Assistant/Associate Professor- Peninsular Spanish Literature

Job Description:

The Department of Languages and Linguistics at The University of Texas at El Paso is recruiting an Assistant/Associate Professor of Peninsular Spanish Literature and Culture with a specialization in the contemporary period. Other areas of expertise may include but are not limited to visual cultures, performance studies, and transatlantic studies. We seek applicants who have a commitment to research and teaching, and who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. The appointment date is September 1st, 2019.

The professional responsibilities of this position are: teaching all levels of Spanish, but primarily upper-division and graduate-level courses in Spanish Peninsular literature and culture; research, scholarship, and service to the University and the community.



An ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Peninsular Spanish Literature with a tangible record of ongoing scholarly and pedagogical engagement. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is also required.

Additional Preferred Qualifications: Experience in leading study abroad programs, online teaching, and/or translation.


Additional Information:

Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

Hiring decisions are based on budget approval.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.  

The University of Texas at El Paso does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran's status, sexual orientation or gender identity in employment or in the provision of services.

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Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

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500 West University Avenue, El Paso, TX 79968

El Paso , United States


United States

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