Assistant Professor of Latin American Literature and Spanish Language

The Department of World Languages & Cultures at Mount St. Mary's University seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar for the position of non-tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2022 with possible conversion to tenure-track.  The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Latin American Literature, research and teaching specialty are open but preference will be given to those candidates who have Afro-Caribbean and/or Indigenous areas of study. The department also seeks candidates who can contribute to the university's core curriculum humanities courses including freshmen symposium when needed. Native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English is essential. In addition to courses within the specialization, candidates will also be asked to teach civilization/culture courses and language classes at the beginning levels. The normal teaching load is seven courses per year. ABD candidates will be considered if they expect completion prior to the start of the fall 2022 semester. Successful candidates will share our commitment to the dignity and solidarity of all persons and the value of intercultural understanding.

Mount St. Mary's University, the second oldest Catholic university in America, seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity. Please send cover letter and vita to or to:

Marco D. Roman, Ph.D.

Chair & Professor of World Languages & Cultures College of Liberal Arts

World Language Search Mount St. Mary's University 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Transcripts and letters of recommendation will be requested after the initial application review. Applications received by December 10 will receive the fullest consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

The first round of interviews by Zoom, expected by the end of January; on-campus interviews will follow the selection of finalists depending on the status of COVID-19 in the US and Maryland. The Mount is a comprehensive, nationally recognized Catholic university. The University enrolls 2,300 students and has a 14:1 student to faculty ratio. We seek to build an inclusive faculty that can engage the interests of an increasingly diverse student population; we welcome applications from minority candidates. Additional information about Mount St. Mary's University is available at


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