Assistant Professor of Spanish

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 1/4/2017

University of California - Riverside Riverside, CA

Riverside, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



Job #JPF00619

* Coll of Hum, Arts & Social Sci - Hispanic Studies


Open date: August 29th, 2016
Last review date: November 10th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: January 2nd, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


University of California, Riverside

The Department of Hispanic Studies invites applications for TWO tenure-track faculty positions in Spanish at the Assistant Professor level. The positions will begin July 1, 2017. Applicants must be All But Dissertation or have met the requirements for the Ph.D. by time of appointment, July 1, 2017. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

We are seeking two complementary hires in the area of Mexico/Latino and Border Studies, understood in broad terms chronologically and geographically as well as conceptually/methodologically. Areas of interest for these positions include (but are not limited to) literary expressions of the border; Latino Studies; migration; performance studies; visual culture; bilingual socio-linguistics; creative writing; theories of border culture; gender studies.

It should also be noted that, in addition to the two positions described above, the University of California, Riverside will be recruiting this year for four new positions in a Mexican, Mexican American, Borderland and Latin Studies cluster. This is a clear indication that the University has made a strong scholarly and programmatic commitment to this area going forward (

We encourage applicants to visit our departmental website for information about our
undergraduate and graduate programs as well as our faculty:

Please apply online at:

Include application letter with curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, a sample of teaching evaluations, a statement of contribution to diversity and a writing sample.

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Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions/inquiries please email: Professor Benjamin Liu, Search Committee

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law


Riverside, CA




Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Writing Sample

Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

Sample of Teaching Evaluations

Misc / Additional (Optional)


3 letters of reference required