Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Latino Literature and Culture (LatinX)

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics in The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University invites applicants for a full-time academic year, non-tenure track, Assistant Teaching Professor of Latino Literature and Culture (Latinx). Position will be hired on a one-year term contract with possibility of renewal. This is an academic year appointment. Appointee must be available to start on August 23, 2021.

A Ph.D. in Latinx Literature and Culture or related field required in hand by August 2021. Native or near-native fluency in standard spoken and written Spanish and English required. The successful candidate will demonstrate an active record of research and publication in Latino literature and cultural studies and excellence in teaching. Teaching duties will include four courses per semester, including both undergraduate and Master’s-level. Varied national and cultural representations within the Latinx field and a strong theoretical approach are desired in both research and teaching.

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics is particularly interested in candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to the Department’s, the College’s and University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. A successful applicant must be able to work in a multicultural environment that reflects our student body and embraces the College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

For full consideration, please complete an online application at and attach a current curriculum vitae/resume, cover letter, contact information for three referees to provide letters of recommendations, and evaluations of two recent courses taught.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 15, 2021, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. No phone inquiries please. Salary is competitive.

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