Assistant Professor of Spanish, peninsular Spain

Summary

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Spanish, peninsular Spain

Department

World Languages

Status

Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The Department of World Languages, with the College of Arts and Sciences at Jacksonville University, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Spanish, peninsular Spain, tenure-track. Faculty positions at Jacksonville University require commitment to teaching, university service, and scholarship. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by time of appointment (August 2020). 

Faculty in the Department of World Languages teach a wide variety of courses to support the core curriculum and both the major and minor programs. The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester, which will potentially include all levels of language, literature, and culture. 

Essential Job Duties

  • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
  • Demonstrable evidence of excellence in teaching
  • An energetic commitment to working in a small, growing program

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Ph.D 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency-based instruction and interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching.
  • Experience in advising and/or in engaging students outside of the classroom (e.g., study abroad, service learning, and participation in research) is also highly desirable. 
  • Ability to teach languages other than Spanish or French may be of interest but is not required. 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Review of applications will be begin on November 1st and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send (via email to Dr. Tamara Bentley Caudill at spanishsearch@ju.edu a detailed cover letter, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of references. Further materials may be requested at a later date. Interviews may be conducted at the MLA convention in Seattle or via videoconference, January 9-12, 2020.

 

Jacksonville University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Jacksonville University’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups who are historically underrepresented in higher education.