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The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Spanish, beginning in the fall of 2023.
The position carries a teaching load of eighteen faculty workload credits per year (approximately five courses per year). All teaching is at the undergraduate level.
Applicants must possess a strong desire to teach and pursue research in a liberal arts environment with a reputation for excellent teaching. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Spanish, Applied Linguistics, or Second Language Acquisition with a focus on Spanish for Specific Purposes, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, or Translation Studies. The candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and a good command of English. Preference will be given to candidates who can develop and teach courses at all levels of the Spanish language curriculum, including elementary Spanish, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, and Spanish for Specific Purposes (Business, Health Professions, Social Work, Education, etc.).
To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, cv, writing sample, teaching statement, and three references by October 31, 2022. All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held via video conferencing in early December. Skidmore College continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community, and candidates are encouraged to speak directly about this issue in their application materials.
We encourage applications from historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience in teaching in a multicultural classroom; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.