Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Lecturer of Latin American Literature (2622)

Company Description

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The Department of Global Studies and Languages at Idaho State University invites applications for a remote visiting, full-time, fully online position at the Assistant Professor or Assistant Lecturer level to begin in August of 2022. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal (up to 3 years) based on performance and departmental needs. Key responsibilities include: 

  • Teaching 2-3 online courses during the Fall, Spring, & Summer semesters in a combination of Spanish language and Latin American literature and culture and/or U.S. Latinx literature and culture at the undergraduate and graduate levels (Course load varies depending on appointment as VAP or VAL)
  • Advising undergraduate and graduate students in the Spanish program
  • Participating in Spanish program curriculum development
  • Participating in Spanish program assessment and, for the VAP, evidence of ongoing scholarly engagement

Minimum Qualifications

  • Visiting Assistant Lecturer: ABD in Latin American literature 
  • Visiting Assistant Professor: Ph.D. in Latin American literature in hand by July 31st, 2022
  • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and in English
  • Experience teaching Spanish language, composition, conversation, and Latin American/U.S. Latinx literature and culture in Spanish
  • Must reside in the United States 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in hand by July 31st, 2022
  • Specialist in Latin American literature and culture
  • Ability to teach U.S. Latinx Literature and culture 
  • Experience with online delivery of courses in Spanish

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