Visiting faculty position in Spanish and Latin American Literature

The Department of Romance Languages at Williams College seeks to fill a one-semester visiting faculty position in Spanish and Latin American literature for the Fall of 2024 to teach three courses; one in language, one for heritage speakers of Spanish, and one to be determined in consultation with the successful applicant. Specialization open. Ph.D. preferred; native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is required. A passion for teaching is a must, as is a desire to work effectively, both inside and outside of the classroom, with a student population that is broadly diverse in every way. The successful candidate will have significant language teaching experience, including demonstrated expertise in heritage speaker courses, and innovative ideas for upper-level courses in Spanish. Our program is founded on close student-faculty interaction and strong mentoring, as well as vibrant scholarship. We provide visiting faculty with mentoring in teaching including participation in college’s professional development program for new faculty (First3) and support through the Rice Center for Teaching. Application deadline: January 15, 2024. Applications should include:  CV, cover letter, and three reference letters. In your cover letter, please include a statement regarding your commitment to working with a student population that is broadly diverse. All materials should be addressed to Leyla Rouhi, Chair, Department of Romance Languages, and must be submitted through Interfolio. Email applications will not be accepted.  All queries should be directed to We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field.  All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.  Further information is available here:

Position Begins

July 1, 2024

Application Deadline

January 15 2024

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Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts.  The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students.  Please visit the Williams College website (  Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.


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