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Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish (Peninsular Literature and Culture)

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 27th, 2018
Last review date: April 30th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: September 30th, 2018
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

Full-time Visiting Assistant Professor (Spanish Peninsular Literature and Culture):

We seek to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor, specializing in Spanish Peninsular literature and culture, sub-field open, period from 18th to 21st century. Strong research and teaching interest in film and media studies; critical theory/political philosophy; GLBTQ studies; visual arts; and innovative combinations of these, are particularly welcome.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college and graduate students. A demonstrable commitment to this mission in research and teaching is a preferred qualification.

Duties include teaching five courses for the academic year, research, contributing to department service and mentoring graduate students. Applicants must have fulfilled all requirements for the PhD in a relevant field by time of appointment: July 1, 2018.

Employment period: Appointment will be for one year beginning July 1, 2018, with the possibility for renewal to a second year.

Salary range: $60,000 annually

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching evaluations, three letters of recommendation, and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity. All materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system:

Review of applications will begin April 30, 2018.

Proof of employment eligibility required.

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For full consideration, please submit completed applications by April 30, 2018.

Please email questions to:

Benjamin Liu (
Search Committee Chair

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. 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.

  • Teaching Evauations

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

  • Writing Sample

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

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