Romance Languages Tenured/Tenure-Track Position in Latin American Literature University of Pennsylvania , Department of Humanities/ History/ Philosophy


Position Title Romance Languages Tenured/Tenure-Track Position in Latin American Literature

Position Type Humanities/ History/ Philosophy

Position Description

Open rank / Latin American Literature

The University of Pennsylvania announces a tenured/tenure-track open rank position in the Department of Romance Languages. We are looking for a Latin Americanist with specialization in 19th or 20th centuries. Strong theoretical background and interest in Southern Cone including Brazil desired. Ph.D. and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship will be required. Finalists will be interviewed at the MLA meeting in Philadelphia.

Application dossiers are to be submitted online at


Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and two writing samples. Applications for an Assistant Professor position should also include the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit letters to the website. Candidates are encouraged to apply by December 2, 2016. The Department of Romance Languages is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Females/Individuals with disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Position Posting Date 10/20/2016

Closing Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Number 1284

Affirmative Action Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).


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