Cornell University, English

Position ID:Cornell-English-ASSTPROF [#25517, WDR-00039982]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Latinx Literary and Cultural Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Latinx
Salary Range:76,200-$229,800 (Actual salary offers in the College of Arts & Sciences will be based on education, experience, discipline, and relevant skills)
Appl Deadline:2023/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup filled (posted 2023/08/31)
Position Description:    

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Cornell University’s Latina/o Studies Program invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor (full-time tenure-track) in Latinx literary and cultural studies. The appointment will begin July 1, 2024. Ph.D. in Literature, American Studies, or related fields must be in hand prior to the appointment. The candidate will hold a joint appointment in the Latina/o Studies Program and the Department of Literatures in English. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to research and teaching in the field of Latinx Studies. We are open to all fields and areas of specialty within Latinx literary studies and are especially enthusiastic about candidates with expertise in Afro-diasporic literatures and cultures, with a focus on the Hispanophone Caribbean and/or Central America. Teaching responsibilities (2/2 load) include introductory courses in Latinx Studies and Latinx literature, first-year writing seminars, upper-level undergraduate courses, and graduate seminars. Other responsibilities include supervision of doctoral candidates and service to the Latina/o Studies Program, the Department of Literatures in English, the College, and the University, appropriate to rank and attentive to the nature of the joint appointment.

Please submit a letter of application, c.v., three letters of recommendation, one writing sample of no more than 30 pages, a research statement. Please note that additional writing samples may be requested as the search proceeds.

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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

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Department of English
Cornell University
250 Goldwin Smith Hall
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Ithaca, NY 14853