Assistant Professor in Spanish and Hispanic Studies

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Department: Modern Languages and Literatures
Academic Category&Field of Expertise: Foreign Languages/Literatures/Cultures: Spanish and Portuguese
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Position Description - The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Spanish and Hispanic Studies. All requirements for the Ph.D. in Spanish and Hispanic Studies, or comparable, must be completed prior to effective date of employment. Primary area of specialization should be 20th and 21st century Mexican literature and culture, with a secondary focus on Border Studies. An interest in media and visual studies is desirable, but not required. The successful candidate will join a group of faculty in the MLL department who have a strong commitment to research and teaching. S/he should be able to contribute significant scholarship to her/his field and teach a wide range of language, literature, and culture courses to undergraduates. S/he should have at least one year of teaching experience in US institutions at the college level, including graduate fellowships. Teaching load is two courses per semester. Faculty members in our department actively participate in interdisciplinary programs, such as Latin American and Latino Studies. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is required. Lehigh University is a private, research-extensive institution in southeast Pennsylvania. The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. See also LINC is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community, and cultural transition needs. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Review of Applications - To apply, please upload letter of application, CV, separate research and teaching statements, a 20-25 page writing sample, and three letters of reference to Academic Jobs Online at All materials should be received by November 15, 2018.

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Lehigh University is a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant.

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.
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Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. For more information,
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Posted: 11/21/2018
Application Due: 1/20/2019
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