Modern Languages & Literatures - Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Canton, New York
Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
Feb 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a full-time, visiting position to begin August 2017.  This position is potentially renewable for an additional year.  The position will entail teaching three undergraduate courses per semester.  The candidates should be a successful and experienced teacher who can work at all levels of an undergraduate language curriculum.  Candidates should have native or near-native command of Spanish.  Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their Ph.D. by August 15, 2017, but ABD candidates may be considered.  Specialization is open, but those with a background in peninsular literature and culture are especially invited to apply.  We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their creative work and teaching.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Applications should be submitted by March 1, 2017. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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