- Lamar University
- Location details
- Beaumont, TX
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- English, Spanish
- Language teaching
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
Assistant Professor, Spanish 499988
Position Number: 202269
Job Summary/Basic Function:
About This Role:
The Department of English and Modern Languages at Lamar University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Spanish beginning Fall 2024. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a PhD or anticipated PhD completion in Spanish or a related field by August 2024. The search is open with regard to research specialty, although the Department of English and Modern Languages is especially interested in scholars whose research and teaching interests include Spanish Peninsular Literature or Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogies. Most of all, the department seeks scholars who will further its goals of producing high quality research and providing innovative undergraduate education. In addition to area(s) of expertise, the candidate should be able to teach a range of topics and genres at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of modalities. Applicants with an ability to teach Spanish for the Profession are encouraged to apply. Additional responsibilities include developing, implementing, and assessing undergraduate and graduate programs; working closely with other academic and administrative offices; and developing a plan for recruitment, retention, and student success.
What You'll Do - Position Responsibilities
In addition to area(s) of expertise, the candidate should be able to teach a range of topics and genres at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of modalities. Core skills include an ability to produce high quality research and provide innovative undergraduate education. An ability to teach Spanish for the Profession is encouraged. Additional responsibilities include developing, implementing, and assessing undergraduate and graduate programs; working closely with other academic and administrative offices; and developing a plan for recruitment, retention, and student success.
Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic well-being and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.
At Lamar University one of the ways, we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
- Health, dental & vision insurance
- Life insurance
- State of Texas Retirement plans
- Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent.
- Paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays.
- Applicants should have an earned PhD in Spanish or related fields by the August 2024.
Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Open Until Filled: Yes
We begin review applications on Dec 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.To be considered, you must:
1) Apply online at https://jobs.lamar.edu, and include a letter of interest that specifically addresses teaching, research, and service; a curriculum vitae; a research statement; and a teaching philosophy.
2) Submit three letters of recommendation to officeofthedeanCOAS@lamar.edu that each address your strengths as a researcher and address your strengths in teaching and service in their totality.
To apply, visit https://jobs.lamar.edu/.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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