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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 09/29/2017
Assistant Professor in Native American and Indigenous Literatures

The English Department at Oklahoma State University seeks to hire a tenure­ track Assistant Professor in Native American and Indigenous literatures of any period. The faculty member would teach two courses a semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct research in her/ his field of specialization. There are also opportunities for associate editorship of American Indian Quarterly and interdisciplinary collaboration with the American Indian Studies Program, the Center for Sovereign Nations, and the American Studies Program. This position is key to Oklahoma State's land-grant mission of engaging communities, including tribal nations, within and beyond the university. Oklahoma State University consistently ranks among institutions with the highest number of Native American graduates. Candidates who will have completed their PhD by August 2018 should submit letter of application, cv, writing sample, and dossier, including three letters of recommendation and transcript at To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017. We will continue, however, to accept applications until the position has been filled.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).