The Program in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies invites applications for the position of Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies to begin July 2018. The successful candidate will assume the Directorship of the program for an initial 3 year term on a rotating basis, teach two courses per semester, and engage in service to the College, University and the profession. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D in comparative literature or a discipline relevant to the position, a strong record of scholarly activity, substantial teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a record of service to the profession. Desirable areas of specialization include: translation studies, literary theory, literary modernities, world literature. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose scholarly interests include East-West literary relations.

Please submit a CV, a cover letter that addresses teaching and research, and the names and contact information of three senior academics that can serve as referees to: Deadline for applications is November 5th.

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