Continuing Non -Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Spanish Department at Colby College invites applications for a continuing non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Spanish position, starting September 1, 2023. 

We seek a person with the demonstrated ability to teach language courses at all levels, from beginning Spanish to intermediate composition and conversation courses. This position helps to support a dynamic and robust language curriculum that leans on the pedagogical skills and research expertise of our departmental faculty. This position is open to skilled language instructors in all research fields. Candidates with research areas in Peninsular studies or second-language acquisition are especially encouraged to apply.  

Principle responsibilities include teaching five language courses per academic year, an ongoing program of research, and a willingness to contribute to the intellectual life of the college.

Review of materials will begin on March 1 and continue until the search is completed.


The successful applicant will have PhD. in hand by August 2023, native or near-native command of Spanish, and demonstrated ability in teaching language and literature/culture.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter that explains their interest in and qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and (4) a statement of research interests, both of which must demonstrate a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching, and (5) contact information for three references. Documents should be submitted via Interfolio at Questions about this search can be directed to Professor Dean Allbritton,

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Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, caste, national or ethnic origin, marital status, genetic information, political beliefs, veteran or military status, parental status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability unrelated to the job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law. Colby is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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