Visiting Assistant Professor (Spanish)
General Description of Position: Visiting assistant Professor of Spanish, one-year term position, for 2017-2018 academic year. Information about the Department:
KSU Modern Languages Department: http://www.k-state.edu/mlangs/Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice provost for diversity and a dedicated staff. Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.
Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years. Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.Job Description: Candidate will teach 6 courses per year at graduate or undergraduate levels. Required Minimum Qualifications: Required specialty: Peninsular literature and culture. Near-native or native proficiency in Spanish required. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. Preferred Qualifications: Completed PhD by August, 2017. ABD considered. Strong interest in teaching Early Modern/Golden Age, Spanish for the professions, and survey courses in literature and culture. Commitment to active research profile and service activities. Successful candidate will value multicultural perspectives in both teaching and research. Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit letter of application, vita, and unofficial transcripts only, to the attention of Lucía Garavito, Search Committee chair. Screening of Applications Begins: Screening begins immediately. Interviews conducted via Skype. Salary Range / Pay Rate: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.