Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish

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The Department of Spanish & Italian invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish to join our faculty beginning July 2020. This full-time, non-tenure track position with benefits offers an initial two-year appointment with the possibility of renewal and promotion on a teaching-centered career path. Teaching load is six courses per year, primarily in introductory and intermediate Spanish classes and may also include courses in First Year Seminar or study abroad programs. All faculty, including Teaching Professors, serve as academic advisers and on departmental or university committees and receive support for continuing professional development.

Qualifications: M.A. minimum, PhD preferred, in Spanish or related field as well as native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate Spanish language courses in a 4-year college or university setting and training or professional activity related to foreign language pedagogy. Dossier materials should show evidence of a strong commitment to excellent teaching and mentoring. Wake Forest University values an inclusive campus and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. We also seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer students richly varied perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

Please submit a cover letter addressed to Dr. Anne Hardcastle, CV, teaching statement, sample syllabus or lesson for an introductory or intermediate course, and course evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness through the link provided by December 1, 2019.  Selected candidates will be asked to submit three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching) after the initial review. For questions about the position, contact Anne Hardcastle at

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