Full-time Spanish Faculty

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Manhattan invites applications for a full-time faculty position teaching Spanish language, literature, and culture courses beginning fall 2023.

We seek teacher-scholars who are creative in engaging students, and dedicated to working with adolescents.  The successful candidate will teach a total of four classes per semester.

Classes are in session from early September to early June.  PhD or PhD candidate with research interest in Latin American literature and culture is preferred.  Experience in working with younger students and demonstrated commitment to scholarship are desirable. Native fluency or its equivalent is required.  An ability to teach classes in translation is also a plus. 


This full-time position provides the opportunity to work with a dedicated faculty of scholars, scientists and artists, most of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields.  In their four years here, BHSEC students earn an associate of arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College in addition to a New York State high school diploma.  The academic program emphasizes small class size, seminar-style discussion and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal arts environment.

Compensation:  The compensation for teaching these classes is based on the NYC DOE salary scale found on this page: https://www.uft.org/your-rights/salary/doe-and-city-salary-schedules/teachers-salary-schedule-2018-2021

Start Date: September 2023


Duration: Full-time ongoing

Location: Bard High School Early College at 525 Houston Street in New York City, NY


  • A Master's or PhD in Spanish literature or a related field, such as Latin American Studies
  • Experience teaching Spanish language classes at a variety of levels
  • Commitment to advancing equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic backgrounds. 
  • New York State teaching certification (desirable)

Application Instructions
Please apply directly with Bard College / Bard Early Colleges.  Do this by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here:  http://apply.interfolio.com/124573

Use the Interfolio link provided to upload the following documents directly with Bard College:

  • Letter of interest
  • C.V. / resume
  • Contact information for three references
  • Proposal for an elective course based on research area

Review of applications begins May 5 and will proceed until the position is filled.

If you have any questions about the position, please reach out to Dean of Academic Life, William H. Hinrichs, whinrichs@bhsec.bard.edu.  Include your name and “Fall 2023 Spanish Search” in the subject line.

All application materials must be submitted electronically through the Interfolio job application link provided.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.


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