Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-line Assistant Professor of Spanish with expertise in late twentieth-century (since 1975) or twenty-first-century Peninsular Studies to begin July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate seminars, advanced undergraduate courses in literary and cultural studies, as well as introductory courses in Spanish Literature, and Spanish Civilization and Culture. Candidates with expertise in visual culture, diaspora and/or migration studies, gender studies, critical theory, trans-Atlantic studies, national discourse(s), Iberia in global/international contexts, contemporary issues, or digital humanities are encouraged to apply. Ability to participate in our Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies program is a plus. Teaching excellence and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Candidates must have their Ph.D. by July 1, 2020.

Complete applications include a letter of application, CV, a teaching statement, and a writing sample. Questions may be addressed to Margaret Toscano at Application materials must be submitted electronically by November 8, 2019 through If, and only when, an interview is offered, a request will be sent to each of the three references listed in the application to submit a letter of recommendation. Letters of recommendation must be submitted via Peopleadmin for confidentiality.

Applications must be submitted online at:


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