- The College of Idaho
- Location details
- 2112 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell ID
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
- Academic Hiring Standards
- Hiring standards
The College of Idaho invites applications for a tenure-track position in Spanish beginning August 2020, housed in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. The successful candidate will be able to offer a wide range of courses, from beginning and intermediate Spanish language to advanced literary and cultural studies and / or in applied linguistics. Possible specializations include but are not limited to Mexican and/or Latin American literature; women's literature in Spanish; Latinx or Chicana/o literature; Hispanic/Latino cultural studies; sociolinguistics; second language acquisition. This hire also will strengthen opportunities for Service Learning in the Spanish major and oversee the development of our Heritage Speaker program. WLC faculty share advising and administrative responsibilities, and Spanish faculty contribute to an interdisciplinary program in Latin American Studies.
Candidates should demonstrate experience in working with a diverse student population, including in teaching heritage and native speakers. Excellent teaching and mentoring of students are the highest priorities of the College. The successful candidate will also have an active scholarship agenda; the College provides a sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both teaching and research. The usual teaching load is 21 credits per year, which includes a course in the College’s intensive January term, often used for faculty-led international courses. Ph.D. and native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English required.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from The College of Idaho.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019. Send cover letter, cv, a one-page diversity statement, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for five references to: HR@collegeofidaho.edu with subject ‘Spanish Search.’
The College of Idaho is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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