Assistant or Associate Professor of 20th /21st -century Comparative Cultural Studies

University of Miami
Florida, United States
Not specified
Sep 11, 2018
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Miami Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of 20th /21st -century Comparative Cultural Studies. Primary areas of research interest include Cultural Studies; Comparative Literature; Visual Cultures; Film and Media Studies. Secondary areas of research interest that are desirable include comparative avant-gardes; architecture studies; migration and diaspora studies; postcolonial studies; urbanization; museum studies; comparative aesthetics; cultural policy; gender and sexuality studies; or comparative decolonial studies.  

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a related field and demonstrate the ability to conduct research and teach across two linguistic/cultural traditions. They will be expected to contribute actively to our Spanish program and to another program in our Department, preferably French. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda, teach and advise students in our Ph.D. program in Literary, Cultural, and Linguistic Studies, contribute to curricular development and extracurricular activities, and have the ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, multi-lingual community of scholars.

 The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates whose materials are received by November 16, 2018.

Selected candidates will be asked to send additional materials and will be interviewed via Skype the week of December 10. Please submit all application materials (i.e., letter of application, CV, transcripts, three letters of recommendation) via Interfolio:

Inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel, Search Committee Chair at

 The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.