Assistant Professor - Latin American Studies and MigrationLocation:
Clemson, SCOpen Date:
Oct 5, 2022Description:
Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies and Migration
The Department of Languages at Clemson University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant Professor of Spanish, starting Fall 2023, in one or more of the related fields of migration, border studies, refuge, or Latinx diaspora. We seek a scholar and teacher who combines the Humanities with interdisciplinary and sociocultural contexts (environmental change, community development, transnational or hemispheric networks, media, etc.), studying the effects of social and/or environmental transitions on the evolution of cultures. With our new colleague, we also hope to contribute to service-learning and community engagement teaching initiatives and strengthen the Department’s participation in a range of interdisciplinary academic programs housed in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH), such as Race, Ethnology, and Migration; Global Black Studies; Language and International Health; Language and International Business; Women’s Leadership; World Cinema; Pre-Law; Creative Inquiry. The normal teaching load for research faculty is two courses per semester, along with usual service commitments.
Clemson University is a public land-grant R1 institution with over 21,500 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students. For more information about Clemson University, please see http://www.clemson.edu and the departmental website http://www.clemson.edu/caah/departments/languages/.Qualifications:
PhD. (in Hispanic Studies, Latin American Studies, or related field) in hand at the time of appointment
A strong research portfolio in fields of migration, border studies, refuge, Latinx diaspora, or related field
Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English
Evidence of effective teaching at the University level
Commitment to participation in professional and departmental service
Experience and/or interest in service-learning and community engagement teaching initiatives, and/or relevant interdisciplinary academic programs.Application Instructions:
Electronic application packages must be submitted through Interfolio using the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/115389
Review of applications will begin November 11, 2022 with screening interviews conducted by Zoom in December.
Applicants must submit the following application materials:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- A teaching statement.
- A teaching portfolio may be requested for candidates invited to interview
- A scholarly writing sample not exceeding 25 pages
- Names of three references (with contact information) who can submit a letter of recommendation in a timely fashion
Questions about the position or application materials can be addressed to George Palacios, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected].Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.