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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Romance Studies, Boston University College of Arts & Sciences

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Romance Studies, Boston University College of Arts & Sciences

Tracking Code23599931780228Job Description

The Department of Romance Studies at Boston University invites applications to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in medieval and early modern Iberian literature and culture (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024). We are especially interested in candidates whose research and pedagogy explore the linguistic, religious and cultural diversity of the medieval and early modern Iberian Peninsula, particularly in relation to questions of race, sexuality, gender, identity, or linguistic and religious difference. Candidates should also be prepared to actively contribute to university initiatives focused on enhancing student engagement and fostering diversity and inclusion.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will teach core courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and assist directly with advising. Requirements include a PhD in hand by September 1, 2023, in Spanish literature; demonstrated excellence in research and teaching; native or native-like proficiency in Spanish and English. Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching and research interests; two representative lectures, papers, or articles; a CV; syllabi of courses they could offer in our program; recent teaching evaluations; a statement on how their teaching and research would further Boston University’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and three letters of recommendation via Review of applications begins on March 22, 2023, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Michael Williams, Department of Romance Studies,

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Job LocationBoston, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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