[globaloutlookDH-l] Job Ad of interest to DHers

Eduardo Gonzalez josee.eduardo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 13:17:03 MDT 2015

The Modern Languages department at the University of Nebraska is starting
the process of searching for a new faculty member in the area of Latin
American Literature/Latino studies. One of the research areas of interest
for us is the field of digital humanities. So if you know of someone who
you think would be a great candidate for this position, please forward them
this message and encourage them to apply.


Assoc. Prof of Spanish and Ethnic Studies

See the description of this position below:

Assistant Professor – Latin American Literature

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Institute for
Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seek a tenure-track
Assistant Professor with expertise in Latin American literature to begin
August 2016. Applicants would hold a joint appointment with 0.60 FTE in the
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and 0.40 in Ethnic Studies.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent in Latin American
literature or a related field, a record of achievement in scholarship, an
active research agenda, and evidence of excellence in teaching. Candidates
must possess native or near native fluency in Spanish and in English, and
must be able to teach graduate and undergraduate classes in both languages.

Applicants’ research emphases, broadly conceived, might include, but are
not limited to Mexican studies, Latino/a studies, immigration/border
studies, gender studies, cultural studies, translation, digital humanities,
or Afro-Hispanic studies. Responsibilities include maintaining an active
program of research and pursuing external funding, as well contributing to
the teaching and engagement missions of both units.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Institute for
Ethnic Studies have a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourage
applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. Salary is
competitive. Review of applications will begin October 12, 2015 and
continue until the position is filled.

To be considered for the position, please go to http://employment.unl.edu,
requisition F_150169, and click on “Apply to this job.” In addition, please
submit electronically a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements,
a list of up to five relevant publications, and three letters of reference to
Ms. Shannon Parry (sparry3 at unl.edu), the search committee assistant. The
files must either be in Microsoft Word or pdf formats.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus
community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance,
and dual careers.
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