Clemson University: College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities: LanguagesAssistant Professor of Spanish
Location: Clemson, SC
The Department of Languages at Clemson University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Spanish and International Business, tenure-track, beginning Fall 2022. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and contribute to teaching and advising students in Spanish and International Business. Clemson's Language and International Business (LAIB) program is a unique combination of a traditional language major with a strong business component. LAIB majors are required to complete a business language sequence, study abroad, and an international internship.
The ideal candidate will be committed to excellence in research and teaching. The area of specialization is open and could include, but is not limited to, the following: diversity in the business world, global business challenges, entrepreneurship and community development, Spanish for the professions, Candidates should be able to teach courses in Spanish at all levels, especially business Spanish and/or Spanish for the professionals. Job duties include a 2-2 teaching load, advising majors on internships, career paths, and professional development opportunities, research output, and service to promote the growth and innovation of the program.
Clemson University is a public land-grant institution with over 20,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students, located near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The city of Clemson is located in the upstate region of South Carolina and is a short drive to Greenville SC, Asheville, and Charlotte NC, and Atlanta GA. South Carolina is home to over 1200 foreign-owned businesses representing approximately 36 countries. SC boasts rich opportunities for international work experiences and the upstate region is home to numerous global businesses. For more information about Clemson University, please see http://www.clemson.edu, the departmental website http://www.clemson.edu/caah/departments/languages/, and the program site: http://www.clemson.edu/caah/departments/languages/academics/laib/.
• PhD. in hand at the time of appointmentAPPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
• Area of research specialization is open but must include Spanish with an interest relevant to the LAIB program
• Demonstrated competence and excellence in speaking, writing, and teaching in Spanish and English for academic, scholarly, and professional purposes
• A background in business, economics, or related fields is a plus
Electronic application packages (PDF files) must be submitted by November 15, 2021 through Interfolio using the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/95735
Applicants must submit the following application materials:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Teaching philosophy
• Sample syllabus for a Spanish-language class (intermediate or above) on a business topic (e.g., Spanish for the professions, entrepreneurship, globalization, etc.)
• Names of three recommenders
Please include contact information for three people who can act as references. They may be contacted to submit letters of reference electronically after the first review of documents. Candidates may also be asked to provide writing samples later in the process.
Questions about the position or application materials can be addressed to Dr. Jae DiBello Takeuchi, [email protected]
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.