Assistant Teaching Professor

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Villanova University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor beginning August 2021. The professor selected will be teaching language courses, and the  area of specialization is open with preference in Spanish Studies or Linguistics. Ph. D. and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

The candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching language at the Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced levels. In addition to teaching, the candidate’s responsibilities will include departmental service, organizing extracurricular activities, and student mentoring.

The area of specialization is Spanish Studies or Linguistics. PhD and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required.

The deadline for applications is April 5th, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately thereafter, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following materials online at cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, contribution to the mission statement, two complete sets of student evaluations, sample syllabi, and contact information for 3 references who will be contacted via email to submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.

Applications should be addressed to Dr. Mercedes Julia, Chair, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster, Villanova, PA 19085.

Review of application begins on April 5, 2021 and continues until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place via Skype.

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