Assistant Professor of English: Latina/o Studies
The Department of English at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, seeks a Latina/o Studies scholar whose innovative scholarship complements our department's established strengths in American literature. Penn State offers an interdisciplinary Latina/o Studies undergraduate and graduate minor, which includes courses in the Department of English. Successful applicants will demonstrate a compelling research agenda with significant promise of publication in diverse top tier outlets and across disciplinary boundaries. PhD must be in hand by time of appointment, August 2014. Faculty will teach two courses per semester (four per calendar year) and have opportunities for supported research leave.
Please apply directly online, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, abstract of dissertation (1000 words), and one writing sample to: http://www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/.
Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Karen Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the appropriate candidate is found. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in January. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.