Assistant Professor of Spanish - Tenure Track

Assistant Professor of Spanish - Tenure Track

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Bradley University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Spanish on the tenure track beginning Fall 2023. We seek a Generalist who can teach all levels of Spanish language, culture and literature. A Ph.D. in Spanish language studies is required, ABD will be considered. Native / near-native fluency in both Spanish and English is required. Teaching load 3/3.

Desirable candidates will show interest in teaching interdisciplinary courses in English (Bradley Core Curriculum, First-year seminars in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, World Languages in Translation) as well as a course in English titled "Introduction to Language". Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching and experience teaching all levels of language and culture.

Candidates will please include: 1) cover letter addressing their qualifications for the position, 2) current CV, 3) statement of teaching interests, 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, 5) complete contact information for a minimum of three references. Submit materials at time of application. Review of applications will begin October 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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Bradley University is a top-ranked private university in Peoria, Illinois, that offers nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students opportunities and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Located midway between Chicago and St. Louis, the Greater Peoria Area has a population of 414,000 and is one of the most innovative and family friendly cities in the nation according to

Bradley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  

Bradley University offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, and retirement plan options. Bradley also offers significant higher education cost savings for employees and dependents through the Tuition Remission program. 

COVID Expectations

ALL students, faculty, and staff MUST have received their second dose of a two dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.   

The ONLY exceptions to this will be: 

  • Those who receive a medical or religious exemption for vaccination. However, please note, individual programs may require you to be vaccinated to meet their requirements.  

We recognize the challenges and need for clarity in this ever-changing environment. Please visit the Bradley Unite website for full policy details.

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