Assistant Professor of Spanish

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The Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures at Saint Michael's College (Colchester, VT) invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Spanish starting AY 2021. We seek an outstanding teacher/scholar with a commitment to undergraduate education in the liberal arts, and whose teaching and research strengths are focused on Latin American literatures and cultures. The ideal candidate will also bring additional experience and expertise in another related area of study and research, with either US Latinx studies or applied linguistics (second-language acquisition and pedagogy) being highly desirable. Candidates should be prepared to teach all levels of undergraduate language, culture, and literature courses: from introductory and intermediate language classes to specialized advanced topics, senior seminar, and independent studies. Teaching load is three courses per semester. The College values high quality teaching from its faculty as well as scholarly contributions to their discipline, so candidates should address both areas in their application. The successful candidate will be committed to advising and mentoring students; supporting the Spanish Club; and providing service to the department and College, including committee service, departmental curriculum development, and program promotion. Opportunities also exist to mentor undergraduate student research, organize faculty-led study abroad experiences, contribute to cultural activities on campus and excursions off campus, collaborate with colleagues on interdisciplinary initiatives, and engage with community organizations.

Requirements:

  • Qualified applicants will hold a PhD in Spanish Language with a specialization in Latin American literature and culture , or related fields, from an accredited institution at the time of appointment
  • Evidence of an active research agenda
  • Evidence of college or university teaching experience and commitment to incorporating a variety of perspectives and preparing students for working in diverse and inclusive environments.

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