Assistant Professor in Hispanic Studies




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£33,797 to £49,553 per annum


The role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares.
Successful candidates will ideally be in post by 1 September 2021

Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of Hispanic Studies with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.

Key responsibilities

  • Pursue research that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour, commensurate with the School’s continuing emphasis on international excellence;
  • To be developing clear plans for the pursuit of suitable national and international funding opportunities to support research and end-user engagement;
  • Play a role in relevant teaching and research supervision, and contribute to ongoing curriculum development;
  • Contribute to enhancing the quality of the research environment in the School, the wider University and beyond through collaborative research activity;
  • Demonstrate a clear ability and willingness to contribute to the administrative work, citizenship and values of the School;
  • Offer lectures, seminars, tutorials and other forms of teaching at undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels in Hispanic Studies, with the opportunity to teach more widely within the School, as well as engaging in related activity such as assessment;
  • To contribute to attracting and supervising research students, and to enhance the School’s commitment to its vibrant and international postgraduate culture.
  • Carry out such other duties as specified by the Head of School.


Cómo solicitar 

We prefer to receive applications online.   

What to submit
All applicants are asked to submit:

  • A CV
  • A covering letter which details your experience, strengths and potential in the requirements set out above;
  • A personal research plan for the next 5 years (maximum 2 pages).
  • An EDI & values statement
  • Two of your most significant pieces of written work, all of which published or submitted since 2014. Your submission must not exceed 50 pages in total. 

Your work should be uploaded as PDFs as part of your application in our recruitment system. Please ensure that your PDFs are not larger than 1mb. If the size of the file is larger than 1mb, please provide web links to your work.

Please note that your work may be read by colleagues from across the School and evaluated against the current REF criteria.

Please save all application documents with your name and document type as PDF files.

 We will notify you on the status of your application at various points throughout the selection process, via automated emails from our e-recruitment system.  Please check your spam/junk folder periodically to ensure you receive all emails.

You should provide details of 3 academic referees and the details of your current line manager so that we may seek an employment reference (if they are not listed as an academic referee). 


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