Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00489F
Posting Type
Working Title Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia ( invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, effective August 2018, in Latinx Studies. Required: Ph.D. in Spanish or Ethnic Studies and native or near-native proficiency in Spanish. Teaching load: two courses per semester (4/yr). Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to research and be prepared to teach undergraduates as well as graduate students in our vibrant M.A. and Ph.D. programs within an interdisciplinary and international curriculum that integrates language, literatures, and cultures.

UGA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. The Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, its many units, and UGA are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Faculty members are expected to contribute to the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Georgia offers a high quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA ( is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Spanish or Ethnic Studies and native or near-native proficiency in Spanish.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 10/02/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
Optional Documents