Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish

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The Department of Spanish & Italian invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish to join our faculty beginning July 2021. This full-time, non-tenure-track position with benefits offers an initial two-year appointment with possibility of renewal and promotion on a teaching-centered career path. Teaching load is six courses per year, primarily in introductory and intermediate Spanish classes and may also include courses in First-Year Seminar or study abroad programs. All faculty, including Teaching Professors, serve as academic advisers and on departmental or university committees and receive support for continuing professional development.

M.A. minimum, PhD preferred, in Spanish or related field, as well as native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate Spanish language courses in a 4-year college or university setting and training or professional activity related to foreign language pedagogy. 

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter addressed to Dr. Kathryn Mayers, CV, teaching statement, sample introductory or intermediate syllabus or lesson designed by the applicant, and course evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness through by December 1, 2020.  Selected candidates will be asked to submit three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching) after the initial review. If access to the internet is a difficulty, a hard copy of the application can be submitted to Irene Picconi, Wake Forest University, Department of Spanish and Italian P.O. Box 7566, Winston-Salem, NC 27109. Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to

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