Assistant Professor

The Department of Disability and Human Development is hiring a tenure-track assistant professor beginning in the academic year 2018-2019.  The applicant should teach disability studies in the humanities with an interdisciplinary approach in one or more of these areas:  cultural studies, gender and women’s studies, queer/crip studies, neurodiversity, race and ethnicity, mad studies, Deaf studies, intersectional analysis.  Within these interdisciplinary approaches we are looking for someone who specializes in the study of literature, media, and/or film from the point of view of US or non-US context.

The applicant should have, in addition to experience teaching graduate students, extensive experience in teaching undergraduates. Furthermore, the applicant should have substantial experience in course development. 

Interested applicants should submit a description of past research and future plans, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names of three professional references.  For more information and fullest consideration please apply online by November 15, 2017 at:

UIC is an EOE. AA/Minority/Female/Individuals with Disability/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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