Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Spanish starting in August 2024. A Ph.D. (in hand by August 2024) in Spanish or a closely related field is required. Candidates are expected to have native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English.

Responsibilities include (1) teaching undergraduate Spanish language courses at all levels, (2) teaching courses for the Spanish track of the Applied Modern Language and Culture degree program and for the Latino/a, Latin American Studies minor and immersion, (3) teaching and developing courses in English about Hispanic literatures and cultures, (4) conducting scholarship in area of specialization, (5) providing service to the Spanish program, such as curriculum development and student advising, (6) participating in committee work and attending meetings, for both the department and the college.

The ideal candidate will have successful experience teaching undergraduate Spanish language courses as well as undergraduate courses about Hispanic literatures and cultures. The candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda and show promise for substantial contributions to their field. We are interested in candidates who demonstrate commitment to collaborate with the Spanish faculty to grow its curriculum, and participate in the advising of students pursuing a Spanish immersion, minor, or major. Interest in collaborating with faculty outside of the Spanish program is also an asset for this position.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

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