The Department of English and Foreign Languages at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of 20th/21st-Century American Literature (background in African American or Chicano Literature preferred). Further interest or experience in one or several of the following – teacher preparation, creative writing, and earlier periods of American literature – is also desirable. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in 20th/ 21st Century American Literature by the time of appointment; evidence of effective teaching; evidence of scholarly potential; demonstrated ability to respond to the educational equity goals of the University and its increasing ethnic diversity and international character. Date of Appointment: September 2012. Consideration of completed applications begins November 30, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE. Application forms and full job description are available from