The Department of English at Rutgers University, which has a long history of scholarship and teaching in African American Literature and Literature of the African Diaspora, invites applications for two Cheryl A. Wall Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American and African Diaspora Literary Studies. We welcome applications from scholars pursuing research in these fields, broadly considered, and are especially interested in scholars engaged in black feminist critical approaches to literary and cultural study.

These Postdoctoral Associate fellowship positions have the possibility of renewal for a second year, and include an annual salary of $60,000, health benefits, as well as a $5,000 research stipend.

The recipients will each teach one course per academic year, serve as informal mentors to graduate students in the field, and participate in the intellectual life of the department.

Applicants must have the doctorate in hand by July 1st, 2023, and be no more than six years beyond the Ph.D.

Please submit a letter of interest, c.v., research proposal, and three letters of reference, through the Rutgers University application system (ROCS):

Applications must be submitted by January 6, 2023. Interested parties may direct inquiries to Professor Carter Mathes at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..