Assistant Professor Of Hispanic Studies, Tenure-Track

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Boston College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies specializing in the field of the literature and culture of Latin America of the 20th-21st centuries.  This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment, commencing July 1, 2020, with a 2/3 teaching load. The position entails teaching at the undergraduate and M.A. levels. We seek a candidate with native or near native fluency in both Spanish and English, with Ph.D. in hand and evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, as well as a vigorous research and publication profile. We are especially interested in candidates who can participate effectively in interdisciplinary programs and in the university's Core Curriculum. To apply, please go to and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one writing sample (article or chapter length, 30 pp.max.), graduate transcript (for current or very recent Ph.D. students), a brief statement describing one's research and teaching interests/philosophy, and three current letters of recommendation. Deadline for applications is October 31, 2019; review of applications will begin November 1. All interviews will be held at the MLA Conference, January 10 & 11, 2020, Seattle, WA.

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Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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