2 Teaching Assistant Professors of Portuguese

The Department of Romance Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is currently seeking applications for two  Teaching Assistant Professors of Portuguese. The successful candidates will be responsible for teaching a 3-3 course load of language and culture classes and participating in departmental service. Required minimum qualifications are: Ph.D. (or ABD with projected graduation date by  August 2022) in Lusophone Studies, Romance Studies, or related field at time of employment, native or near-native proficiency in  Portuguese and English, record of teaching excellence at the university level for at least one year, including a demonstrated ability to foster a diverse and inclusive educational environment for all students. The majority of teaching will be in the Portuguese language sequence. We particularly seek candidates who would also be able to contribute to the Portuguese major by designing and teaching a course in an area such as: Lusophone music and performance cultures (such as capoeira and/or samba); Carnaval; food studies; sports and culture in the Lusophone world; Lusophone African cultures; business and entrepreneurship in the Lusophone world; Portuguese linguistics; translation and interpreting, etc.

For detailed information and application access, please visit: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/200620

To apply, please submit a CV, a cover letter, a teaching statement, and a statement about contributions toward and commitment to diversity and inclusion. At the time of application, candidates will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of at least two professional references. References must be at the level of Teaching Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer or higher from an institution other than UNC-Chapel Hill, and letters must be on institutional letterhead. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Alternatively, applicants may send letters directly from Interfolio to roms_search@unc.edu.

The deadline to apply is October 31,2021.

Appointment begins January 1, 2022. This is a 1-year appointment with benefits and the possibility of renewal.

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