Assistant Professor Latin American Studies

Dartmouth College in New Hampshire

Deadline November 12, 2017
Date Posted October 3, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Latin American Studies specializing in the 19th and early 20th centuries Mexico and/or 19th and early 20th centuries Hispanic Caribbean. The successful candidate will be a recent Ph.D. or ABD (Ph.D. expected July 1, 2018) and must demonstrate both highly promising scholarship and experience in teaching Spanish at the university level.  We seek outstanding candidates with a strong interdisciplinary and theoretical foundation. Native or near-native ability in Spanish required.

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is a vibrant, diverse group of colleagues who share a dedication to producing innovative scholarship and creative pedagogical approaches, in line with Dartmouth’s high standards of research, teaching, and service. Our faculty are engaged in collaborative research and teaching within the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and with colleagues from other departments, programs, and centers such as Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies, Comparative Literature, Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies, Leslie Humanities Center, and Dartmouth's Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs.

Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate student populations are diverse by many measures. We are especially interested in applicants with a commitment to successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.) and who can contribute to Dartmouth's undergraduate initiatives in research such as the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. Applicants are encouraged to state in their cover letter how they will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences in the department.

Applicants should submit a dossier consisting of a CV, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (20 pages maximum), to the link associated with this ad at http://apply.interfolio.com/45798. Application review will begin November 13, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the MLA in New York.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://apply.interfolio.com/45798