Open Academic Positions

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Faculty: Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies: The Global Studies and Languages Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA invites applications for a full-time faculty in Latin American Studies to teach in any period or discipline, effective July 1, 2019. The position is open at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Candidates must have completed a PhD in Latin American Studies or a related field, or expect to have done so, by September 1, 2019.

Candidates should provide evidence of innovation and excellence in research, as demonstrated by their published contributions or potential contributions to scholarship in the field as well as a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching. The position requires teaching upper-level content courses in Spanish, in addition to teaching subjects in English. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required.

Please submit letter of application, CV, two writing samples of published or publication-ready scholarship (no longer than 30 pages each, one in English and one in Spanish), and two syllabi of undergraduate courses that you would be interested in teaching (one syllabus in English for a course taught in English and one syllabus in Spanish for a course taught in Spanish).

Apply online via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11319. Complete applications must be received by October 10, 2018. Please send questions to gsl-search@mit.edu.

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

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.

Lecturer: German

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Global Studies and Languages Section, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in German. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2019, with possibility of indefinite renewals. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching six language (undergraduate) sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for German language instruction, student advising, and other program duties.

Candidates must have:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in either German or related field such as teaching German as a foreign language, second language acquisition, or applied linguistics;
  • Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in German and English;
  • A minimum of three consecutive years of teaching at a North American institution of higher education;
  • A strong record of demonstrated excellence in teaching;
  • A minimum of three years demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design, and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital);
  • A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a sample syllabus, a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation.

All materials should be submitted no later than October 1, 2018 via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11379.

Any questions should be directed 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.

Lecturer: Spanish

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Global Studies and Languages Section, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Spanish. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2019, with the possibility of indefinite renewals. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching six language (undergraduate level) sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for Spanish language instruction, student advising, and other program duties.

Candidates must have:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in either Spanish or related field such as Latin American Studies, teaching Spanish as a foreign language, second language acquisition, or applied linguistics;
  • Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Spanish and English;
  • A minimum of three consecutive years of teaching experience in a North American institution of higher education;
  • A strong record of demonstrated excellence in teaching;
  • A minimum of three years demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or
  • digital);
  • A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a sample syllabus, a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation.

All materials should be submitted no later than October 12, 2018, via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11378.

Any questions should be directed 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.