Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish - Peninsula

The Department of Romance Languages at Williams College seeks to fill a one-year visiting faculty position in Spanish for the 2023-2024 academic year to teach four courses, two in language and two in literature. Preferred specializations are 19th/ 20th-century and/or contemporary Peninsular Spanish; Ph.D. preferred; native or near-native proficiency in the language is required. A passion for teaching is a must. The successful candidate will have significant language teaching experience, innovative ideas for upper-level courses in Spanish, and a desire to work effectively, both inside and outside of the classroom, with a student population that is broadly diverse in every way. Our program is founded on close student-faculty interaction and strong mentoring, as well as vibrant scholarship. Application deadline: December 4, 2022. We expect to conduct interviews virtually in January and February of 2023, and to complete the search by the end of March 2023. Applications should include:  CV, cover letter, and four reference letters; a writing sample and course syllabi will be solicited later from candidates who advance to the later stages of the search. All materials should be addressed to Leyla Rouhi, Chair, Department of Romance Languages, and must be submitted through Interfolio. Email applications will not be accepted.  All queries should be directed to Leyla Rouhi at  We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field.  All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.  Further information is available here:

Position Begins

July 1, 2023

Application Deadline

December 4 2022

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Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts.  The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students.  Please visit the Williams College website (  Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.



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