Full-Time Visiting Faculty Position in Spanish

Worcester, Massachusetts
Mar 23, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Spanish at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment for the 2017-2018 academic year to begin in August 2017. 

We are seeking a generalist in Hispanic or Latino studies with demonstrable expertise in language teaching from the introductory to advanced levels. Preference will be given to candidates with substantial background in language teaching pedagogies, including intercultural communication, composition, translation, content-based language instruction, or communication in the professions (e.g. academic, legal, medical, commercial). Experience with program assessment particularly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach mainly language and to participate in efforts to expand the department’s focus on cultural contexts that inform appropriate language use in different environments.

Visiting full-time faculty teach three courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.

Native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English required. Ph.D. preferred. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.

Finalists will be contacted individually and asked to provide a video clip of themselves teaching a Spanish language class.

As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts institution, the College values dialog among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission). In your application, please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and service might support the College’s mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/41304.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 17. Questions about this search may be directed to Daniel Frost, Chair, at dfrost@holycross.edu.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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