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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Spanish
Villanova University


Date Posted Sep. 12, 2018
Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Spanish
University Villanova University
Department Romance Languages & Literature
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Villanova, PA
    United States
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures
 
 


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Spanish


Posting Number: 2018525F

Position Type: Faculty

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: full-time/9-months

Department: 140- Romance Languages & Literature

Position Summary

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 2019. 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 XVIII century, including the transition between colonial and early national spaces, material and cultural production, and the formation of collective and individual identities.
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.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand, or defended dissertation by August 1st, 2019, demonstrated scholarly achievement with proven excellence in teaching, near/native Spanish/English, and willingness to participate fully in a vibrant program.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

Special Message to Applicants

Review of applications will begin October 24, 2018 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 (other document), 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.

Posting Date: 09/10/2018

Closing Date (12am ET):

Open Until Filled:

Salary Posting Information: Competitive

Salary Band: N/A

Job Classification: faculty

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/14836

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.

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