The Hispanic Studies Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in Brazilian Studies.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Assistant Professor-Brazilian Studies
The Hispanic Studies Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in Brazilian Studies, to begin September 1, 2010. The department is a multidisciplinary unit that combines social sciences and humanities and is dedicated to research and teaching that explore the historical, linguistic, and cultural diversity of the local, international and transnational communities of the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds.
Ph.D. by hiring date in Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, or History. Native or near native command of Portuguese and English. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship and potential for maintaining an active program of research and publication. Candidates must also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence in an urban, public university, with an emphasis on undergraduate education. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses on Brazilian society and culture, such as Brazilian Civilization, and will also teach regionally and thematically based courses on Latin America and taught in English such as: Native Peoples of South America; Latin American Film; Human Rights in Latin America; Latin America in the Age of Globalization. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to develop curriculum in Brazilian Studies that would examine transnational connections among the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America, the United States and Africa, and to teach courses in English on Latin American Studies for the General Education Program.
Applications should contain a cover letter, a current CV, 3 letters of recommendation, academic transcript, and a brief statement about scholarship and teaching philosophy.
Applications should be received by December 15, 2009 and addressed to Ann Blum, Chair, Hispanic Studies Department, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston MA 02125.
UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Title IX Employer.
Ann Blum, Chair
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies