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Assistant or Associate Professor of African American Literature and Culture
Department of English
The Department of English at Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, has been authorized to fill a position at the Assistant (tenure track) or Associate (tenured) professor rank in any period or area of African American Literature and Culture. (Applicants for the Associate Professor position can apply here: http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/21257). This position is part of a broader hiring and programming initiative led by the School of Humanities to further enhance the already vibrant interdisciplinary scholarship in African and African American Studies on campus.
Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing (Open Genre)
Department of English
The Department of English at Rice University has been authorized to fill a position at the Assistant or Associate professor rank in Creative Writing (Open Genre) to serve within an English Department committed to the collaboration between critical studies and the creative arts. (Applicants for the Associate Professor position can apply here: http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/21252). The successful candidate will be an actively publishing writer with a record of teaching excellence and an ability to collaborate on the administration and coordination of our undergraduate Creative Writing Concentration and our award-winning literary journal, R2. We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate through their teaching, mentorship, and writing a commitment to the inclusion of historically underrepresented perspectives and who bring multilingual, international, and/or cross-cultural perspectives to their work. Candidates whose work emerges from or speaks toward communities of African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinx or Native Americans are especially encouraged to apply.
Associate or Full Professor of Visual Arts
Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts
The Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts at Rice University is seeking to hire a full-time senior level artist, filmmaker or critical practitioner conversant in the many intersecting fields of contemporary art practice. As the next Departmental Chair, we are seeking an individual that is strategic, inspirational, and visionary, with a broad-minded and interdisciplinary approach to contemporary art. Rice University has just committed to a new state of the art facility for the department; this hire will have the opportunity to play a significant role in the vision and planning of the building.