Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Spanish
140- Romance Languages & Literature
The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Colonial Latin American Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August of 2018. Subfield of specialization is open but we are interested in interdisciplinary approaches to Andean literatures and cultures, Afro-Latin American cultures, indigenous studies from the XVI to the XIX century, including the transition between colonial and early national spaces, material and cultural production, and nation-building and identity politics.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching advanced Spanish language courses, as well as literature and cultural studies, advising students and contributing to shared governance with service.
Candidates should have a PhD in hand, or defended dissertation by June 30, 2018, demonstrated scholarly achievement with proven excellence in teaching, near/native Spanish/English, and willingness to participate fully in a vibrant program.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Special Message to Applicants
The deadline for applications is March 13, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately thereafter, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following materials online at https://jobs.villanova.edu: cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, two complete sets of student evaluations, contribution to the mission statement, sample syllabi, and contact information for three references who will receive an email request to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted. Applications should be addressed to Dr. Carmen Peraita, Chair, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085.
Preliminary interviews will take place by Skype.
Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information:
To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12871
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.