University of Redlands

Assistant Professor, English

The English Department at the University of Redlands seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of Chicanx/Latinx literary and cultural studies, with expertise in media and/or visual culture, to begin Fall 2020. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses in literature, Chicanx/Latinx studies, and media and visual cultures, at lower and upper divisions, and in their specialized fields. In addition to courses in the English Department, the successful candidate will also provide core curriculum in the interdisciplinary Media and Visual Culture Studies Program and have opportunities to collaborate with other interdisciplinary programs such as Race and Ethnic Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and Latin American Studies. The teaching load is six courses per year, divided among Fall and Spring semesters and May Term.

The University seeks candidates with experience working with students from diverse cultural and/or socio-economic backgrounds. Candidates must demonstrate willingness to help students of historically underrepresented groups achieve academic success and find pathways toward engaged humanities. Candidates who apply are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in assisting diverse student populations to accomplish curricular goals, including advancing diversity through instruction, mentoring, scholarship, and community engagement. Written materials should indicate how past experience, current interests, and/or future goals promote a work climate that values inclusion. We encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to support the College of Arts and Science's general education curriculum

The University of Redlands is a liberal arts and professional institution in a town of 70,000 located 60 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, one hour from the coast and 45 minutes from Palm Springs.

Application Deadline: Applications received by December 1 are assured consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.

Position Criteria: Ph.D. in a relevant field is required.

Position: Faculty
Appointment: Assistant Professor
Department/School: English
Available: September 2020

Inquiries: Inquiries can be directed to the Search Co-Chairs, Dr. Heather King at or Dr. Piers Britton at

To Apply: Submit a University of Redlands Administrator application form at

For more information, call (909) 748-8040 OR or visit Submission of a resume or application indicates agreement that the university may verify any and all information contained therein. 

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

An equal opportunity employer.

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Contact Information

Dr. Heather King, Search Co-Chair
1200 East Colton Ave.
P.O. Box 3080
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