Associate/Full Professor of Spanish


University of Virginia


Posted Under: Charlottesville, Virginia jobs in Other; Other jobs
Posted On: 2017-09-21 01:00:00

Associate or Full Professor of Spanish The University of Virginia Arts & Sciences Department of
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese invites applicants for a tenured
position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of Spanish.
Field of specialization is Peninsular Spanish literature and
culture, fifteenth century to the present, subfield of
specialization open. The appointment begins with the fall term of
2018, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2018. Candidate
will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels
and provide service to the University, Department and professional
organizations. Research specializations lying somewhere on the arc
between Early Modern and Contemporary Spanish literature and
culture, outstanding scholarship with a superior record of
scholarly research and publication commensurate to rank, an active
and ongoing research agenda, evidence of excellent teaching at both
the graduate and undergraduate levels, and experience in
departmental administrative roles are required. The successful
candidate must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and
must hold a Ph.D. in the relevant field at the time of application.
We are looking for a colleague who will participate actively and
fully in the life of the department. Furthermore, the department is
particularly interested in receiving applications from colleagues
conversant in other literatures and cultures of the Peninsula
(e.g., Portuguese, Catalan, Galician, Latin, Arabic, Hebrew) and/or
with interests and expertise in any of the following allied fields:
ethnography, cultures in contact, Mediterranean studies, frontier
history, the history of exploration, colonial studies, the history
of minority cultures and societies, comparative literature, history
of ideas, life writing, material and digital philology, film and
the visual arts, theatre and performance studies, religious
studies, and gender studies. To apply candidates must submit a
Candidate Profile through (), search
on posting number and electronically attach the following:
a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching
experience, a curriculum vitae, two (2) recent sample article- or
chapter-length pieces of scholarship (attach to Writing Sample 1
and Writing Sample 2), and a representative sample of course
evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach to Other
1). Also, under separate cover by mail, please arrange for three
(3) confidential letters of reference to be sent to: Andrew A.
Anderson, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese P.O. Box
400777 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4777. Questions regarding the
application process in should be directed to: Tally
Sanford, 924-4550, . The University will
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action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply. Category: Education , Keywords: Spanish Language - Associate Professor