Faculty Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish
Haverford College invites applications for a tenure track position in the Department of Spanish at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August, 2020. The successful candidate will be a scholar in Early Modern Iberian literatures and cultures whose interests lie in the intersectional components of Early Modern Iberian cultures in Mediterranean and/or trans-Atlantic contexts. Research areas should also speak to recent developments in either Mediterranean Studies, or Hispano-Arabic Studies, or Judeo-Spanish Culture and History. Scholarly and teaching strengths should include one or more of the following areas: cultural history, gender, sexuality, race, material culture and visual studies. In addition to maintaining an active and productive research agenda, the successful candidate will be expected to teach at all levels of the Spanish curriculum to students of diverse backgrounds.
A Ph.D. in Spanish, Comparative Literature, or a related field by the time of the appointment, and native or near-native command of Spanish and English are required. Applicants should submit the following via Interfolio [http://apply.interfolio.com/67332]: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a (two-three page) teaching statement that highlights teaching philosophy and experience; 4) a (three-five page) research statement describing scholarly work and future research projects; 5) a (two-three page) statement on inclusion and diversity describing experience with strategies to create inclusive learning environments; 6) a writing sample; and 7) three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications submitted after 11:59 pm on Tuesday, October 15th will not be considered.
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s mission.