Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics: One–Year Appointment

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Department Spanish Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics: One–Year Appointment Job Type One year full-time position Is Tenure Track No Job Summary

Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in Spanish Linguistics at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor ( to begin August 2018. The successful candidate would be able to teach all levels of Spanish language, Hispanic cultures, and Spanish linguistics. The Department seeks candidates who have experience and interest in supporting heritage speakers and underrepresented students. We encourage applications from candidates whose teaching, scholarship, or service would contribute to the diversity of the campus curriculum and community.


Desirable Spanish Linguistics specializations should complement the Department’s current areas of specialization and may include morphosyntax, psycholinguistics, SLA and variationist linguistics, among others. The successful candidate should have a commitment to teaching in the liberal arts tradition and show clear potential for scholarly engagement. The teaching load is 3/3 and includes all levels of Spanish language, culture, and a variety of areas in Spanish Linguistics. Native or near-native fluency required. Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit your electronic application, including a cover letter addressed to Professor Kent Yager, Chair of the Search Committee, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy and experience. In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. References will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by March 19, 2018, will be given fullest consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Yager [email protected] .

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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    Posted: 12/28/2018
    Application Due: 5/20/2019
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