Spanish Tenure Track Faculty Position

Spanish Tenure Track Faculty Position


Rank: Professor
Tenure Information: Tenure Track

Job Description
Sarah Lawrence invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Spanish to begin in Fall 2023. Candidates should be prepared to teach all levels of language and culture courses, from Beginning to Advanced, and to occasionally teach courses in English in their area of interest. The area of specialization is open thematically and geographically; we especially encourage applications that establish broad connections—including but not limited to work in African heritages across the Americas and/or transatlantic, U.S. Latinx, Indigenous, and/or LGBTQIA+ studies—and that engage varied media and cultural forms. We are interested in candidates who have creative and expansive visions about teaching and research, and who would complement and expand our existing curriculum.

The application should include the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, proposals for one Beginning and one Advanced course in Spanish that you could see yourself teaching at Sarah Lawrence, a sample syllabus, a brief writing sample in Spanish or English, three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our curricular structure, including the one-on-one work with students that it entails (

Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2022 and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should the review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by email.

Required Qualifications
Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is essential, as is a commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants should have received their PhD by Fall 2023.

Preferred Qualifications

Requirements for Employment
Effective October 15, 2021, all employees of Sarah Lawrence College must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions to this requirement will only be considered for documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Any offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and submission of proof of vaccination.

Posting Number: F00126P
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Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Sarah Lawrence College is a liberal arts college with a strong commitment to intellectual and civic engagement, personalized course of study, independent research, and close collaboration between students, faculty, and staff. Sarah Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.

The college is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our website at

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