Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies
Job no: 494440
Department: Hispanic Studies
The Department of Hispanic Studies at Davidson College seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor for a one-year position in 2023-24 in any field of Hispanic Linguistics, or Hispanic Literary or Cultural Studies, including US Latinx.
The successful candidate will teach five courses per year including courses in the Spanish language sequence and an upper-level course in the candidate’s area of expertise, all conducted in Spanish. As part of the language instruction, the candidate will supervise a small number of undergraduate teaching apprentices (no more than six per semester). The successful candidate must provide evidence of a record of excellence in Spanish language teaching at the undergraduate level and an active research agenda. Annual professional development travel funding and opportunities for research support are available. Additional responsibilities include participation in departmental and college-wide activities and initiatives that support Hispanic Studies. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English required.
Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in hand in Hispanic Studies or related fields by the time of appointment although those who hold ABD status are also welcome to apply. Qualified applicants should apply online at https://employment.davidson.edu and provide the following application materials: cover letter, CV, a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, and a 1-2 page statement that describes how your teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion, along with three reference letters. Applications are rolling until the position is filled.
Davidson College is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, located 30 minutes from Charlotte, NC. Its mission is to cultivate in its students creative and disciplined minds and humane instincts for lives of leadership and service. At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty committed to building an inclusive community. We seek to hire talented faculty across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures and national origins.
Contact: Professor Kyra Kietrys, Chair of the Hispanic Studies Department and Search Committee.
At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.
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