Assistant Professor - Spanish

Job description

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Romance Languages
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Nov 17, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Position ID:: 126446

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

The department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Binghamton University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Spanish, starting in Fall 2021.

The department seeks to hire a Latin Americanist specialized in contemporary Southern Cone fiction and culture. Experience teaching intermediate and advanced undergraduate language courses is desired. The department seeks an energetic candidate who possesses an interest and experience in collaborating with students to develop departmental programs, including extracurricular organizations and activities.

The selected candidate should help increase the cultural and intellectual diversity of our campus. Additionally, the candidate should actively contribute to the University's mission of advancing a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and service, as well as through engagement with faculty, students, and staff.

The teaching load for this position is two courses per semester. Competitive salary with the option to teach online during winter and summer breaks for additional compensation.


Candidates should have a PhD in Spanish by the beginning of the appointment and should have native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English. The appointed candidate is expected to teach Spanish language courses at all levels and thus should demonstrate excellence in college-level language teaching.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

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Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should upload their application material to Interview Exchange. Please include a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, student evaluations), and three (3) recommendation letters.

Applications will be accepted through December 18, 2020.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 2/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time