Assistant Professor in Spanish

Massachusetts, United States
12 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Romance Languages and Literatures

Position Description

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Spanish, starting Fall 2019. We seek a specialist in Mexican studies with a broad vision of the field, and with an understanding of the transnational geographies and circulation of Mexican culture; additional expertise in border studies, queer studies or visual studies is welcome.


  • faculty, instructor, tenure-track Assistant Professor
  • Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England
  • Spanish, Mexico, Mexican literature, Mexicanist, border studies, queer studies, visual studies

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in Spanish literature or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu).

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
  4. Writing samples (at least one, no more than two essays)
  5. Teaching statement
  6. Research statement

Candidates should send their applications by November 5, 2018.

Contact Information

Mike Holmes, Department Administrator
Harvard University Department of Romance Languages, 428 Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

Contact Email


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