Assistant Professor of Spanish
- Location details
- Medford, MA
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- English, Spanish
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPANISH
The Department of Romance Studies at Tufts University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level with scholarly and teaching focus in either or both Afro-Latin American and Indigenous literary and cultural studies.
The successful applicant would highlight the history and culture of communities of color in the Caribbean and Central America in their research and teaching. A knowledge of Brazilian culture and literary tradition would be beneficial. The historical oppression and recent resurgence and visibility of these African-descended and indigenous populations in our hemisphere make the integration of their histories and cultures into our curriculum a matter of urgency. This position will begin September 1, 2022.
Requirements: PhD in Spanish or related field; native or near native fluency in Spanish and
English required to teach some courses in Spanish and to engage with source material for both scholarship and teaching purposes; teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at apply.interfolio.com/96942 , including a cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, CV, writing sample (no more than 25 pages, in either Spanish or English) and three letters of recommendation submitted directly by the authors and uploaded to Interfolio. Note that our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career.. Questions about the position may be directed to Gari Horton, Department Administrator (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, until the position is filled.
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