The Department of English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Indigenous Literatures and Cultures. Candidates are expected to demonstrate and maintain an active research agenda in the field. They can expect to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the field and adjacent/secondary interests (3/2 load); mentor and advise students; direct Ph.D. dissertations and M.A. theses; and serve on departmental, college, and/or university committees. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a writing sample, and CV.

UL Lafayette is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive academic community. We encourage applicants to address how these principles inform their teaching, research, and community and university service, and encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.


  • Ph.D. in English required, in hand no later than August 2024; record of publications and professional activities; teaching experience. We welcome additional scholarly, teaching, and community-building experience in Latinx Literature, the U.S. Souths, Asian Diasporic Literature, or Gender and Sexuality Studies.

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