Assistant Professor, Latin America/ Latinx Literature & Culture

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The Department of Modern Languages at Saint Mary’s College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Latin American and/or Latinx Literature and Culture.  This is a Tenure-Track Position, which will begin in August of 2019.   Field of Specialization: any area of Latin American and/or Latinx Literature and Culture.  Successful candidates must be interested in and qualified to teach all levels of Spanish Language (in particular, Spanish for heritage-speakers) as well as advanced-level courses with an interdisciplinary approach to culture and literature. Teaching responsibilities include 3 courses per semester at all levels.  The candidate should demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, scholarly promise, and a desire to engage with the mission of Saint Mary’s College. Applicants must possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish and have teaching experience.  Candidates will hold a PhD in Spanish by August 2019 (ABD considered).  

Candidates should send a letter of interest, CV, official copies of all graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference (at least one should address teaching). Electronic submissions are preferred and can be sent to [email protected] Alternatively, they can be mailed to the address below.

                        Umberto Taccheri, Chair

                        Department of Modern Languages

                        Regina Hall, Saint Mary’s College

                        Notre Dame, IN   46556 – 5001

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Preliminary interviews may be conducted at the MLA in Chicago.

Established in 1844, Saint Mary’s College, the nation’s premier Catholic Women’s college, was founded and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Saint Mary’s welcomes people of all faith traditions and is committed to increasing diversity (broadly defined) and actively promoting inclusivity.  Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College's mission, Saint Mary's is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels--students, faculty, and staff--and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.




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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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