Lecturer in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Chicago, Illinois
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a one-quarter (non-renewable) Lecturer appointment in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies, with a start date of April 1, 2019.

Responsibilities include teaching two courses of the introductory sequence to Hispanic Literatures: SPAN 21803. Textos Españoles Contemporáneos and SPAN 22003. Textos Hispanoamericanos del Modernismo al Presente. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Spanish, teaching experience at the college level, and demonstrable expertise (in the form of training, research and/or teaching experience) in the areas to be covered. Candidates must have a PhD prior to the start of the appointment to be considered. The deadline for applications is November 22, 2018.

Applications must be submitted to requisition #03953 through the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities (ACO) website (https://tinyurl.com/yd45yty6), and must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; 4) sample syllabi; and 5) three letters of recommendation. All candidate-authored materials must be submitted through the ACO website. Letters of recommendation must be submitted via the ACO website or emailed to jhurtart@uchicago.edu by references or a portfolio service (such as Interfolio). The position is contingent upon final budgetary approval. This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.