JOB: English & Latino/a Studies, Indiana University

Assistant Professor of English and Latino/a Studies  [15486]
The Department of English and the Latino Studies Program at Indiana University Bloomington invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in the fall of 2012. We seek a candidate who specializes in Latino/a literature and Latino/a Studies. This faculty position will have its tenure line in English, while undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities will be split with the Latino Studies Program.

The IU Bloomington campus has an excellent tradition of collaborative and interdisciplinary work. Applicants are expected to have a strong interdisciplinary research agenda, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a readiness to contribute to a dynamic community in ethnic studies. Preference will be given to candidates who will have their Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment. Applicants should send a letter of application, dissertation or book abstract, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation by October 24. Applications will be acknowledged. Interviews will be conducted at MLA. For further information about the department and the program, please consult and

Teaching load is 2-2 on a semester system. Salary commensurate with rank.

We encourage submission of application materials in electronic form (Word or pdf). Please put “Latino Studies Search” followed by your name in the subject line, and mail to both Christoph Irmscher and John Nieto-Phillips, Co-Chairs, English/Latino Studies Search Committee ( and Candidates may also mail materials to Christoph Irmscher, English Department, 1020 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN, 47405-7103. Any questions about the search or application process may also be addressed to the co-chairs.

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, with a strong commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We are especially interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of scholars, including women, members of racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities. [R]
Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2011

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