Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish to begin fall 2020. Generalist with an emphasis in 20th and 21st century Spain.The successful candidate will teach 4 courses per academic year at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and have an interest in teaching courses in film and/or media studies. Interest in teaching interdisciplinary courses in international studies or global studies also desirable; and candidate should have the ability to participate actively in the undergraduate curriculum in the Languages and Cultures for Professions Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Spanish or a related discipline at the time of appointment
  • Demonstrated commitment to developing an active research agenda regarding 20th and 21st century Spain
  • Near-native proficiency in Spanish and English
  • Record of excellence in teaching Spanish

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in teaching courses on recent or emerging media (audio/visual technologies, comics, social media, mobile apps, the internet, television, etc.) as well as Spanish and/or Latin American film studies
  • Ability to participate actively in the undergraduate curriculum in Languages and Cultures for Professions
  • Commitment to undergraduate student recruitment and retention
  • Demonstrated commitment to academic service
  • Proven ability to work with diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff 

To apply, visit Please be prepared to attach a Vitae, Cover Letter, Transcripts, and Representative Discursive & Statistical Teaching Evaluations; provide names and email for three references. After submitting application, an automated email is generated to references with instructions on how to confidentially attach recommendations through a confidential on-line portal. To guarantee consideration, application must be postmarked by November 15, 2019.

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