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Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature (non-tenure-track)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 13, 2023
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature (non-tenure-track)
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Comparative Literature
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Visiting Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Literature - Comparative
The Department of Comparative Literature at the University at Buffalo seeks to appoint a Visiting Assistant Professor for fall 2023. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in French and German philosophy, with specific expertise in phenomenology and post-phenomenology (Husserl, Heidegger, Bergson, Sartre, Derrida, Deleuze). Additional areas of interest/expertise include Latin American philosophy, European and Latin American modernist literatures in English, French, German, and Spanish. The successful candidate will be able to teach in English, French, and Spanish in order to support the undergraduate and graduate missions of the Departments of Comparative Literature and Romance Languages and Literatures.

Teaching load is 2/2, distributed between general education undergraduate seminars taught in English, literature courses in French and Spanish, and graduate seminars. The successful candidate will assist in the development of a Latin American Philosophy Program for both undergraduates and graduates. This is a limited three-year term position and is reviewed on an annual basis for renewal.

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is a diverse and dynamic academic unit offering undergraduate majors in Spanish, French and Italian, and graduate concentrations in Spanish, French and Romance Linguistics. Candidates must be committed to our collective interdisciplinary, international, and collaborative vision of the study of language, literature and culture.

Outstanding Benefits Package
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About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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