Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Providence College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Spanish beginning August 2023.


We seek to hire someone with expertise in Modern and Contemporary Spanish literature and culture and an interest in interdisciplinary research in Afro-Hispanic, diaspora or transatlantic studies.


The ability to teach all levels of Spanish language and literature classes is essential and an interest in developing Spanish for the Professions courses is particularly desirable.

Qualified applicants would demonstrate an established record of scholarly publication, show commitment to student-centered, interactive pedagogy as well as effective mentoring of our increasingly diverse student body.

Candidates must possess a PhD in Spanish by the time of the appointment and are required to have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Application information is available on the College's web site at: The deadline for applications is November 18, 2022. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. We will invite selected candidates for a preliminary virtual interview to take place in mid-December.

Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, encourages the deepest respect for the essential dignity, freedom, and equality of every person and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Committed to fostering academic excellence, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.

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