Assistant Professor of Spanish

Coe College
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Sep 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Foreign Languages at Coe College seeks to fill a tenure-track position in

Spanish at the level of assistant professor to begin August 2018. This position is part of the Mellon Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate. Candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

The field of specialization is Latin American studies; the ability to significantly contribute to History or another non-language department or interdisciplinary program is required. The successful candidate will have completed the Ph.D. in Spanish at the time of appointment and have native fluency in Spanish.  Preferred qualifications include experience teaching Spanish at all levels, including heritage students.

Applicants should submit the following to

1. A letter of application

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Three letters of recommendation

4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness

5. A statement of teaching philosophy

6. A statement of plans for future research/scholarship

7. A statement of how the candidate fits the criteria of the ACM/CIC Mellon Faculty Fellows Program.

Please note:

The Mellon Faculty Fellowships are open to all qualified candidates, while also encouraging applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, first-generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talents and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic, or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service and leadership in the academy.

Review of applications will begin on November 15th and will continue until the position is filled.