Clinical Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies (non-tenure track, two-year renewable contract), starting August 2023.

We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which can be found here:

Responsibilities include full-time teaching (4:4), coordination of beginning and/or intermediate-level language courses, and active participation in departmental events and committees.  Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish, Ph. D. in hand at the time of appointment, experience teaching undergraduate Spanish courses in a 4-year college or university, and training or professional activity related to foreign language pedagogy. Preference is given to candidates specializing in 1) Spanish for the professions, 2) Spanish for Heritage learners, 3) intercultural communication, or 4) applied linguistics and second language acquisition.  The ideal candidate will bring enthusiasm and proven teaching excellence to provide innovative instruction at all levels of the curriculum along with a strong sense of commitment to building our undergraduate program and developing outreach initiatives in the Hispanic community. 

For inquiries about the position and to submit your application materials, please contact Dr. Margaret Ann Kassen, Chair ( Applicants are asked to submit the following documents: 

- Letter of interest

- Curriculum Vitae

- Three letters of reference

- Teaching evaluations

-Teaching portfolio with videotaped teaching sample

- A one- to two-page personal statement indicating how your research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to our University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae, which can be found here: ii/en/apost_constitutions/documents/hf_jp-ii_apc_15081990_ex-corde- ecclesiae.html 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment. 

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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