Visiting Assistant Professor in Spanish

Geneseo, Livingston County
Feb 19, 2014
The Department of Languages and Literatures at SUNY Geneseo invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Spanish beginning August, 2014. This is a temporary, one-year, full-time appointment. Responsibilities include teaching Spanish linguistics and phonology courses as well as language courses at all levels (4/4 load), student advising, and college and department service. Required qualifications: Ph.D. (preferred) or ABD in Spanish, native or near-native proficiency in Spanish, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants must be qualified to teach courses in general Spanish linguistics and Spanish phonology. Preference will be given to those with experience teaching linguistics, phonology, online language courses, or advanced grammar and composition. SUNY Geneseo is a highly selective public liberal arts college with a rich tradition of academic excellence. It is consistently ranked among the best public undergraduate institutions in the country, and is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts institutions in the public sector. Student enrollment is approximately 5,300. The campus is located in the historic, pastoral village of Geneseo in the Finger Lakes region of Western New York, 30 minutes from the city of Rochester. To apply, submit an online faculty application at Please attach cover letter, vita, and sample course syllabi. The cover letter should address how candidate's qualifications meet the requirements of the position. Also, please arrange to have two recent professional letters of recommendation sent to Paula Bill, Dept. of Languages & Literatures, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454. Review of complete applications begins March 28, 2014, and continues until position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Finalists will be pre-screened via Skype interview. All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The College actively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.