Assistant Professor in Latinx Literatures/Cultural Studies

The Department of Romance Studies and Program in Latin American and Latino Studies at Brandeis University invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Latinx Literatures/Cultural Studies beginning fall 2020. This position is subject to budget approval. We welcome a variety of disciplinary perspectives within the Humanities. Possible specializations include but are not limited to gender and sexuality, visual arts, performance studies, digital and media studies, Afro-Latinx studies, indigenous studies, trans-American studies, or migration and border studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellence as a scholar and a teacher, and will have the PhD in hand by fall 2020, and the ability to teach in both Spanish and English.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. You may be asked to provide additional material in a later round. Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and service. As part of your cover letter, please let us know how your present or future commitments to departmental and institutional equity, diversity and inclusion, are reflected in your work.

Only online applications will be accepted. Applications may be uploaded here: First consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2019. Letters should be addressed to Fernando J. Rosenberg, Chair of the Search Committee.  We plan to interview candidates via Zoom in late November and early December.

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