Cornell University — Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies

The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor in Latin American studies. We are especially interested in scholars working in the following fields: media studies, performance studies, critical theory, ecocriticism, and 19-20th century Latin America. Applicants should have strong interdisciplinary interests, theoretical competence, a strong commitment to research and teaching, and (near) native fluency in Spanish. Ph.D. required by appointment start date of July 1, 2019.

Interested candidates should submit electronically their dossier (letter of application, C.V., dissertation abstract, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample) at: The deadline for applications is October 15, 2018.

The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

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