Visiting Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies
- Whitman College
- Location details
- Walla Walla WA 99362
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Language teaching, Literature, multicultural
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
- Academic Hiring Standards
- Hiring standards
Located in the historic community of Walla Walla, Whitman’s beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually diverse, dynamic, and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty serving roughly 1,500 students from the local region and across the globe. With exceptional students, accomplished faculty and staff, along with a fiercely loyal and growing number of engaged alumni, Whitman College continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.
The Hispanic Studies Department at Whitman College is excited to announce a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor position, effective August, 2023. Ph.D. strongly preferred, ABD considered (at the rank of Visiting Instructor). The successful candidate should be prepared to offer courses in all levels of Spanish language, Spanish in applied contexts according to the candidate’s expertise, and courses on literary and cultural analysis. All candidates with expertise in Hispanic literatures and cultures are welcome to apply; candidates with expertise in poetry and lyric are particularly welcome. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English required. The teaching load for this position is five courses.
Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and articulate how their classroom and scholarly practices work to advance antiracism in the learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.
To apply, go to http://apply.interfolio.com/123258. The online application will prompt you to upload all of the required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction; and contact information for three references.
For full consideration, applications should be submitted by April 28, 2023.
Whitman College offers a competitive benefits package that is designed to attract qualified candidates and retain talented employees. Full-time employees enjoy the following benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurances; basic life, accidental death and dismemberment and long term disability insurances with the capability to elect additional voluntary coverage; 403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan with a 10% matching contribution after eligibility requirements are met; employee tuition waiver for one Whitman course per semester; and an Employee Assistance Program. New faculty receive moving expenses based on the distance of relocation and are compensated $1,500 for attending a required New Faculty Orientation.
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