Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Virginia Military Institute invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish position beginning 1 August 2023.

A Ph.D. in Spanish/Hispanic Studies is required but the specialization is open. The successful candidate will teach courses in language, literature, and culture. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English required. The standard teaching load is six courses per year (3-3) with required participation in academic advising, committee work, and scholarship. Mentoring of undergraduate research is highly encouraged. Faculty members at VMI wear uniforms and adhere to military customs, but military experience is not required.

Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported four-year undergraduate military college of liberal arts, engineering, and the sciences. It is located in the southern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington, population 7,000, is also home to Washington and Lee University and offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere in a pleasant, rural setting.

Applicants must submit full dossiers including letter of application, three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts via the Commonwealth of Virginia employment portal at: Assistant Professor of Spanish- Job Application


You may send email inquiries about the position to Dr. Sabrina S. Laroussi ( but be aware that all materials must be submitted via the online application as outlined above. Applications accepted until the position is filled.


In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.

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