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Assistant Professor: Modern Peninsular Literary and Cultural Studies

Employer
San Diego State University
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 3, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor: Modern Peninsular Literary and Cultural Studies
Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures

Location: San Diego, CA
Open Date: Sep 29, 2022

Description
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Modern Peninsular literary and cultural studies (XVIIIth-XXIst centuries) intersecting with women writers and gender/feminist theory. Ability to teach survey courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.


Qualifications
Candidate must demonstrate native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English. The successful candidate will offer evidence of a strong scholarly agenda, teaching effectiveness, and the ability to work well with students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Ph.D. in hand by May, 2023. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.


Application Instructions
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/113397

Applicants should apply via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/113397), providing letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, official transcript, evidence of teaching effectiveness, 3 letters of recommendation and a diversity statement. Deadline for applications is November 4, 2022. We will not be interviewing selected candidates at MLA. All additional inquiries should be addressed to the search chair, Alda Blanco, ablanco@sdsu.edu.

We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. Candidates must satisfy two or more of the eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. Candidates that meet BIE criteria: (a) are committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline, (b) have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline, (c) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students, (d) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to integrating understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research, (e) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to extending knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group, (f) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities, (g) have expertise or demonstrated commitment to developing expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration, and/or (h) have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. Please indicate in a separate diversity statement how you meet at least two (2) of these criteria. Additional guidance on our BIE program for applicants is here.

SDSU is the oldest institution of higher education in the San Diego region, with a campus and microsites in San Diego and locations in Southern California’s Imperial Valley and Tbilisi in the Republic of Georgia. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of approximately 36,000. SDSU is included in the Carnegie Foundation’s Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity category. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 97 areas, masters in 84 and doctorates in 23. See http://www.sdsu.edu for more information. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.

As part of its commitment to a safe and equitable “OneSDSU” community, SDSU requires that individuals seeking faculty employment provide at the time of application authorization to conduct background checks if they become a finalist for the position; applications without this authorization will be considered incomplete and not considered.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.






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