One-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

  • Allegheny College
  • Meadville, PA
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Languages & Literature

Job Description

One-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish. The Department of World Languages and Cultures invites applicants for a one-year sabbatical replacement beginning August 2021. Ideal candidates will demonstrate innovative teaching of language and literature/culture at the intermediate level. Area of specialization in Peninsular, Latin American culture(s), or Latinx Studies, contemporary focus preferred. A Ph.D is strongly preferred by time of appointment, but ABD will be considered. Teaching load is six courses per year (3-3). All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars. Opportunities and support for research and scholarly activity are available. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Allegheny College is a selective private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania, with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding and will contribute to the diversity of our college community. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send by email with the subject line "VAP of Spanish" to Wilfredo Hernández, Associate Professor of Spanish at languages@allegheny.edu: a letter of application that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness, CV, a diversity statement (describing how you have/could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service), and three letters of recommendation (including at least one that offers evidence of excellence in teaching). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

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