Quinta-feira, 17 de Janeiro de 2019

Universidade de Novo México seleciona 2 especialistas em Estudos Culturais Brasileiros

Início: Fim: Data de abertura: Data de encerramento: Países: Estados Unidos

Emprego, Estudos Brasileiros, Língua, Literatura

O Departamento de Espanhol e Português da Universidade do Novo México (UNM), Albuquerque, EUA, convida para a apresentação de candidaturas para duas posições em período integral, uma na categoria de Assistente de português e outra como Assistente ou como Professor Associado de Português, com início previsto para agosto de 2019. O departamento procura especialistas em Estudos Culturais Brasileiros com amplo conhecimento do campo.


  • Doutor em Português; Literatura Brasileira; Línguas e Literaturas Românicas ou o equivalente até agosto de 2019;
  • Especialização em estudos literários ou culturais brasileiros.

Os candidatos devem enviar os materiais de inscrição on-line no site da UNMJobs até 15 de novembro de 2018 (Referência: 6756). A revisão das candidaturas começará em 15 de novembro e a posição permanecerá aberta até ser preenchida.

Mais informações sobre o departamento em http://spanport.unm.edu/.

Brazilian Cultural Studies (2 positions)

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for two full-time positions, one tenure-track at the rank of Assistant Professor of Portuguese; and one tenure-track as Assistant or tenured as Associate Professor of Portuguese. The appointment begins in August 2019. We seek specialists in Brazilian Cultural Studies with a wide-ranging knowledge of the field. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

UNM's Department of Spanish and Portuguese has thriving undergraduate and graduate programs, offering a BA in Spanish or Portuguese; MA in Spanish or Portuguese; dual Spanish and Portuguese MA; and PhD in Spanish and Portuguese. Our department also collaborates extensively with UNM's Latin American and Iberian Institute. Responsibilities of the position include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of specialization as well as advanced culture and language courses, mentoring graduate students, and sharing in the rotating coordination of the Portuguese language program. The University of New Mexico is currently one of four universities that hold both the designation of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) and Research Universities-Very High Research Activity (RU/VH).


Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. PhD in either Portuguese; Brazilian Literature; Romance Languages and Literatures or the equivalent by August 2019
  2. Primary specialization in Brazilian Literary or Cultural Studies

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in research in Brazilian literary or cultural studies.
  2. Evidence of expertise in one or more of the following areas, which represent current departmental strengths: Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies, Comparative Inter-American Studies, Trans-Atlantic Studies, Border Cultures, Race and Ethnicity, Popular Culture, Creative Writing, and Interdisciplinary Studies. 
  3. Demonstrated potential for teaching or program development in one or more of the following areas: Study Abroad in Brazil, Afro-Brazilian, Lusophone African or Continental Portuguese literature or culture, Portuguese for Spanish speakers, History of Portuguese and/or Spanish Languages. 
  4. Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in teaching.
  5. Evidence of Native or near-native fluency and ability to teach in Portuguese and English.
  6. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
  7. For appointment at Associate Professor, demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship as well as experience in leadership and peer mentorship.

Candidates should submit the application materials online at the UNMJobs website by the for best consideration date of November 15, 2018.  Please reference Posting Number 6756.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. 2 Writing Samples of published and/or unpublished scholarly work ready for examination such as dissertations or dissertation chapters, a book or book manuscript, articles, and book chapters
  4. Research Statement outlining current and future scholarly agenda (1 page)
  5. Teaching Portfolio including 1-page teaching statement, a maximum 3 Sample Syllabi for undergraduate and graduate courses, and evidence of Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship, such as peer or supervisory evaluations, summary of comments from student evaluations, awards, etc.
  6. Statement of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, student success, and working with broadly diverse communities, including relevant experience.
  7. Three letters of recommendation sent separately to svaquera@unm.edu

Review of files will begin November 15, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled.

For further information on the department, please see our website at: http://spanport.unm.edu/.

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