Assistant Professor of Spanish

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01/12/21

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Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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The Department of Romance Studies at Tufts University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level with scholarly and teaching focus in either or both Afro-Latin American and Indigenous literary and cultural studies. 

The successful applicant would highlight the history and culture of communities of color in the Caribbean and Central America in their research and teaching. A knowledge of Brazilian culture and literary tradition would be beneficial. The historical oppression and recent resurgence and visibility of these African-descended and indigenous populations in our hemisphere make the integration of their histories and cultures into our curriculum a matter of urgency. This position will begin  September 1, 2022. 

Requisitos 

PhD in Spanish or related field; native or near native fluency in Spanish and English required to teach some courses in Spanish and to engage with source material for both scholarship and teaching purposesnative or near-native fluency in Spanish and English; teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

A knowledge of Brazilian culture and literary tradition would be beneficial. 

In order to ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Tufts University is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before their start date. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability/medical contraindication or sincerely-held religious belief may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement.  

Cómo solicitar 

All applications are submitted via Interfolio including a cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, CV, writing sample (no more than 25 pages, in either Spanish or English) and three letters of recommendation submitted directly by the authors and uploaded to Interfolio. Note that our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career.

Observaciones 

Questions about the position may be directed to Gari Horton, Department Administrator (gari.horton@tufts.edu).

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