Assistant Professor, Spanish
- Location details
- Colorado Springs, CO
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Employment category
Colorado College is hiring an Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese to start August 2023. We are looking for a colleague specializing in Mexican cultures and literatures who can complement our focus on interdisciplinary studies. Areas of expertise sought include, but are not limited to, Critical Indigenous Studies, U.S.-México Border Studies or Diaspora Studies. The successful candidate is a dedicated educator who will be able to teach at all levels of our curriculum, with a focus on language instruction. The candidate is also expected to contribute to our established study abroad programs.
The College actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. We are also committed to becoming an antiracist institution in all of our policies, practices, and pedagogies (please see https://www.coloradocollege.edu/other/antiracism-commitment/).
Colorado College is a private, undergraduate, selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 2,200 students. One distinguishing feature of Colorado College is the Block Plan, in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time. Each block is three and a half weeks long, allowing for unique teaching and learning strategies. Professors in our Department teach six of the eight blocks in an academic year, including one block dedicated to supervising senior theses, projects and/or Independent Studies. Applicants must be committed to high quality, innovative undergraduate teaching and to mentoring undergraduate student research. Other responsibilities include service to the Department and College as well as active scholarship.
Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, caste, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices. Colorado College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and to becoming an antiracist institution. We actively promote a dynamic and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. The department believes the College grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty committed to building an inclusive community. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are particularly encouraged to apply.
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