Border/Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies- University of Arizona (Review begins: 11/21/13)

Job Search–Border/Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies
University of Arizona

Spanish & Port, PO Box 210067, Tucson, AZ 85721

Assistant Professor of Spanish
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Arizona invites nominations and applications for a position in Spanish with a concentration in Border Studies and or Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies, to begin August 2014. Candidates are expected to work with colleagues inside and outside the Department to strengthen these areas across the campus. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate´s particular area of interest and throughout the undergraduate and graduate Spanish curriculum. Candidates should also possess the willingness to develop and teach courses in the University´s General Education curriculum. Candidates whose teaching and research interests encompass Visual Culture, Digital Humanities or transnational US Latino Literary and Cultural Studies, and whose work is widely transdisciplinary, are encouraged to apply. Candidates should provide evidence of scholarly achievement or significant scholarly potential, and evidence of teaching excellence. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is required. The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in Spanish or a related discipline by the time of the appointment. Review of candidates will begin on November 21, 2013. To apply, submit on-line application for job number 53729 at Be prepared to attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and a writing sample. Send letters of recommendations directly to Malcolm Alan Compitello, Head, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Modern Languages 545, P.O. Box 210067, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0067. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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