Full or Advanced Associate Professor of Latin American or Hispanophone Caribbean Studies

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The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University at Buffalo, a flagship institution of the State University of New York, invites applications for a senior faculty position in Latin American and/or Hispanophone Caribbean culture. The research area is open, but scholars with a transdisciplinary approach, who work in creoles, the African diaspora, indigenous studies, as well as those who work across more than one language of the region are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a strong national and international profile and possess a distinguished record of research, publication, and professional engagement.

We seek a colleague who will anchor a field in the growth phase at UB, located within an energetic, collegial, and diverse department that has been formally identified as an area of expansion and investment by the university leadership. In the letter of application, please emphasize your qualifications and suitability for the position including relevant information on your research program and future plans, and teaching experience and approach including information on inclusive pedagogy. Applications received by November 1, 2022, will be given priority review.  Date to be filled is 8/21/2023.

Minimum Qualifications

• PhD in a related discipline.
• Record of achievement in scholarship appropriate for the rank of full Professor or advanced Associate Professor at the time of appointment.
• Native or Near-Native fluency in Spanish and English.

Preferred Qualifications

• High-profile recognized research program.
• Strong record of research funding, fellowships, and professional recognition.
• A second working language in the field.

In the letter of application, please emphasize your qualifications and suitability for the position including relevant information on your research program and future plans, and teaching experience and approach including information on inclusive pedagogy.

All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

Required Documents

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact information for 3 references

 

Outstanding Benefits Package

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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