Assistant Professor in Latino/a Literature: University of Texas at Arlington, Department of English

University of Texas at Arlington, Department of English

Assistant Professor in Latino/a Literature

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in English with a PhD  focusing on Latino/a Studies.  Preference will be given to candidates who can also make contributions to the University’s Center for Mexican American Studies and to UTA’s mission as an HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution).  A secondary interest in the digital humanities is desirable.

Application deadline: 20 November 2014. Salary, benefits, and privileges are competitive with other public research universities.  Faculty expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, maintain an active research program, mentor graduate students, and provide service to the department and the University as required.  Candidates should email a letter of application, cv, and dissertation abstract or statement of research plans, preferably as a single PDF, using their first and last names as the name of the document. Email to Neill Matheson, Co-Chair, Latino/a Literature Search Committee ( Letter should spell out candidate’s suitability for UT Arlington.  

UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.