The Department of Romance Studies and Program in Latin American
and Latino Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis
University invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor in Latinx Literatures/Cultural Studies beginning fall
2020. This position is subject to budget approval. We welcome a
variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives within
the Humanities. Possible specializations include but are not
limited to gender and sexuality, visual arts, performance studies,
digital and media studies, Afro-Latinx studies, indigenous studies,
trans-American studies, or migration and border studies. The
successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellence
as a scholar and a teacher, and will have the PhD in hand by fall
2020. Ideally, they will also have hemispheric interests and
the ability to teach in both Spanish and English.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three
letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. You may be asked
to provide two sample syllabi and a teaching statement in a later
round. Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity,
equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including
scholarship, instruction, and service. As part of your cover
letter, please let us know how your present or future commitments
to departmental and institutional equity, diversity and inclusion,
are reflected in your creative and intellectual endeavors, your
teaching, or your service.
Only online applications will be accepted. More information can
be found on the department website: https://www.brandeis.edu/romance-studies/employment.html.
First consideration will be given to applications received by
Friday, November 1, 2019.
Letters should be addressed to Fernando J. Rosenberg, Chair of
the Search Committee. We plan to interview candidates via
Zoom in late November and early December.
At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion
are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis
University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer
that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities
for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity,
equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and
mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of
social identities, including those that have been underrepresented
in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and
who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service
experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a
pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.