Full or Advanced Associate Professor (tenured) of Spanish and/or Portuguese

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Emory University invites applications for a faculty position at the full professor level, beginning in August 2023. Candidates at the advanced associate professor level will also be considered. All candidates must have a prominent scholarly profile as well as proven leadership and administrative experience. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g., Spanish, Portuguese, Hispanic Studies, Latin American Studies, Latinx Studies or related discipline or interdisciplinary degree) and have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese and English. Research area is open; we are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching address issues of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity in the cultures of Latin America, Africa, Iberia, and/or the United States. Emory University places a high value on both teaching and scholarship, and the candidate must show experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of a culturally diverse student body. Of special importance is a willingness to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with other departments and programs at Emory, such as African Studies, Anthropology, Global Health, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Linguistics. 

Review of applications will begin December 2022. Full consideration will be given to all applications received by January 20, 2023. Applicants are asked to submit their materials using the following link:http://apply.interfolio.com/117643. At this time, we ask applicants to submit a cover letter including a discussion of their teaching, research, and service; a CV; a writing and research sample; the names and contact information for three references; and a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, student success, and working with a broadly diverse community, including relevant experience (max. 1 page). Candidates will be asked to submit additional supporting materials if selected to participate further in the recruitment process. Please address letter of application to Prof. Hiram Maxim, Chair of the Search Committee. Contact for questions: spanportsearch@emory.edu. 

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Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to abide by the faculty responsibilities outlined by the Emory College of Arts and Sciences (ECAS Faculty Senate Statement). 


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