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Northwestern Visiting Assistant Professorship in Spanish & Portuguese 2019-20

The Department of Spanish & Portuguese invites applications for a one-year visiting appointment beginning September 1, 2019 at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Field of specialization is open, although an ability to teach across Hispanophone and Lusophone literatures is required. The successful candidate may teach literature and culture courses, and contribute to the undergraduate program including responsibility for introductory courses and seminars in selected topics. The course load is six content courses, typically two per quarter. This is a full-time benefits eligible position.  PhD in Spanish and Portuguese or a related field is a required qualification. All requirements of the PhD must be completed by Sept. 1, 2019. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 2 letters of recommendation. Applications submitted by June 2nd, 2019 will be given primary consideration.

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. AA/EOE.

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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. AA/EOE

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