Asst. Professor of Spanish (Modern Languages & Literatures) Global Latinx Studies & Int'l Studies
- Location details
- San Antonio, Texas
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
Cluster Hire Search
Assistant Professor of Spanish (Modern Languages and Literatures), Global Latinx Studies, and International Studies
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Trinity University invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Spanish language, literature, and culture. Applicants must have met the requirements for the Ph.D. by August 2023.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach Spanish language courses at all levels, as well as upper-division courses in Spanish on a variety of subjects related to the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. As a cluster hire, he/she/they will also be expected to teach in the International Studies Major Program, particularly the major’s introductory course, and the Global Latinx Studies, also under the Modern Languages and Literatures Department. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to teach in the Trinity University First Year Experience program, as well as courses in the Pathways general curriculum that focus on writing, oral and visual communication, and engaged citizenship. This position requires a course load of 3/3 and pre-tenured faculty will have the opportunity to apply for a one semester leave in their third year to advance the candidate’s research agenda.
Candidates must demonstrate an active research agenda in a specialization in some aspect of the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking world and its impact in global interests related to International Studies. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and in English. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in 20th century literatures and cultures, transatlantic studies, Latino/a/x studies, and/or diasporic studies. Candidates must demonstrate a potential to teach and to become involved in a liberal arts environment.
Trinity University is ranked #55 as a national liberal arts college. We're located in the heart of San Antonio, a large, vibrant and diverse city where our students learn from and participate in a multicultural urban environment. Trinity University is a prestigious, selective liberal arts institution, with over 11,000 applications, and approximately 650 first-year students in the Class of 2026. Trinity University is an equal opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws. Discover more about Trinity University.
Inclusive Communities Cluster: This search is part of a cluster hire focused on Building Inclusive Communities, which seeks to recruit, amplify, connect, and empower teacher-scholars whose work contributes to addressing the grand challenge of building and sustaining inclusive communities. Additional tenure-track faculty positions will be advertised as part of the cluster, with the goal of recruiting a diverse interdisciplinary faculty cohort whose research, experience, and interests will benefit from collaboration and intentional support, including individual and group research startup funding. More information about the cluster may be found here.
Deadline for receipt of applications is December 2, 2022. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching philosophy, and a short statement (250-500 words) describing past efforts as well as future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in teaching, research, or other professional activities. The end of the CV must include names and contact information for three professional references; they will only be contacted if the candidate is one of the finalists. Finalists will be asked to submit a writing sample (up to 20), graduate transcript(s), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. The review of applications will begin on December 5 and will continue until the position is filled.
Women, gender non-binary individuals, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to apply.
Electronic submissions are preferred. Send materials to JoAnn Ayari at email@example.com . If hard copies must be mailed, please send them to:
Dr. Bruce Holl
Chair of Modern Languages and Literatures Department
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200
Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Bruce Holl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trinity University is an equal opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.