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Assistant Professor in Iberian and Latin American Cultures

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Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Humanities & Sciences

The Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor who is a specialist in Spanish-language poetry, working in at least two regions and/or traditions. We are especially interested in individuals with demonstrated expertise in poetry of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Applicants should exhibit the potential to carry out a world-leading independent research program on poetry and poetics and should possess solid communication skills and a commitment to teaching and mentoring.

The candidate will be expected to teach four courses (a mixture of graduate and undergraduate) per year. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a related field at the time of appointment and will be expected to teach and advise students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The term of appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2025.

Candidates should apply through Stanford Faculty Positions and submit

  • a cover letter
  • curriculum vitae (including a complete publication list)
  • a research and teaching statement (no more than three single-spaced pages)
  • a brief (no more than 300 words) summary of their expected research program

Candidates who advance to the second round will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation, a second writing sample, and teaching evaluations (if available).

For full consideration, please submit application materials by October 18, 2024.

The Department Iberian and Latin American Cultures, School of Humanities & Sciences, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals.

The salary range for this position is $108,000 – $127,000 for academic year 2024-25.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, and internal equity.

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