Postdoctoral Instructor in American Literature

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Instructor appointment, beginning fall 2017. Area of Specialization: Twentieth- and/or Twenty-first-century American Literature. We are especially interested in candidates who work on African American literature, Latino/Latina literature, Asian American literature, or Native American literature. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three (ten-week) undergraduate seminars per year on the quarter system.  The appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D.

Interested candidates should apply electronically at https://applications.caltech.edu/job/americanlit. Candidates unable to apply electronically may submit a letter of application, research abstract, CV, three letters of recommendation, and writing sample of no more than 25 pages to Chair, American Literature Postdoc Search, HSS M/C 101-40, Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2016.