Assistant Professor of Spanish. 21st Century

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Assistant Professor of Spanish. 21st Century

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Dartmouth College seeks a Latinamericanist to be hired at the rank of beginning Assistant Professor with a specialization in recent trends in cultural, media, and literary production, to start in fall of 2020. A strong theoretical foundation and native or near-native fluency in Spanish are required. The successful candidate will be a recent Ph.D. or ABD (Ph.D. expected July 1, 2020) and must demonstrate both highly promising scholarship and experience in teaching Spanish at the university level. We seek outstanding candidates with a strong interdisciplinary and theoretical foundation. Native or near-native ability in Spanish required. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is a vibrant, diverse group of colleagues who share a dedication to producing innovative scholarship and creative pedagogical approaches, in line with Dartmouth’s high standards of research, teaching, and service. Our faculty are engaged in collaborative research and teaching within the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and with colleagues from other departments, programs, and centers such as Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies, Comparative Literature, Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies, Leslie Humanities Center, and Dartmouth's Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs.

Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate student populations are diverse by many measures. We are especially interested in applicants with a commitment to successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.) and who can contribute to Dartmouth's undergraduate initiatives in research such as the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. Applicants are encouraged to state in their cover letter how they will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences in the department.

Applicants should submit a dossier consisting of a CV, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (20 pages maximum), to the Interfolio link associated with this ad by November 1, 2019. We will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held via Skype.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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