Associate Professor - Creative Writing in Spanish - (FAC002012)
: H0504 Hispanic Studies
Commensurate with experience
The Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Creative Writing in
Spanish at the level of Associate Professor beginning September 2022. Ph.D.
and a strong publication record in the Spanish-speaking world are required.
Additionally, an extensive teaching record at the college level, including
creative writing workshops, is highly desired. The successful candidate will
teach creative writing and literature classes at the graduate and
undergraduate levels, as well as mentoring students and directing
dissertations. Teaching load 2/2. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and
English is required.
The department is the first in the nation to offer a Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies
with a concentration in creative writing in Spanish that supports Canal Press,
the program's independent press, and the María Jiménez Fellowships, which
brings emerging and established authors to campus. Opportunities are available
to collaborate with Arte Público Press and Recovering the U.S. Hispanic
Literary Heritage Program. https: // www. uh.edu/class/spanish/
The University of Houston is the premier urban research and teaching
university in Texas and one of the most ethnically diverse research
universities in the nation. Our outstanding faculty and facilities draw
students from across the country and around the world. We welcome candidates
whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them
to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Application should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching
philosophy, research/poetics statement, contact information for three (3)
professional references. Interviews will be conducted online for this search.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021. Completed application
must be submitted online at: https: // uh.edu/human-resources/careers/. Position
keyword is FAC002012. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of
dual career couples.
The University of Houston is the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in
employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender
Ph.D. and a strong publication record in the Spanish-speaking world are
required. Additionally, extensive teaching record at the college level,
including creative writing workshops, is highly desired. The successful
candidate will teach creative writing and literature classes at the graduate
and undergraduate levels, as well as mentoring students and directing
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty
appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All
positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require
a criminal history check. Incomplete applications may not be considered.
Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of
Application, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement
: Oct 8, 2021, 3:33:32 AM