Assistant Professor in Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture - Modern Languages

The Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor in Contemporary Latin American literature and culture with preferred focus in Mexico. We are seeking a candidate able to teach literature, culture, Spanish language courses at all levels.

Candidates must demonstrate a serious commitment to scholarship and an active engagement in innovative teaching. Candidates with proven experience and ability to integrate an interdisciplinary approach in their teaching will be welcome. A strong research portfolio will be essential.


All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. 

Compensation and Benefits:                                               
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.



Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of the application. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: 


Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #24857.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below. Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, a writing sample and three letters of recommendation.


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All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.


Closing Date:  

December 20, 2022


EEO Statement:                        

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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