Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Modern Peninsular and Global Hispanophone Cultures

We are seeking a person whose teaching and scholarship demonstrate experience with the practices and methodologies of cultural studies and whose research engages with the history and production of knowledge in Spain and in modern global hispanophone cultures. We solicit applications from candidates whose work incorporates the cultures of Spain with territories that were once bound by the Spanish Empire, specifically the cultures and histories of Africa and/or Asia. Candidates with a secondary or intersectional emphasis on gender and sexuality studies, race, and/or ecocriticism and environmental humanities are especially encouraged to apply. The strongest candidate for this position will also have a demonstrated ability to teach Spanish language courses at all levels. The position requires teaching 4.5 courses per year, an ongoing program of research, and the willingness to contribute to the intellectual life of the college.

Review of materials will begin on November 15.

PhD in hand by August 1, 2024.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter that explains their interest in and qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and (4) a statement of research interests, both of which demonstrate a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching. Three confidential letters of recommendation may be requested at later stages in the interview process. Documents should be submitted via Interfolio at  http://apply.interfolio.com/133390 .

Questions about this search can be directed to Professor Brett White, bjwhite@colby.edu

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, caste, national or ethnic origin, marital status, genetic information, political beliefs, veteran or military status, parental status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability unrelated to the job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law.


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