Boston University, Department of Romance Studies

Position ID:BU-RomanceStudies-VSASTP1 [#24424]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Romance Studies / Latin American and Brazilian Literature and Culture
Appl Deadline:2023/03/22 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/02/27, finished 2023/09/23, listed until 2023/08/27)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Romance Studies at Boston University invites applications to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latin American and Brazilian literature and culture (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024). We seek a scholar with the ability to offer courses in Spanish and in Brazilian Portuguese. Candidates should also be prepared to actively contribute to university initiatives focused on enhancing student engagement and fostering diversity and inclusion.

The successful candidate will teach core courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and assist directly with advising. Requirements include a PhD in hand by September 1, 2023, in Spanish or Brazilian literature; demonstrated excellence in research and teaching; ability to offer undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in Spanish or Portuguese; native or native-like proficiency in those languages and in English. Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching and research interests; two representative lectures, papers, or articles; a CV; syllabi of courses they could offer in our program; recent teaching evaluations; a statement on how their teaching and research would further Boston University’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and three letters of recommendation through Review of applications begins on March 22, 2023, applications will be accepted until position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Michael Williams, Department of Romance Studies,

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. Individuals from historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Boston University strives to create environments for learning, working, and living that are enriched by racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. We seek to cultivate an atmosphere of respect for individual differences in life experience, sexual orientation, and religious belief, and we aspire to be free of intellectual parochialism, barriers to access, and ethnocentrism. 

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Boston, MA 02215