Visiting Assistant Professor, Spanish

Notre Dame, Indiana
Dec 04, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Modern Languages at Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a one-year, visiting position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August of 2018. Field of Specialization:  Latin American and/or Latino/a Literature and Culture.  Preference will be given to candidates who have previous experience teaching Spanish to heritage speakers and/or who are heritage speakers themselves. Teaching responsibilities include 3 courses (11 credit hours) per semester at all levels (language instruction and advanced literature and culture courses).  The candidate should demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, scholarly promise, and a desire to engage with the mission of Saint Mary’s College. Applicants must possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish and have teaching experience.  Candidates will hold a PhD in Spanish by August 2018 (ABD considered).  

Candidates should send a letter of interest, CV, official copies of all graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence, three letters of reference (at least one should address teaching). Electronic submissions are preferred and can be sent to Alternatively, they can be mailed to the address below.

                        Umberto Taccheri, Chair

                        Department of Modern Languages

                        Regina Hall, Saint Mary’s College

                        Notre Dame, IN   46556 – 5001

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Established in 1844, Saint Mary’s College, the nation’s premier Catholic Women’s college, was founded and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Saint Mary’s welcomes people of all faith traditions and is committed to increasing diversity (broadly defined) and actively promoting inclusivity.  Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College's mission, Saint Mary's is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels--students, faculty, and staff--and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.