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Associate or Full Professor of Spanish (Literature and Culture of Latin America)

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 7th, 2018
Last review date: November 12th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 30th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


University of California, Riverside

The Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of California, Riverside seeks to hire a distinguished scholar at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, specializing in the literature and culture of Latin America, sub-field open, period open (though 18th-21st century is preferred). Strong research and teaching interest in media studies, critical theory/political philosophy, LGBTQ studies, visual arts, and innovative combinations of these fields are particularly welcome. A Ph.D. in a related field and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching are required. The position is expected to begin July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate to education and experience, and the position will remain open until filled.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

We encourage applicants to visit our departmental website for information about our undergraduate and graduate programs as well as our faculty:

Application Procedure:

Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of teaching evaluations, a statement of contribution to diversity, a writing sample and names and contact information of 3-5 referees. Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s online applications system:

Review of applications will begin on November 9, 2018 and will continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by November 9, 2018.

Questions/inquiries please email: Marta Hernández Salvan, Search Committee Chair:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Writing Sample

  • Sample of Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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