Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

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Position Description

Latin Americanist with specialty in Central America or the Caribbean, contemporary preferred, to teach undergraduates at all levels, to include courses in both the Department of Hispanic Studies and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program; occasional opportunities for teaching in relevant units across campus, including the M. Ed., the Honors, and/or the First Year Experience programs. 3/3 course load. Ph.D., at least 2 years of full time collegiate teaching experience, a coherent and cohesive research program with promise for future production.
Position begins August 2018, full benefits and competitive salary. Strong command of Spanish and English required. Additional duties may include, but are not restricted to, participating in department and college functions; advising students and clubs; occasional directing of summer and/or semester study abroad programs in Spain and Latin America, and other service-related activities in both the Department of Hispanic Studies and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program.
We seek an enthusiastic colleague dedicated to teaching and working with undergraduate students in our large Spanish, and our Latin American and Caribbean Studies programs. To apply, please submit the following via Interfolio: (1) letter of application detailing experience/preparation; (2) CV; (3) unofficial transcripts; (4) summary sheets for recent student evaluations; (5) three recent letters of recommendation. Please click here to apply at: Applicant Contact: Dr. Carmen Grace, Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin December 12, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Preliminary interviews will be conducted from Charleston via Skype.

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Position Type Tenure-track

School/Area School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs

Department Hispanic Studies

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Posting Date 11/13/2017

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Open Until Filled? No

Posting Number F2016070P

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The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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