Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish - Latin American Literature

Jan 20, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Department: Modern Languages

Job Summary and Requirements: The Department of Modern Languages at Denison University invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting faculty position beginning in August 2018, with the possibility of one additional year depending upon performance and departmental need. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in Spanish and a research focus on Latin American literature. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to Denison's institutional mission of educating in the Liberal Arts tradition and willingness to engage in service. Successful candidates will be committed to teaching undergraduate Spanish courses at all levels of the curriculum, including introductory and intermediate language courses. Depending on program needs, candidates may have the opportunity to teach a course in an area of expertise. Evidence of effective teaching and a native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required. Candidates should have a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and scholarly publications. Preference given to candidates with research expertise and experience teaching the literature of the Southern Cone and/or the Latin American boom. Preferred qualifications include: Ph.D. completed by time of appointment, a record of two or more years of successful college-level teaching, a commitment to undergraduate education and the development of the student as a whole person, and a willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues. For full consideration, candidates should visit to view full job ad and submit required materials by March 1st, 2018. Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Contact Name: Liz Barringer-Smith, Assistant to the Department of Modern Languages

Contact Phone: 740-587-6643

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