Assistant Professor in Spanish (Lecturer Level B)

Position overview
ANU has the widest range of research and teaching programs in languages of any tertiary institution in Australia. We seek to appoint a scholar to broaden and further strengthen the teaching and research profile of the Spanish Program. The appointee will be expected to have an active research agenda in Hispanic Studies, in one or more of Literary, Film, or Gender Studies, and bring expertise and intellectual distinction to our existing research profile. S/he/They will contribute to the School’s teaching programs in Spanish and in his/her/their area of specialisation at all levels (Undergraduate, Honours, MA and PhD), and will recruit and supervise Honours, MA and PhD students. The appointee should be active in professional service within ANU, and nationally and internationally in his/her/their relevant disciplines, as well as in the broader community. The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Carry out high quality research and publish in peer-reviewed literature.
  • Develop and teach successful courses at all levels of undergraduate language and culture teaching.
  • Supervise Honours, MA and PhD students, and develop courses at these levels as required.

College overview
The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please upload the following two documents:

  • A statement of approximately three pages addressing the selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor).

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

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