Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish





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The Spanish Department at Wake Forest University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish to join our faculty beginning July 1, 2023. This full-time, non-tenure track position with benefits offers an initial two-year appointment with possibility of renewal and promotion on a teaching-centered career path. 

The teaching requirement is six courses per year, primarily in introductory and intermediate Spanish classes and may also include courses in First Year Seminar or study abroad programs. All faculty, including Teaching Professors, serve as academic advisers and on departmental or university committees and receive support for continuing professional development. The Department has a strong commitment to faculty and student diversity and is particularly interested in candidates whose  critical perspectives are linked to the experiences of groups historically underrepresented in higher education in ways that inform and influence their pedagogical approach.


Successful applicants will have an M.A. at minimum, PhD preferred, in Spanish or a related field, as well as native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate Spanish language courses in a 4-year college or university setting and training or professional activity related to foreign language pedagogy. 

Wake Forest University requires proof of full vaccination with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine for all positions posted on or after September 13, 2021.  Wake Forest University requires that you provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination status to Human Resources within three days of your hire date. You must also maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as classified by the CDC, during your employment at Wake Forest University.

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Applicants should submit the following materials as one pdf: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, course evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, and a sample introductory or intermediate syllabus or lesson designed by the applicant. Submit applications to Selected candidates will be asked to submit three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching) after the initial review. For full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2022.

Please direct inquiries about the application process and document submission to


Inquiries about the position or department should be directed to Dr. Kathryn Mayers,


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