DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES & LITERATURES COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Spanish Peninsular Contemporary Literary and Cultural Studies Tenure-Track Position
California State University, Fullerton values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Spanish Peninsular Contemporary Literary and Cultural Studies. The position begins in August 2019.
Position The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching all levels of Spanish, but primarily upper-division courses in Spanish Peninsular literature and culture, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, College, Department, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.
Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish
Ph.D. in Spanish or a related field by the start of the appointment. Advanced ABDs considered. If ABD, please have your dissertation committee chair provide a letter indicating your progress to date and detailing a timeline to completion
Specialization in Contemporary Peninsular Literary and Cultural Studies
Ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service
Evidence of successful teaching experience at the college or university level and demonstrated potential for research
Ability to interact effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students
Desirable Additional background in areas such as translation, interpretation, Hispanic media, digital humanities, or other related fields is highly desirable.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Rank and Salary The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary is commensurate to experience and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Additional teaching in summer and intersession, moving expenses may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Appointment Date August 2019
Application Procedure A complete online application/resume must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10451BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
Letter of application in which you respond to the required qualifications
Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (uploaded PDF copies)
Research statement in which you describe your research program and discuss how students can be incorporated into your research
Two-three writing samples (e.g., PDF copies of published or forthcoming articles or book chapters, or dissertation chapters; Spanish and/or English)
Teaching portfolio including a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluation summaries
A statement of Diversity and Inclusion describing past experiences and contributions to diversity an inclusion efforts and a description of how you will demonstrate a commitment in these areas regarding teaching, research, and/or service at CSUF.
Three letters of recommendation (see instructions below)
On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Application Deadline Completed applications received by October 1, 2018, will be assured of receiving full consideration.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Internal Number: 10451BR
About California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.