Assistant or Associate Professor, Latin American Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
July 16, 2018
Full Time - Faculty, Open-Rank
The Global Studies and Languages Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA invites applications for a full-time faculty in Latin American Studies to teach in any period or discipline, effective July 1, 2019. The position is open at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Candidates must have completed a PhD in Latin American Studies or a related field, or expect to have done so, by September 1, 2019.
Candidates should provide evidence of innovation and excellence in research, as demonstrated by their published contributions or potential contributions to scholarship in the field as well as a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching. The position requires teaching upper-level content courses in Spanish, in addition to teaching subjects in English. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required.
Please submit letter of application, CV, two writing samples of published or publication-ready scholarship (no longer than 30 pages each, one in English and one in Spanish), and two syllabi of undergraduate courses that you would be interested in teaching (one syllabus in English for a course taught in English and one syllabus in Spanish for a course taught in Spanish).
After the initial review of applications, semi-finalists will be asked to provide three letters of recommendation.
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