Assistant Professor of Spanish (1-year term)

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Spanish invites applications for a one-year appointment beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Open Specialization; graduate coursework in and/or experience teaching Spanish syntax highly recommended. The teaching load of five courses over two semesters will include Beginning Spanish, Intermediate Spanish, and Advanced Spanish Grammar.

The Spanish Department highly values and is strongly committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive teaching and scholarly environment through our focus on linguistic and cultural competency and global engagement. We expect that the ideal candidate will contribute to these areas at all levels of the curriculum.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by Friday, February 25, 2022. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a statement of teaching philosophy, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Nick Phillips, at or 641-269-3173.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

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