Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Spanish

Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor of Spanish with expertise in Hispanic linguistics. The ideal candidate will be qualified to teach courses such as sociolinguistics, L2 methodology, Spanish phonetics and phonology, bilingualism, or heritage language pedagogy, and have a strong background in language proficiency assessment. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required. Full-time tenure-track appointment to begin on September 1, 2024. Ph.D. in hand preferred.

Lawrence is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory located in Appleton, WI. Competitive candidates for this appointment will be committed to continuing and strengthening our heritage language program. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per term in Spanish language and Hispanic linguistics (one release available during the first year), developing courses that complement the university’s offerings, helping to coordinate the instruction and assessment of language and culture courses, advising students after the second year of appointment, engaging in departmental and university service, and occasionally teaching First Year Studies, our signature program. Candidates are expected to be familiar with current teaching methods and experienced with innovative educational technology.

Applicants should apply online by submitting a cover letter, C.V., transcripts (copies are acceptable), separate statements on teaching and scholarship, and a writing sample at https://lawrence.peopleadmin.com/. All candidates are encouraged to address how they could contribute to Lawrence’s institutional mission and commitment to diversity in their cover letters. Applicants should also provide the contact information for three references who will be asked directly by Lawrence University to provide a letter of recommendation. At least one of the letters should address teaching. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by November 15.

Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and the viewpoints and approaches that a diverse community represents. We strongly encourage candidates who can contribute to diversity at Lawrence to apply. See https://www.lawrence.edu/about for more information about Lawrence and its surrounding community.

Preliminary interviews will be held in January.

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