Assistant or Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies (20th/21st century Latin Amer. lit & culture)

The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Latin American Studies. We are especially interested in scholars working in the following fields: critical theory, Mexican and/or Southern Cone literature, ecocriticism, and nineteenth - twentieth century Latin America. Applicants should demonstrate strong interdisciplinary interests, theoretical competence, evidence of commitment to research and teaching, and commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Spanish. Ph.D. required by the appointment start date of July 1, 2022. The Department of Romance Studies has a longstanding commitment to theory and interdisciplinary research. It is the home of the journal diacritics and it has strong ties with other departments or programs, such as Comparative Literature, Africana Studies, Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies, French Studies, or the Society for the Humanities.

Interested candidates should submit electronically their dossier (letter of application, C.V., brief sample of research (i.e., article-size writing sample, in Spanish or English, published or unpublished), diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation at: The deadline for applications is October 31, 2021.

The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

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