Boston University, Department of Romance Studies

Position ID:BU-RomanceStudies-ASCPPROF [#19497]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Spanish / Literature, Transatlantic Studies
Appl Deadline:2021/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/09, finished 2022/06/04, listed until 2022/03/09)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Romance Studies at Boston University invites applications for the position of Associate or Full Professor of Spanish (tenured) with specialization in modern and contemporary Spanish literature and its transatlantic dimensions. This tenured appointment entails teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Starting date: July 1, 2022.

We seek applications from candidates who, through the excellence of their teaching, scholarship and service to the profession and the community, will contribute to the efforts of the Department and Boston University to strengthen racial, ethnic and intellectual diversity.

Fields of expertise may include any genre of Spanish literature, with secondary expertise in the cultural and intellectual history of exchange, dialogue and debate between Spain and the Americas. Candidates should have a native or native-like command of Spanish and English, the ability to direct graduate research on different literatures of the Spanish-speaking world, and a distinguished record of research and teaching.

Applications should be submitted via Academic Jobs Online ( and should include a cover letter about teaching and research, CV, two representative articles or book chapters, and names and contact information for a minimum of three references. Applicants are also encouraged to discuss in their cover letter or in a separate statement a description of how their work would contribute to Boston University’s ideals of diversity and inclusion as enunciated in its Diversity Statement. Application deadline: November 15, 2021. Inquiries about the position may be directed to James Iffland (

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
718 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215