Assistant Teaching Professor, Spanish

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-15
Req: R0002743
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Job Description Summary

The Department of Spanish & Italian invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish to join our faculty beginning July 2021. This full-time, non-tenure track position with benefits offers an initial two-year appointment with possibility of renewal and promotion on a teaching-centered career path. Teaching load is six courses per year, primarily in introductory and intermediate Spanish classes and may also include courses in First Year Seminar or study abroad programs. All faculty, including Teaching Professors, serve as academic advisers and on departmental or university committees and receive support for continuing professional development.

Job Description:


M.A. minimum, PhD preferred, in Spanish or related field, as well as native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate Spanish language courses in a 4-year college or university setting and training or professional activity related to foreign language pedagogy. Dossier materials should show evidence of a strong commitment to excellent teaching and mentoring. Wake Forest University values an inclusive campus climate and seeks applicants with success in working with diverse populations. We also seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer students richly varied perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

Additional Job Description

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter addressed to Dr. Kathryn Mayers, CV, teaching statement, sample introductory or intermediate syllabus or lesson designed by the applicant, and course evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness through by December 1, 2020. Selected candidates will be asked to submit three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching) after the initial review. If access to the internet is a difficulty, a hard copy of the application can be submitted to Irene Picconi, Wake Forest University, Department of Spanish and Italian P.O. Box 7566, Winston-Salem, NC 27109. For questions about the position, contact Kathryn Mayers at Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Job No:
Posted: 9/19/2020
Application Due: 12/4/2020
Work Type: Full Time