Dean of the Faculty


Tenure-Track Position in English & Humanities

Reed College seeks a tenure-track appointment in English and Humanities beginning August, 2019. Candidates should specialize in Postcolonial/Anglophone/Diaspora literature. The successful candidate will teach a 3/2 load that typically includes courses (introductory and advanced) in the English department; a year-long interdisciplinary humanities course pedagogically focused on the development of analytical, critical, and writing skills of first-year students; and will advise year-long senior theses. Above all, we seek candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and who are engaged in a lively and serious program of scholarship. Ph.D. required by the time of appointment.

The Reed community believes cultural diversity to be essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your application materials, you must include a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage with and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed’s own diversity statement (

To ensure full consideration, please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity and inclusion commitment statement, and dossier (3+ letters of recommendation) through Interfolio at by November 15, 2018. The first round of interviews will be held via video conferencing in early January. For inquiries about this position, please contact the search chair, Dr. Jay M. Dickson, at

Reed College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: November 15, 2018 for full consideration