Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies



Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, with expertise in Translation Studies and/or Spanish for Heritage Speakers
Whitman College


The Hispanic Studies Department at Whitman College is excited to announce a one-year, Visiting Assistant position, beginning August 2021. Ph.D. strongly preferred, ABD considered.


The successful candidate should be prepared to offer courses in all levels of Spanish language, in a context emphasizing literary and cultural analysis and critical thinking skills. Candidates will offer innovative advanced courses in translation theory and practice (literary translation and/or healthcare), Advanced Grammar, and/or Spanish for Heritage Speakers according to the candidate's interests and expertise. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English required. The teaching load for this position is six courses. 


Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. Applicants should explain how their classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement.


To apply, go to The online application will prompt you to share a link where we can view all of the required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction; and contact information for three references


Review of applications will begin on March 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. 


Whitman College is building a diverse academic community and especially encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's learning environment. Whitman College is an EEO employer.


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