Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Global Languages

Position ID:MIT-Global Languages-LAS19 [#11319]
Position Title: Faculty in Latin American Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Latin American Studies
Appl Deadline:2018/10/10 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2018/07/10, finished 2019/04/14, listed until 2018/12/19)
Position Description:    

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

Latin American Studies: 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).

Apply online via Complete applications must be received by October 10, 2018. Please send questions to

After the initial review of applications, semi-finalists will be asked to provide three letters of recommendation.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.

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MIT Global Languages
77 Massachusetts Ave. 14N-305
Cambridge, MA 02139

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