Assistant Professor in Spanish

Job Description:

The Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure track position for an assistant professor in peninsular Spanish language, literature and culture.  We are seeking a candidate who is able to teach all areas and periods of peninsular literature, as well as Spanish language courses at all levels. Candidates with the experience and ability to integrate visual culture, and an interdisciplinary approach in their teaching will be preferred. In addition to these, a strong research portfolio will be essential.

 Compensation and Benefits:                                               
 CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of the application. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: 

STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now"
Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #23014.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting. Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation.  

STEP TWO - Go to  
All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below. 

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided. 

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

Closing Date:  

The posting will end on December 31, 2021. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 31, 2021.

EEO Statement:                        

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


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