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Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Employer
Bridgewater College
Location
Bridgewater, Virginia

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of World Languages and Cultures seeks a full-time, non-tenure track, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish beginning August 2022.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D., or D.M.L. in Spanish or closely related field; and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.  Preference will be given to candidates with an expertise in Peninsular Literature and Culture.  Additional expertise in language pedagogy and college level teaching experience desired.

Responsibilities include teaching Spanish at the introductory and intermediate levels.  The teaching load is 4/4 per academic year.  Candidates must be willing to participate in extra-curricular activities (such as the World Language Club) to help promote enrollment and participation in the World Language and Cultures program, Spanish major, and Study Abroad programs.

 

MISSION:

Bridgewater College is a residential liberal arts college of about 1600 students with a vibrant core curriculum and a growing focus on undergraduate research. The College emphasizes creativity and innovation in pedagogy and research. Successful faculty members are dedicated to advising and mentoring students, contributing to campus-wide faculty initiatives, and maintaining an active research agenda. Bridgewater seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our commitment to the breadth and depth of learning as well as diversity and inclusion. Therefore, application materials should address how you might contribute to the College’s liberal arts mission or ways that this mission informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as the first coeducational college in Virginia. Bridgewater offers bachelor’s degrees in approximately 60 majors and minors, along with four graduate programs, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, and teacher licensure. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 23 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant residential campus is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, one of the state's lowest crime rates, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Christopher James at:  [email protected].

APPLICATION:  Please complete the online application at www.bridgewater.edu/careers and attach a cover letter which addresses contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and copies of graduate transcript(s). It is recommended that you upload the documents as one PDF with your cover letter. You may also email the documents to [email protected] In your cover letter, please describe how your experience is a good fit for department seeking to develop its engineering focus. Please also upload three letters of recommendations or forward letters to [email protected].

DEADLINE: Review of complete applications will take place as they are received, with those received before April 8th receiving priority consideration. The position is open until filled.

COMMITMENT TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Bridgewater College, an equal opportunity provider and employer, is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse workforce and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation or any characteristic protected by law.

ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT AND ANNUAL FIRE SAFETY REPORT: The Bridgewater College Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report summarizes policies on campus security and personal safety, crime prevention, fire safety, and crime reporting, and includes crime and fire statistics for the past three years.

The reports are available at https://bridgewater.box.com/s/4ma6tlh30y8cat9un192ugo3dm6n29y9.

To request a printed copy, please call 540-828-5761

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