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Lecturer in Latin American Literature (2019-20 AY)

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 1st, 2019
Last review date: Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applicants to teach courses in Latin American Literature during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Ph.D. in Spanish by time of appointment and outstanding teaching experience are required. The full list of courses offered by the department can be found in the online course catalogue. Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale.

In Winter 2020, we need a Lecturer who can offer a course on Literature of the Southern Cone (LTSP 134). In Spring 2020 quarter, the Lecturer would teach a Contemporary Latin American literature course (LTSP 133) and a course on Latin American Literature and Society (LTSP 171), both open as to focus.

Proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required prior to and through the employment period (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Candidate’s CV should demonstrate excellence of teaching experience in Spanish and provide evidence of research and publications in the field of Latin American literature.

Applicants are asked to submit applications using UC San Diego’s online Recruit web page:

UC San Diego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Three Sample Syllabi - The sample syllabi should be for all three of the courses identified in the ad.

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 1 letter of reference required