UConn English is a vibrant, collaborative community that covers the full range of literature written in English across the globe.

The Department of English is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Professor in Anglophone Literature. This position is located on the Waterbury campus.


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The UConn Department of English offers education and outreach programs that help students across the University become excellent writers, thoughtful communicators, and engaged citizens. Our scholars produce innovative research that asks tough questions about English and its impact on society.

Through our courses in traditional and emerging areas of study, we train students to become better readers and writers of text in all forms. We also share our love of English broadly, hosting programs that bring guest speakers, writers-in-residence, and educational initiatives to communities at UConn and beyond our five campuses.


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