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Ofertase unha praza de Profesor Asistente en Estudios Transsatlánticos e Coloniais da University of Kentucky

The Department of Hispanic Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2008. The successful candidate would be expected to conduct research and teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in the broad field of Transatlantic Studies, framed in the context of Colonial and/or Post-colonial exchanges and the historical and discursive formation of the Americas. Special emphasis on race and ethnicity, traveling theory, reading and visual culture. This new position is designed to 1) promote informed discussion and research in the literary and cultural triangle of the Americas, Africa, and Europe; 2) rethink the academic boundaries that define Spanish and Latin American studies; and 3) explore common problems through a variety of disciplines. Scholars concentrating on any historical period are welcome to apply. Candidates should have a solid record of scholarship and teaching, as well as a co!

herent, relevant research agenda. Teaching load: 2 courses per semester. A Ph.D. is required by time of appointment. For full consideration, send letter of interest, vita, one writing sample, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2007, to: Dr. Susan Carvalho, Chair, Transatlantic and (Post) Colonial Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0027. UK subscribes to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action and is particularly interested in identifying candidates from underrepresented groups in the College of Arts and Sciences such as African Americans, Native Americans, Americans of Hispanic descent, and women of all races and ethnicities.