Modern Languages & Literatures, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-MLL-APSH [#7949]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: Spanish
Starting Date:2017/08/15
Appl Deadline:2016/11/16* finished (posted 2016/09/15, finished 2017/03/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Spanish and Hispanic Studies. Ph.D. is required at time of employment. Field of specialization is 20th and 21st Century Spanish Peninsular literature and culture; secondary interests in women’s and gender studies and/or trans-Atlantic studies are desirable. We seek applicants of broad scholarly promise who have a demonstrated commitment to research and publication and can contribute to intellectual life on campus. Candidates should be able to teach a wide range of language, literature, and culture courses to undergraduates. Teaching load is two courses per semester. Native or near-native proficiency in both English and Spanish is required. Lehigh University is a private, research-extensive institution in southeast Pennsylvania. The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. See also LINC is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community, and cultural transition needs. Please contact for more information.

To apply, please upload letter of application, CV, separate research and teaching statements (1-2 pages each), a 20-25 page writing sample, and three letters of reference to Academic Jobs Online. All materials should be received by November 16, 2016. Interviews at the January 2017 MLA Convention in Philadelphia.

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Further Info:
Lehigh University
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
31 Williams Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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