Officer,  via UCLA Academic Recruit https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01870.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and the Program has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. In an effort to promote and maintain a healthy environment for our students, visitors, and employees, UCLA is a tobacco-free environment effective April 22, 2013. For more information, please view the policy at: https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/UCLA_tobacco_free_task_force?sectionid=8710.