Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Spanish
The Department of Modern Languages at Ursinus College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish, beginning fall 2014. Specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates with an active research agenda based on interdisciplinary approaches in Peninsular and Latin American language, literature and cultural production. Candidates must have a native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English and are expected to teach all levels of the Spanish program. Familiarity with language learning technology and/or pedagogy is highly desirable. We seek candidates who can create new interdisciplinary courses across campus in English and expand the Spanish program while developing research opportunities and independent learning experiences for our undergraduate students. Finally, candidates should be committed to a liberal arts education for their students. Regular participation in the college’s interdisciplinary first-year student seminar (CIE- Common Intellectual Experience; is expected of all faculty. Ph.D. required by August 1st, 2014. Letter of application should specifically address these requirements.
Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of 1600 students located 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is an AA/OE Employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment. Ursinus College uses Interfolio to collect all application material. Please, submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be requested at a later date), evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, statement on teaching philosophy and three confidential letters of recommendation including email addresses of referees at apply.interfolio.com/22962 Additional information about Ursinus College may be accessed on our web site: http://www.ursinus.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15th.