Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish and Latino Literature - Non-Tenure Track

Employer
Syracuse University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Oct 25, 2018
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job #
074149
Job Title
Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish and Latino Literature - Non-Tenure Track
Location
Syracuse, NY
Pay Range
Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status
Exempt
Hours

As determined by the Department Chair

Job Type
Full-time
Rank
Assistant
Campus
Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code
Not Applicable
Job Description

The Spanish program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Syracuse University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of LatinX Literature and Culture position. This is a three-semester non-tenure track appointment beginning January 14, 2019, and ending in May 2020.

Qualifications

Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and Ph.D. in hand before December 2018.

Job Specific Qualifications

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will demonstrate an active record of research and publication in Latino literature and cultural studies and excellence in teaching. Teaching duties will include six courses per year, including both undergraduate and Master's-level. In addition, the selected candidate will advise MA students on their final projects. Varied national and cultural representations within the Latino field and a strong theoretical approach are desired in both research and teaching.

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Physical Requirements

Not Applicable

Tools/Equipment

Not Applicable

Application Instructions

Please attach:
(1) Cover letter underlining scholarship and prior teaching experience and qualifications for the position.

(2) Curriculum Vitae

(3) Contact information for three professional references to provide letters of recommendations.

(4) Statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence.

Priority consideration will be given for applications received by December 1, 2018. Position will be open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience/qualifications.

About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full-time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.
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Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 - the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community:

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Job Posting Date
10/25/2018
Application Deadline

Open Until Filled
Yes
Priority Consideration
12/01/2018
Job Category
Faculty
Message to Applicants

For a detailed position description and online application instructions, please go to http://www.sujobopps.com (Job Number 074149) and attach: (1) cover letter underlining scholarship and prior teaching experience and qualifications for the position; (2) Curriculum Vitae; (3) names and emails of three professional referees to provide letters of recommendations; (4) statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence.

Priority consideration will be given for applications received by December 1, 2018. Position will be open until filled.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Reference List
  • Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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