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Assistant Professor in Latin American Literatures and Cultures 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Lugar   País
Urbana, IL  Estados Unidos
Fecha de publicación   Fecha límite
16 de septiembre de 2017  16 de octubre de 2017 
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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Latin American literatures and cultures, with a focus on 19th to 21st century strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will show evidence of a well-defined research agenda in cultural and literary studies centered on Mexico, Central America, and/or the Andean region. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on one or more of the following thematic and critical clusters: indigeneity/Afro-indigeneity, environment/society, equality/social justice, or identity and communities.

Candidates should show evidence of excellence in teaching and a firm commitment to student mentorship and curricular innovation The person appointed will be expected to promote innovative interdisciplinary collaboration in research and/or teaching across our campus and beyond.

A PhD in Spanish, Latin American Literatures and Cultures, or related field is required. Candidates with superior qualifications who will complete all the Ph.D. requirements within the first appointment year may be appointed at the rank of Lecturer. After the Ph.D. requirement is met, the appointment will be changed to Assistant Professor. Professional level proficiency in Spanish and English is required. Knowledge of Portuguese or any indigenous languages spoken in Latin America, is a plus. Applicants must have a strong research record, or a promising research agenda, and a strong record of teaching. 
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