Assistant Professor of Spanish

DEPARTMENT: Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Studies
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Spanish
DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Earned doctorate in Spanish (specialization open) or related field by August 2022. Near-native oral and written communication skills in Spanish and English. Relevant experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: Spanish for the professions; U.S. Latinx studies; cultures or literatures of the Americas; border/migration studies; translation/interpretation; study abroad; Spanish as a heritage language; K-12 licensure in ESL or Spanish. Evidence of teaching excellence; promise of continued scholarly activity; and willingness to support the mission of the College. Demonstrated ability to teach another language at the elementary and intermediate levels preferred.
Teach three 14-week undergraduate courses in both fall and winter terms, including elementary, intermediate, and advanced language/culture courses. Teach one 4-week May term course, including travel courses on a rotation. Advise student majors in Spanish; develop new courses in area of specialization; engage in scholarship and service appropriate to the liberal arts setting.
SALARY: Competitive
CONTRACT: Tenure-track

Send curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three current references, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College. Please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups of students. This information should be submitted electronically to: or by regular mail to: Jamie Hollaway, Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-1003. For specific inquiries contact Zak Montgomery, chair of the search committee ( For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see, and specifically about the Spanish program, see Wartburg College requires a criminal background check for position finalists.

WARTBURG COLLEGE is a selective liberal arts college of the ELCA, nationally recognized for community engagement. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented ethnic and minority groups.

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