Cornell University, Romance Studies

Position ID:Cornell-ROMS-SPAPTT [#19359, WDR-00027923]
Position Title: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies (20th/early 21st century Latin American literature and culture)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Latin American Studies
Romance Languages and Literatures
Romance Studies
Appl Deadline:2021/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2021/08/30, finished 2022/05/07)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and booster or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or early Associate Professor in Latin American Studies. We are especially interested in scholars working in the following fields: critical theory, Mexican and/or Southern Cone literature, ecocriticism, and nineteenth - twentieth century Latin America. Applicants should demonstrate strong interdisciplinary interests, theoretical competence, evidence of commitment to research and teaching, and commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Spanish. Ph.D. required by the appointment start date of July 1, 2022. The Department of Romance Studies has a longstanding commitment to theory and interdisciplinary research. It is the home of the journal diacritics and it has strong ties with other departments or programs, such as Comparative Literature, Africana Studies, Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies, French Studies, or the Society for the Humanities.

Interested candidates should submit electronically their dossier (letter of application, C.V., brief sample of research (i.e., article-size writing sample, in Spanish or English, published or unpublished), diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation at: The deadline for applications is October 31, 2021.

Effective immediately, all new Cornell hires, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption by December 8, 2021, or before their start date if after December 8.

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.

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.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
(607) 255-4048
K161 Klarman Hall
Ithaca, NY 14850