Assistant Professor

The Department of Romance Studies at Boston University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Spanish with specialization in a field of modern and contemporary Latin American literature. This tenure track appointment entails teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Starting date: July 1, 2023.


We seek applications from candidates who, through the excellence of their teaching, scholarship and service to the profession and the community, will contribute to the efforts of the Department and Boston University to strengthen racial, ethnic and intellectual diversity.


Fields of expertise may include any area of Latin American literature with attention to its interdisciplinary and sociocultural contexts. Candidates should have a native or native-like command of Spanish and English, a promising record of research, the ability to direct graduate research, and a record of excellent teaching at the college level.


Applications should be submitted via and should include a cover letter about teaching and research, CV, two representative articles or book chapters, and three letters of reference. Applicants are also encouraged to discuss in their cover letter or in a separate statement a description of how their research, teaching and service would contribute to Boston University’s ideals of diversity and inclusion as enunciated in its Diversity Statement. Application deadline: October 15, 2022. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Alicia Borinsky (


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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