JOB: Chicano Literature/Southwest Mex Am Studies, University of New Mexico

Professor of Chicano Literature/Southwest Mexican American Studies- Open Rank.
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese seeks applicants for a senior appointment at the University of New Mexico (UNM), to begin in Fall 2012.
Capabilities and responsibilities will include: Teaching in Chicano Literature in Spanish at the undergraduate and graduate levels, grad/undergrad student mentoring, and service.  Native or Near-Native command of Spanish.  Proven trajectory of publications, including in bilingual and international venues.  Additional areas of back ground and specialization may include Gender and/or Feminist Studies, Hispanic Literature, Critical Theory, Genre Studies (Poetry, Narrative, Theater), Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory and Film Studies.
Competitive salary.  UNM provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance.  I addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs.  For a more complete explanation of the benefits, please go to https://hr/ and click on the Benefits link.
Minimum qualifications: PH.D., publications appropriate to rank, six years university faculty experience, demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of mentoring of graduate/ undergraduate students, Native or Near-Native fluency in Spanish.
Special consideration will be given to candidates with one or more of the following specializations: (1) Gender Studies, (2) Critical Theory, and (3) Genre Studies.
For further information on the department please see our website: https://unm/~spanport/.
Date for best consideration: December 1, 2011
Closing Date: Open until filled
Inquiries about this position can be addressed to: Professor Enrique Lamadrid (
For details on application requirements or to apply, visit the UNMJobs website:
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses.  UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information: Professor Enrique Lamadrid Email:

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