The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University seeks an outstanding scholar and dynamic teacher whose work focuses primarily on Brazilian literature and culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This is an open rank search – we will consider appointing either a tenure track assistant professor or a tenured associate or full professor.
1. Distinguished publication record or, in the case of assistant professors, demonstrated promise as a scholar of Brazilian literature and culture; 2. Strong commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; 3. Willingness to contribute to the vibrant intellectual life of the department and the university; 4. Native or near native command of both Portuguese and English, and ability to conduct undergraduate and graduate courses in either language; 5. Familiarity with the United States higher education system; 6. A minimum of three years of full time experience; 7. Administrative experience desirable.
The following supporting materials should be sent via Interfolio: 1. Cover letter; 2. Full curriculum vitae; 3. Research and teaching statements; 4. Three letters of recommendation or, in the case of current associate or full professors, the names of three senior scholars who could be contacted to write letters of support on the candidate’s behalf.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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