Assistant Professor of Spanish

Aug 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Susquehanna University

About Susquehanna	
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary	
The Department of Modern Languages at Susquehanna University seeks to appoint a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish. Candidates must be Latin American specialists. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and a record of excellence in teaching. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach Spanish language courses at all levels, as well as a range of courses in culture and literature studies. Dedication to teaching in a liberal arts context is a must. Ongoing scholarly activity and institutional service required.

Required Qualifications	
Ph.D. required by beginning of appointment in August 2018.

Preferred Qualifications	
Special Instructions to the Applicant	
Submit cover letter, CV, a statement on how you will contribute to the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and three letters of references online at Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Dr. Amanda Meixell, Review of applications will begin on October 6, 2017.

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