Assistant Professor in Spanish

The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Spanish beginning fall 2024. Required qualifications include Ph.D. in Spanish by August 15, 2024 and near-native fluency in Spanish and English. Desirable credentials include general linguistics and/or translation studies with college teaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching Spanish language and communication, and occasionally, linguistics to English and Spanish majors, research and publication, developing a legal Spanish minor or certificate program, learning outcome assessment, and local community outreach for service learning. Teaching load is 3/3. Compensation is competitive and based on credentials.

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas. As the cultural center of East Texas, Tyler is a region with over one million people and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center.  One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service.  More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

To apply: submit letter of interest, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, copy of transcripts for graduate degrees, contact information of three references in one file to the UT Tyler employment portal, For additional information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Greg Utley at or visit our website: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023 and end when the position is filled.


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.    

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