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Associate / Full Professor -Luzo-Brazilian Literature & Culture, Department of Spanish & Portuguese/College of Letters & Science

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Description

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track/tenured position as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture (specialization open), expected start date of 1 July 2018. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses in Luso-Brazilian literature and culture.

Basic Qualifications (by time of application): Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must have completed all Ph.D requirements except the doctoral dissertation or the equivalent at the time of application; applicants for an Associate/Full Professor position must hold a PhD or equivalent degree in Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture or a related field at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: At the assistant level, preference will be given to applicants demonstrating clear evidence of scholarly potential in research. For Assistant Professor applicants, a PhD or equivalent degree in Luso-Brazilian Literature and Culture or related field must be held within six months of the appointment start date. At the Associate/Full Professor level, preference will be given to applicants with a distinguished record of research and publications. At all levels, native or near-native fluency in Portuguese and English, and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Senior Assistant Professors should apply to the Assistant Professor recruitment.

Assistant Professor Applicants: To apply go to the following link: http://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01450 Applications must be submitted online no later than 22 November 2017. Assistant professor applications must contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, two writing samples, and three letters of recommendation. A statement on contributions to diversity and inclusion in higher education through research, teaching and service is required. Candidates under serious consideration may be asked to provide additional writing samples and letters if selected for further review.

Associate/Full Professor Applicants: To apply go to the following link: http://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01463 Applications must be submitted online no later than 22 November 2017. Associate/Full professor applications must contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, two writing samples, and the names of three people whom the Department could contact for recommendations. References will not be contacted without consent from the applicant. A statement on contributions to diversity and inclusion in higher education through research, teaching and service is required. Candidates under serious consideration may be asked to provide additional writing samples and letters if selected for further review.

Questions may be directed to: gspamgr@berkeley.edu.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University of California is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The University of California is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. 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, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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

  • Writing Sample 1 of 2

  • Writing Sample 2 of 2

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)