Cornell University, Romance Studies

Position ID:Cornell-ROMS-LAPROF [#11782, WDR-00016356]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Latin American Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Romance Languages and Literatures / Spanish
Romance Studies
Spanish / Literature
Latin American Studies
Appl Deadline:2018/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2018/08/29, finished 2019/07/21, listed until 2018/10/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor in Latin American studies. We are especially interested in scholars working in the following fields: media studies, performance studies, critical theory, ecocriticism, and 19-20th century Latin America. Applicants should have strong interdisciplinary interests, theoretical competence, a strong commitment to research and teaching, and (near) native fluency in Spanish. Ph.D. required by appointment start date of July 1, 2019.

Interested candidates should submit electronically their dossier (letter of application, C.V., dissertation abstract, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample) at:  The deadline for applications is October 15, 2018.

The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders.  We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

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Further Info:
Department of Romance Studies
K161 Klarman Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-3201

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