Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies (Tenure-Track)
October 03, 2017
Earlham College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies, a tenure-track position. The position is for a Latin Americanist in the Department of Spanish and Hispanic Studies begins in August 2018.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Spanish and Hispanic Studies faculty teach three courses per semester. All faculty teach language courses at all levels and teach upper-level literature and culture courses. The Department is active in summer collaborative research and members lead the College’s unique and well-known programs to Spanish-speaking countries and regions of the world. Experience in off-campus program development and leadership is a plus. Some members of the Department contribute to one or more of the College’s interdisciplinary programs, such as Comparative Languages and Linguistics; Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies; and Peace and Global Studies.
Experience & Qualifications
Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand, near to native proficiency in Spanish, and be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment. Because the Department of Spanish and Hispanic Studies is small but representative of the diversity of Hispanic Studies, special expertise in any number of areas is welcome, including but not limited to translation studies, popular culture and media, creative writing, Southern Cone regional studies, and Caribbean Studies.
Candidates should send applications as a single PDF including: cover letter that addresses your interests, qualifications, and experience; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; research statement; a 300-500 word statement that describes your ability to contribute to the advancement of Earlham’s goals to be a diverse and inclusive institution; and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Three letters of recommendation may be sent separately but files will not be considered until complete. In the subject of the email please write Spanish position 2018. Materials should be sent to:
Department of Languages and Cultures
Application deadline is December 1, 2017.
Interviews will be conducted at the January MLA Convention in New York City.
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).