Human Resources

Instructor in Spanish (Part-Time)

Department

Modern Languages

Overview

URSINUS COLLEGE invites applications for a part-time instructor to teach Spanish language in the Fall 2020 semester. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching two sections of SPAN-251 Survey of Hispanic Cultures. The course description is as follows:

This course introduces students to the major historical events and cultural trends of the Hispanic world. Students will analyze a range of key cultural products—from chronicles to literary works, architecture and film—within their social and historical contexts. This course will prepare students with the historical and cultural knowledge necessary for the advanced study of Hispanic cultures.

Ursinus College is a selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of 1500 students located about 30 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. 

Requirements and Qualifications

Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. or are ABD, and to candidates who have experience in teaching college Spanish.

Ursinus College instructors will be required to follow the college’s COVID-19 protocols, which include the use of face shields or face masks and social distancing in all classes.

Anticipated Start Date

Fall 2020

Application

Send letter of application, c.v., transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the first screening of applications), and the names and contact information for three references to Professor Matthew Mizenko, Chair, Department of Modern Languages, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA 19426-1000. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Queries and applications may be sent via email to Prof. Mizenko (mmizenko@ursinus.edu) with a copy to the department’s Administrative Assistant, Ms. Yvon Kennon (ykennon@ursinus.edu).

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, 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.