Modern Languages and Literatures - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ithaca, NY
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Detail Information

Vacancy ID F2042 Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Department Modern Languages and Literatures School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Temporary Academic Year 2017-2018 Anticipated start date 08/16/2017 If temporary, expected end date 05/31/2018 Faculty Status Term Position/Job Summary
Ithaca College's Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applicants for a one-year non-renewable position in Spanish at the Assistant Professor level, starting in the Fall semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and be willing to teach all levels of Spanish (language, literature, and/or culture). We invite candidates with innovative and/or dynamic critical approaches and scholarly interests. The candidate will be expected to teach 12 credits per semester, 24 credits per year.
Position/Job Qualifications
Candidates must have native or near native fluency in Spanish and English and a completed Ph.D. in an appropriate scholarly field (e.g. Spanish, Comparative Literature).
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested candidates should apply on-line at and attach letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (letters of recommendation may be sent separately to: Dr. Maria DiFrancesco, Chair and Associate Professor, Spanish Search, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY 14850). Questions about on-line application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by March 13, 2017.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

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