Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Lusophone Literatures

Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, United States
Commensurate with experience
Sep 11, 2019
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at the Johns Hopkins University ( seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of modern and contemporary Lusophone literatures. The successful candidate will have a native-like or native command of Portuguese; a versatile research agenda; and a record of excellence in teaching. PhD in Portuguese required. Candidates whose degree is joint with Spanish or in Romance Studies will be considered only when Portuguese is the primary subject field.

Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant. The Department is conducting a broad search and is committed to hiring a candidate who through research, teaching, and service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. All application materials must be submitted online via Interfolio, using the "Apply Now".  Applicants should upload a cover letter (Attn: Dept. Chair Derek Schilling), a full C.V., three (3) letters of recommendation, and a representative journal article or chapter via Interfolio: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019.

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