Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Instructor, Spanish; Full time / August 2022
May 1, 2022
The Dominican University Department of Spanish Language and Transcultural
Studies seeks applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Instructor of Spanish for the 2022-2023 academic year. The
candidate must be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses. Responsibilities consists of teaching 3 courses per semester,
advising, and service to the department; participation in university life is encouraged.
Successful candidates will have at least a Masters or ABD status, Ph.D. (preferred) in Spanish.
Candidates must show native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching, and strong
commitment to liberal arts education. Dominican seeks candidates who are committed to working with diverse student and community
Preference to those with expertise in Latinx and Latin
American Studies, teaching heritage speakers of Spanish, or in research on heritage language learning and curriculum development.
Application materials must include a cover letter (in which the candidate should explain
how they can contribute to the diversity and inclusion on our campus), curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including practices of
inclusive teaching), and three letters of recommendation. Materials must be submitted at www.dom.edu/jobs
. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and review
of applications will begin immediately. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Cristina Mostacero-Pinilla (firstname.lastname@example.org
), chair of the search committee.
Deadline for full consideration:
Review of materials will begin immediately until position is
About Dominican University
Founded in 1901, Dominican University is a comprehensive,
coeducational Catholic institution. Dominican University is a relationship-centered community rooted in a vibrant liberal arts and sciences
education, offering rigorous, integrative, and innovative undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. It is known for its excellent
academic programs, the care and respect with which it mentors its students, its enduring commitment to social justice, and the enriching
diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. U.S. News & World Report
ranks Dominican No. 10 among master's-level
universities in the Midwest. Dominican is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution
(HSI). Approximately 51% of the 3,000 currently enrolled students are Latinx. Among undergraduates, 48% are Pell-eligible and 43% are
the first in their families to attend college. Located on a 37-acre wooded campus in suburban River Forest, Illinois, and just 10 miles
west of downtown Chicago, the university provides students and alumnae/i an accessible and welcoming location and superb access to a wealth
of career, intellectual and cultural opportunities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff
committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied
experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to
individuals with disabilities.
Job offer will be pending a background screening.
To Apply: Please use the "Apply" Button Below or see the Job Description Above
When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference AcademicCareers.com.
Be first to receive notifications of new jobs in your specific area by signing up for Job Alerts Here.