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Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, Romance Studies

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, Romance Studies

Tracking Code23599931790327Job Description

The Department of Romance Studies at Boston University invites applications to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latin American and Brazilian literature and culture (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024). We seek a scholar with the ability to offer courses in Spanish and in Brazilian Portuguese. Candidates should also be prepared to actively contribute to university initiatives focused on enhancing student engagement and fostering diversity and inclusion.

The successful candidate will teach core courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and assist directly with advising.

Required Skills

Requirements include a PhD in hand by September 1, 2023, in Spanish or Brazilian literature; demonstrated excellence in research and teaching; ability to offer undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in Spanish or Portuguese; native or native-like proficiency in those languages and in 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 through Review of applications begins on March 22, 2023, applications will be accepted until position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Michael Williams, Department of Romance Studies,

The Department of Romance Studies strives to create environments for learning, working, and living that are enriched by racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. We seek to cultivate an atmosphere of respect for individual differences in life experience, sexual orientation, and religious belief.

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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