Faculty Recruitment in Latino Literatures and Cultures

Author: Institute for Latino Studies

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of English and the Institute for Latino Studies seek a specialist in Latina/o literatures and cultures at the rank of Assistant or early Associate Professor. The appointment will be housed in the Department of English with a close affiliation to the Institute as a Faculty Fellow. We are open to all historical periods, from the colonial era to the present, and to all conceptual areas of inquiry, including but not limited to post-colonial studies, the study of gender, sexuality, class, race, and/or intersectional approaches.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

The city of South Bend, with a population just over 100,000, is 13% Latino and 27% African-American. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search. In 2015, 11% of all 8,500 undergraduates identified as Hispanic/Latino, Asian 6%, African American 4%, and two or more races 4%. Information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement, is available at www.nd.edu.

Please apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/36578. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 17, 2016.