The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture/Tagus Press (CPSC/TP) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is seeking candidates for the Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies for Spring 2019.
Established in 2001 by the CPSC/TP, the Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies allows for the appointment of a distinguished scholar, professor and/or author, specializing in any area of the humanities and social sciences of the vast and diverse Portuguese-speaking world, comprised of over 220 million people in eight countries, on four continents.
The Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies is a rotating, visiting distinguished scholar program that supports the interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate programs in Portuguese Studies and the research objectives and publications of the CPSC/TP. The Endowed Chair will teach one graduate course during the Spring semester of 2019 (mid-January to mid-May) and will deliver one or more public lectures in her or his area of expertise. The Endowed Chair may also contribute to the publications of the CPSC/TP. If applicable, please provide a summary of potential editorial collaborations with the application. The rate of compensation for the (15-week) period is USD $55,000.00 (before taxes).
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV and a proposal specifying their planned research and activities for the semester, including a tentative course syllabus.
The deadline to apply is June 6, 2018. To apply, please follow the Human Resources link.
The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is deeply grateful for the generosity and vision of the Pedroso family and FLAD for their support of this program.
The CPSC/TP is one of three units devoted to Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth, along with the Department of Portuguese and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives.
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Source (Press Release): Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press