Visiting Assistant Professor - pre-1800 literature and cultures of Spain

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The Hispanic Studies Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year visiting position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024. We seek candidates to teach courses in Medieval and/or Early Modern (pre-1800) literature and cultures of Spain, as well as Spanish language and conversation. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with broadly diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goals of enhancing the educational experiences of students while building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. 

 

The Hispanic Studies Department (https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/Hispanic-Studies) offers a diverse curriculum that includes Spanish language study for both non-heritage and heritage speakers, and an array of courses in Latin American, Spanish, and U.S. Latinx literatures and cultures. 

 

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses yearly. The expected salary range for this position is $74,000 to $76,900. Candidates should submit a cover letter and c.v. via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/140212. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Jessica Burke, Search Committee Chair, at jnburke@hamilton.edu. Our review of applications will begin on February 15, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum (https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/open-curriculum). Accomplished faculty, highly capable and motivated students, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and cultural diversity, and respect for differences in the development of students as human beings. Hamilton’s commitment to diversity is embodied in its need-blind admission policy and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student for their entire undergraduate program. Please visit the college website for more information (www.hamilton.edu). 

 

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.


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