Keene State College, one of the leading liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire, has been ranked by US News and World Report among the top 100 regional schools in the North.
Keene State College’s Modern Languages Department is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position in Spanish at the Assistant Professor level to begin fall semester 2013. We seek a specialist in Contemporary Transatlantic Studies (20th, 21st centuries) with an ability to teach Spanish language and culture classes at all levels.
Responsibilities include teaching basic levels of Spanish as well as advanced courses in literature, composition and conversation; student advisement; and active participation in departmental activities and college committees. Teaching load is six 4-credit courses per year. Faculty members are also encouraged to teach courses in the College's Integrative Studies Program, as well as mentor undergraduate research. We are committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a desire to help the College’s ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens.
Our Spanish program has 20-25 majors, 12-15 minors, and offers a teacher certification option. It also serves Arts and Humanities students completing a language requirement and students in the College’s Integrative Studies general education program.
For information about Modern Languages visit: http://academics.keene.edu/ml 
Qualifications Required: Ph.D. in Spanish by June 2013, native or near-native fluency in Spanish, college teaching experience, study abroad or residence in a Spanish-speaking area outside the US, demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, active scholarship, experience incorporating multicultural perspectives into the college classroom, and knowledge of second language pedagogy. Salary will be based on a Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement, and is $61,720 minimum for the rank of Assistant Professor for fall 2013.
Application: Apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52992 
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
• Letter of interest
• Curriculum Vitae
• Three (3) letters of recommendation addressing the above qualifications
• Graduate Transcripts
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Sample syllabi in Spanish
Note: The three (3) letters of recommendation may be sent under separate cover directly to Keene State College, Office of Human Resource Management- FAC7, 229 Main Street, Keene NH 03435-1604 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately; all applications must be received by December 5, 2012. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by invitation at the MLA 128th Annual Convention in Boston, MA, January 3-6, 2013.
Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. To learn more, visit: http://www.keene.edu , http://www.usnh.edu/  or http://www.ci.keene.nh.us .
Keene State College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. The college is accredited by NEASC, and its education and music programs are accredited by NCATE and NASM respectively. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Keene State College is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society.