Tenure Track Professor (Multiple Positions)

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The College of Humanities in the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, is seeking to fill the following Assistant Professor positions, beginning August 2021, in the areas of:


U.S. American Literature

Minimum requirements:

  • Ph.D. in English or American Studies or a closely related field by the time of the appointment
  • Academic expertise in one or more of the following areas: Early or Colonial U.S., Early 19th-C. U.S., African American, Native American, or Trans-Atlantic Studies. Also welcome, intersections with or background in Caribbean Literatures, or other interdisciplinary or intermedial training.


Minimum Requirements: 

  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English Linguistics, or a closely related field awarded by the time of appointment 
  • Academic expertise and research activity in one or more of the following preferred areas: Caribbean linguistics, bilingualism, ethnolinguistics, and language acquisition     


Chinese (Mandarin)   

Minimum Requirements:  

  • Ph.D. The applicant must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Chinese or related field (e.g., foreign language teaching methodologies or applied linguistics with a specialization in Chinese) from an accredited university comparable with the University of Puerto Rico, at the time of appointment, and native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese.              

Full descriptions of each of these positions and details on how to apply are available at: https://www.uprrp.edu/empleos/

Application deadline is April, 12, 2021.

Questions about the Department of English searches should be addressed to Dr. Richard Swope at richard.swope1@upr.edu and for the Department of Foreign Languages search to Dr. Antoine Philippe at antoine.philippe@upr.edu

The University of Puerto Rico is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. Published in compliance with the University of Puerto Rico by laws as amended Certification 160 (2014-2015) Art. 42 and 43.

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