Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies

The Hispanic Studies Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024. We seek candidates to teach courses in contemporary literature and cultures of Spain, as well as Spanish language and conversation. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with broadly diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goals of enhancing the educational experiences of students while building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. The position requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year. 

The Hispanic Studies Department ( offers a diverse curriculum that includes Spanish language study for both non-heritage and heritage speakers, and an array of courses in Latin American, Spanish, and U.S. Latinx literatures and cultures.  

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. The new hire will be expected to contribute to Hamilton’s prestigious program in Madrid ( The expected salary range for this position is $88,000 to $94,100. Candidates should submit cover letter and c.v. via Interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to Jessica Burke, Search Committee Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023.  

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum ( Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information (  

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.

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