One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Global Hispanophone Cultures

The Spanish Department at Colby College invites applications for a One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Global Hispanophone Cultures position, starting September 1, 2023. 

We are seeking a person whose teaching and scholarship demonstrate experience with the practices and methodologies of cultural studies and whose research engages with the history and production of knowledge in global hispanophone cultures. Research may focus on any element of Iberian culture, especially when it engages transatlantic, Asian, and/or African cultural production. Candidates with a secondary or intersectional emphasis on gender
and sexuality studies and/or ecocriticism and environmental humanities are especially encouraged to apply. The strongest candidates for this position will also have a demonstrated ability to teach language courses at all levels. The position requires teaching a combination of special topics and language courses to total 5 courses per year; an ongoing program of research; and the willingness to contribute to the intellectual life of the college.

Review of materials will begin on March 8 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 demonstrate a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching.
Three confidential letters of recommendation may be requested at later stages in the interview process. Documents should be submitted via Interfolio at Questions about this search can be directed to Professor Brett White,

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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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