Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Iberian Studies (Lusophone Specialist)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Iberian Studies (Lusophone specialist)
Latin American and Iberian Studies Department
University of Massachusetts Boston
The Department of Latin American and Iberian Studies, an innovative and multidisciplinary unit that combines Humanities and Social Sciences, is dedicated to research and teaching that explore the historical, social and cultural diversity of the local, international and transnational communities of the Ibero-American world. We seek to fill a full-time tenure- track line with the following description.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate curriculum in Iberian Studies in English and Portuguese, develop graduate curriculum in Atlantic Studies and must be able to contribute immediately to developing a new undergraduate Minor in Lusophone Studies and a Master’s program in Latin American and Iberian Studies.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. with specialization in Iberian Studies (Lusophone) with an Atlantic Studies approach. Native or near native command of Portuguese, Spanish and English required. Ph.D. must be awarded no later than August 2014. Position begins September 1, 2014.
Area of research open in the Humanities and Social Sciences, but preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of a strong and innovative interest in Atlantic Studies including the histories, societies and cultures of Lusophone Africa, the Iberian Peninsula and the Americas. Of special interest are the areas of Visual Cultures, Historical Sociology, History of Ideas and Anthropology of the Enlightenment.
The University of Massachusetts Boston is a Carnegie ranked Research-Intensive institution. This position requires a solid commitment to developing a strong, innovative and successful research and publication program at the national and international levels.
To apply, send a cover letter, a current CV, official graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, sample syllabi of relevance to this position, and brief statements about scholarship and teaching to: http://umb.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=45064
Three letters of recommendation may be submitted by email to Margaret.Fitzgerald@umb.edu or mailed to her at: Latin American and Iberian Studies, UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125. Consideration of applications will begin on January 15, 2014.
UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer.
Latin American and Iberian Studies, UMass Boston,
100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125
|Primary Category:||Atlantic History / Studies