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Open positions:

 

Temporary Lecturer in German

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a temporary one-year position as Lecturer in German. This is a one-year non-renewable appointment beginning September 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019.

Responsibilities include teaching six German language (undergraduate) sections.

Candidates must have:

•    A minimum of a Master’s Degree in German or equivalent.
•    Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in German and English.
•    A strong record of effective teaching.
•    Demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy and curriculum design.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, and two letters of recommendation.

All materials should be submitted no later than April 30, 2018 via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10945

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Any questions should be directed to Global Studies and Languages:
GSL-search@mit.edu.
 

 

Tenured Professor of Latin American Studies 

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Global Studies and Languages (GSL) section invites applications for a position in contemporary Latin American Cultural Anthropology at the tenured professor level, to start in Fall 2018 (employment begins July 1, 2018). Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and have five-years’ minimum of academic teaching experience at the college or university level. Preference given to candidates with greater teaching experience and clear evidence of publication and scholarly development.

The teaching load is three courses per year, specifically, mid-tier and upper-level undergraduate courses in GSL (generally, two subjects per year conducted in Spanish, one in English). Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required. Portuguese also desirable.

Applicants should be trained in cultural anthropology with a specialization in contemporary Latin American Studies, and prepared to work in a multidisciplinary environment. Applicants must have significant scholarly work that is already published. MIT expects a highly productive and innovative research program as part of the requirements for tenure.

Please submit letter of application, CV, two writing samples of peer-reviewed scholarship, preferably at least one book in English, but no more than two books. Spanish language publications accepted. Please also provide two syllabi of undergraduate courses (one course taught in upper-level Spanish, one in English) that you would be interested in teaching, to be received no later than October 16, 2017 to:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9235

If books cannot be submitted electronically, hard copies may be sent to: GSL Search, MIT Global Studies and Languages, Room 14N-305, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Books will be returned after the search.

After the initial review of applications, semi-finalists will be asked to provide three letters of recommendation.

Please send questions to gsl-search@mit.edu.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.