Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

  • Kansas State University
  • Manhattan, KS
  • Apr 26, 2021
Full time Languages & Literature

Job Description

Job no: 510550

About This Role:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish, one-year term. We seek a generalist with experience or an interest in teaching linguistics, beginning in fall 2021. Teach 6 courses per year at graduate and undergraduate levels, including courses in support of our MA program.

Why Join Us:

The Department of Modern Languages is a vibrant, highly international department that values community and cultural sensitivity. We provide an exceptional education for both our undergraduate and our master's students, as our classes generally have fewer than 25 students, our students are encouraged to participate in conferences and are mentored in research, and our curriculum provides a wide array of courses that students can take. Our international faculty are outstanding in their teaching, research, and service. More information can be found on our website: https://www.k-state.edu/mlangs/

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or ABD in Spanish (linguistics or literature) or a related field
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English
  • Successful candidate will value multicultural perspectives in both teaching and research
  • Commitment to active research profile and service activities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. obtained by August 2021
  • Expertise or interest in teaching linguistics strongly preferred
  • Experience teaching graduate courses

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents only, to the attention of Laura Valentín-Rivera, Search Committee Chair:

  1. Letter of application detailing teaching philosophy
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. (unofficial) transcripts

Review of Applications Begins:

Immediately. For best consideration, apply by May 3, 2021. Interviews will be conducted via video conference.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement :

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Application Details

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