Assistant Teaching Professor (NTT) of Spanish – Central America & Afro-Hispanic Studies

The School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the University of Missouri-Columbia invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish to join our faculty beginning August 1, 2023. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, benefit eligible position.

Applicants must have a PhD in Spanish or in a related field by the time of appointment, as well as native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English. The department is seeking a specialist in Central America with an additional emphasis in Afro-Hispanic Studies, reflecting the richness and diversity of Central American identities.

The teaching requirements will be assigned by the Department Chair and will focus primarily in introductory and intermediate Spanish classes and may also include courses in advanced literature and Spanish for health sciences.

The Department has a strong commitment to faculty and student diversity and is particularly interested in candidates whose critical perspectives are linked to the experiences of groups historically underrepresented in higher education in ways that inform and influence their pedagogical approach. This hire could also contribute to several cross-campus initiatives, including programming in the Cambio Center and collaborations with the newly emerging, interdisciplinary, and multi-campus LatinX minor housed within the School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures.

Please apply online at: (Job ID 43839). Use the online application and be prepared to upload an application letter (two pages maximum), your current C.V., a one-page statement of teaching statement, and statement of inclusion. In addition, solicit three recommenders for confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Mamadou Badiane ( Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022. Applicants should apply by this date for full consideration.

Applicants may contact Dr. Mamadou Badiane (, Chair of the Search Committee with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.

The University of Missouri is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.


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