Assistant Professor of Spanish (2 tenure-track positions)

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The University of Maine at Farmington seeks to hire two Assistant Professors for tenure-track positions in Spanish beginning Fall, 2020. Primary teaching responsibilities for both positions will be Spanish language classes from beginning to advanced levels. In addition, we seek coverage for courses in Peninsular literature and cultures and in Latin American studies, as well as for Arabic language classes through the intermediate level. Teaching load 3/3. PhD required for tenure, along with an active research agenda. 

Founded in 1864, UMF is an undergraduate public liberal arts college with an enrollment cap of 2000 students. It has consistently been rated one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News and World Report. To learn more, please visit www.umf.maine.edu. All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee training, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harrassment. An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening. The University of Maine at Farmington is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualifications: PhD in Spanish or related field by the time of position start date. College teaching experience. Commitment to and enthusiasm for undergraduate language teaching. Ability to teach Spanish language at all levels and ability to teach courses in 2 -3 of the following areas: Peninsular literature and cultures, Latin American studies, and Arabic Language classes through the intermediate level. Native or near native proficiency in Spanish and English. Demonstrated promise of scholarly excellence. Interest in study abroad and language pedagogy desired.

Send letter of application, CV, and three current letters of recommendation via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/69704

Questions to Olivia Donaldson, Chair, Search Committee at s.donaldson@maine.edu

Application deadline: November 22, 2019


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