Chair in Iberian and Latin American Studies

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
17 Nov 2016
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18 Dec 2016

Chair in Iberian and Latin American Studies

Job number: ACAD102292
Division/School: Faculty of Arts
Contract type: Open ended contract staff
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date for applications: 18-Dec-2016

Location: Bristol, UK
The School of Modern Languages at the University of Bristol seeks to appoint an exceptional scholar to the Chair in Iberian and Latin American studies.  Applications are invited from all fields of the discipline, although applications from leading scholars in areas of literary studies, cultural studies and film/visual culture are especially welcome.
The appointee will provide strategic leadership at Departmental and at School levels, and will contribute to the research and teaching missions of the Faculty of Arts and the wider University. The School invites applications from candidates with an outstanding record in research and in research-rich education. The appointee will have an international reputation in his/her field and a substantial track record in the supervision of PhD students. He/she will have strong plans for research collaboration in Hispanic, Portuguese or Latin American studies, and will have a vision for consolidating grant capture.
The appointee will take up the Chair position with effect from 1 September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.  
For further information, please contact Professor Susan Harrow, Head of School ( or Professor Matthew Brown, Subject Lead (
The selection process is provisionally scheduled to take place between late January/end of March 2017.

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The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 18th December 2016.