Assistant Professor, Latin American Literature and Culture
The University of Toledo
March 14, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The University of Toledo Department of World Languages and Cultures invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Latin American Literature and Culture, to begin in Fall 2018. The position will involve teaching at all undergraduate as well as graduate levels within the Spanish program.
Applicants must have native-like fluency in Spanish and English, and hold a Ph.D. in Spanish by August 20, 2018. We seek a candidate with a commitment to teaching excellence, and experience teaching upper level courses is preferred. An interest in teaching writing and experience mentoring underrepresented minority students is a plus. Area of research is open, but must be related to Latin American literature or culture.
Internal Number: 0600459
About The University of Toledo
Situated in the heart of the Midwest, Toledo, Ohio is a convergence of highways, railways and waterways that have long made Toledo a transportation hub. Located at the intersection of I-75 and I-80/90, the two busiest highways in the country, Toledo is where things get built. Smart things like solar panels and biotech. Iconic things like Jeep® brand SUVs and Libbey glass; home to several corporate entities – Owens Corning, Owens Illinois, Dana Corporation, Jeep and First Solar. Strengths in bioscience, agribusiness, transportation and logistics, result in a thriving arts and cultural scene with diverse career opportunities and growth for our region.
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The University of Toledo was founded in 1872 as the Toledo University of Arts and Trades, and became a municipa...l university in 1884. The University of Toledo is a nationally recognized, state-supported, comprehensive metropolitan university. It is an institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission that offers 143 undergraduate, 170 masters, 55 doctoral and first professional degree programs, and 11 specialist degree programs. The institution, first and foremost, is a dynamic, scholarly community of teachers, researchers and learners, with undergraduate and graduate education and research being the University’s highest priorities. The University is located in northwest Ohio in the city of Toledo and has a main campus that houses the majority of its undergraduate students and academic colleges, a health science campus that houses the Colleges of Medicine and Life Sciences, Nursing, and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; a campus at the Toledo Museum of Art for the College of Communication and the Arts; and others campuses that include the Lake Erie Center where water and fish environment research is conducted, the Arboretum, and the Scott Park campus where Toledo Early College for High School students take college classes.