Assistant Professor of Spanish

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor of Spanish
Department World Languages and Cultures
Job Purpose

Department of World Languages and Cultures is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish to start in the Fall of 2018.

Essential Duties

Teaching and research in Latin American literature and culture.

The position entails teaching classes in Spanish (including language, literature, and culture) at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.

Additional Skills Required
Minimum Education Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates with their Ph.D in hand by December 2017; candidates with ABD status will also be considered.

Preferred Education
Minimum Job Experience Requirements
Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with strong records of scholarship and leadership potential in faculty-led study abroad initiatives.

The successful candidate will promote and staff one or more of our existing programs in Latin America (Puebla and Cochabamba).
Ability to teach Portuguese is an asset

The ideal candidate will demonstrate familiarity with best practices in community based learning and a commitment to teach our Service and Hispanic Community class.

Willingness to pursue additional, interdisciplinary course assignments in Latin American Area Studies and General Educational Courses as appropriate to candidate’s expertise and programmatic need is an asset.

Years of Experience
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Annual Schedule 9
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Tenure Track

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00121P
Open Date 10/16/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation (that will be submitted by providing names and email addresses through our application system), a statement of teaching philosophy that also addresses Community Based Learning, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, a syllabus for an upper-division literature course.

Teaching evaluations are optional.

Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Yamile Silva at yamile.silva@scranton.edu

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Syllabus
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Quality
  2. Other Document