Assistant Professor of Spanish (Tenure-track)

The Department of Modern Languages at Ursinus College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish to begin in Fall 2024. We seek candidates who have an active research agenda in Hispanic literary and cultural studies, native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, and a commitment to liberal arts education and student research. Specialization is open but preference will be given to candidates who specialize in health humanities, have a demonstrated interest in community engagement, and can participate in such interdisciplinary programs as Latin American Studies, Health and Society, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, and/or African American and Africana Studies.

Applicants should submit a cover letter that describes scholarly accomplishments and proposed agenda, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample and the statement described below.

The Ursinus College faculty is a diverse community of teacher-scholars dedicated to providing transformative experiences for a diverse student body in a highly reflective process embedded in our core curriculum. It is the expectation of all faculty members that they will be similarly reflective. Therefore, all applicants are also requested to submit a statement reflecting on:

  • Teaching experience, practices, and goals
  • Experience and commitment in support of an inclusive community

All application materials should be uploaded to The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications on October 10, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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