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Old English/Early Medieval English Literature and Language

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire.

The Department of English at UCLA invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Old English or Early Medieval English Literature and Language. We welcome candidates whose teaching, research, and service reflect a commitment to diversity and excellence. Candidates should demonstrate engagement with the changing dynamics of the field both methodologically and topically, including (though not limited to) race, gender, post-colonial studies, global medievalisms, manuscript and material culture, disability studies, ecocriticism, digital scholarship, and new approaches to the history of English, and its regional and global futures.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 20-page writing sample, and three letters of recommendation via the UCLA Recruit system at: Application dossiers are due by November 1, 2017; interviews will be via teleconferencing in early December. The position is subject to final administrative approval.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Writing Sample

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required