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Job Listing: University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Friday, October 07, 2011   (0 Comments)
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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette announces the following position:

Assistant/Associate Professor of English. Tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2012. Folklore studies, with secondary fields oriented toward cultural studies and/or digital humanities topics and methods. The department offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in English, with concentrations in Folklore Studies, Literary Studies, Rhetoric, Creative Writing, and Linguistics.

Duties: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in folklore, folklore and literature, and literature; serving on M.A. and Ph.D. committees; directing theses and dissertations; departmental service (e.g., advising, departmental and university committees). Continued publishing in field and other duties associated with holding a university position. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Folklore Studies or in affiliated field with a concentration in folklore studies required, record of professional activities and publications, teaching experience.

Salary competitive. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Send application letter, current CV, and names and addresses of three references to Professor James McDonald, Department Head, Department of English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, P. O. Box 44691, Lafayette, LA 70504.UL Lafayette is a selective-admissions, state-supported university located in the heart of Louisiana’s Acadian-Creole region. AA/EEO compliant.

For more information about the position, please contact the search committee's chair, John Laudun (, who will be at the 2011 meeting.

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