School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Applications are invited for appointment as part-time Lecturer
in Latin American Studies in the School of Modern Languages and
Cultures (American Studies
) (Ref.: 504524), for the second
semester of the 2021-2022 academic year, from January to June
The American Studies Programme develops an understanding of the
Americas in a global context. The Programme's courses are
interdisciplinary and include film, history, law, lite ature,
politics and the visual arts. Some of the themes explored delve
into a hemispheric overview of nationalism, imperialism,
colonialism and post-colonialism, as well as theories of class,
gender, race and sexuality.
Applicant should have a Ph.D. in Latin American Studies or any
. We encourage candidates with expertise in
Political Science, History, Gender and Culture Studies, Visual
Studies, Literature, Anthropology and Social Sciences that delve
into Latin American reality. Preference will be given to those who
can teach either on US-Latin American relations
from a wide
range of perspectives or on contemporary
approaches to Latin America
. Knowledge of Spanish and/or
Portuguese would be an advantage. For informal queries regarding
the position, please contact Dr Bárbara Fernández-Melleda at
, with the
subject ‘Lecturer in Latin American Studies’.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience will be offered.
The University only accepts online application for the above post.
Applicants should apply online and upload (1) an up-to-date C.V.,
(2) an indication of research orientation and specialty of
interest, and (3) names of at least 3 referees who are able to
comment on the applicant’s academic abilities and contributions.
Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue
until October 15, 2021
or until the post is filled,
whichever is earlier.
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The
Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons
from all genders to apply.
Jul 15, 2021 (HK Time)
Oct 15, 2021 (HK Time)