Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Spanish
- Kenyon College Department of Spanish
- Location details
- Gambier, Ohio
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Comparative literature, Cultural studies, Language teaching
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
Kenyon College Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Spanish, with a specialization in the literatures and cultures of Mexico and Central America, beginning July 1, 2022. We are seeking a candidate with a strong research program and the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses, including all levels of language and composition, Spanish American literatures and cultures, as well as upper-level electives in their area of specialization. Teaching load is five courses per year. Candidates who incorporate interdisciplinary approaches to teaching Latinx literatures will receive strong consideration.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment and native or near-native command of Spanish and English. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity are particularly encouraged to apply.
A complete application will include 1) a cover letter with research statement; 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; 3) a teaching philosophy that includes a statement on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in a liberal arts environment; and 4) contact information for three professional references.
All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu by October 10, 2021. Application review will begin immediately following the deadline and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place via virtual meetings. Unofficial graduate transcripts will be requested of candidates who advance to the interview stage.