Assistant Professor of Spanish
Position Title Assistant Professor of Spanish Department World Languages and Cultures - 32221 Vacancy Number 16F-045 Position Number 3109 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Summary of Position
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Spanish, with preference in Transatlantic Studies. The teaching load is 3/3 and includes language, literature, and culture courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Spanish, as well as undergraduate courses in Portuguese. An active research agenda is essential and contributions to university service will be expected.
A Ph.D. in Spanish and a minimum of 18 graduate-level credit hours in Portuguese are required by August 2017. The position requires native or near-native proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.
Preferred Qualifications Primary Function of Organizational Unit
A seaside university located in a historical mid-sized town, UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer.
At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 14,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership, UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The application must be completed online at PeopleAdmin. Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and teaching philosophy. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Please upload teaching philosophy to “Other A” document option.
Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. Amrita Das, Chair of Search Committee ([email protected] / 910-962-2430). Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 7, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Position Type Permanent Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions Job Posting Date 08/25/2016 Priority Consideration Date 11/07/2016 Priority Consideration Information
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.