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Assistant Professor of English (PRN00917CF)

University of Utah
Job Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
English and Literature

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Video Game Narrative, beginning July 1, 2023. The appointee will join a growing interdisciplinary group of researchers engaged in collaborative work on video game narrative and Digital Humanities. Expertise in video game narrative and game studies, evidence of excellence in research, a clear commitment to undergraduate education, and the promise of outstanding teaching at the graduate level are required.

Applicants should have a strong scholarly profile in criticism and/or theory as applied to video game narratives. In line with the University of Utah’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are particularly interested in scholars with a strong secondary or complementary interest in theories of gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, and/or disability studies.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN00917CF 00089 - English


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Please submit a cover letter; C.V.; writing sample; teaching statement; transcripts; statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and 3 letters of recommendation by November, 1, 2022.


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