Employment Opportunities

Full-Time Lecturer in Spanish

The Department of Romance Studies seeks a Full-Time Lecturer in Spanish to teach six language courses per year beginning 2019-2020.

This position requires proven, effective teaching skills, at least an MA, and native or near-native competency in Spanish. This position, which is benefits-eligible and which has the potential for renewal, will have an initial appointment of up to three years. MA required in language, literature, culture, and/or foreign language education. The ideal candidate is able to contribute actively to curriculum development based on current theories and methodologies in Second Language Acquisition. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of and expertise in proficiency-based and/or content-based assessment and instruction.

How to Apply:

Applications, which should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline, should include application letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of philosophy of language teaching, evidence of teaching ability, and relevant course materials developed by the candidate.

First consideration will be given to candidates whose applications are received by March 1, 2019.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates that represent a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, just, and inclusive campus community.

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Florence Levy Kay Fellowship in U.S. Latinx Cultural Studies

Brandeis University invites applications for a two-year, non-renewable Florence Levy Kay Fellowship in U.S. Latinx Cultural Studies, beginning Fall 2019.  The area of sub-specialization is open. We welcome applications from scholars working in a wide range of areas within Latinx Studies, including literature; performance studies; border, migration, and trans-American studies; screen cultures and media studies.

Kay Fellowships are interdisciplinary appointments.  The Kay Fellow in U.S. Latinx Studies will hold a joint appointment as a faculty member at the rank of lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies and in the Latin American and Latino Studies Program. The Kay Fellow will teach one course per semester and actively pursue his or her own research interests. The Fellow will receive a 2019-2020 salary of $58,000, plus benefits, with moving expenses (around $1,500), and a research fund of up to $4,000 per year.  PhD should be in hand by the commencement of the fellowship.

Applications, which should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline (AJO) at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/12110, should include a CV, a writing sample, a brief statement of research and teaching interests (no longer than two pages), and three letters of recommendation.

Questions about the position may be directed to Jerónimo Arellano at jarellan@brandeis.edu

First consideration will be given to candidates whose applications are received by November 10, 2018.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates that represent a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, interconnected, and just campus community.

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