Assistant Professor of Spanish - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Spanish at The College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August, 2016.  Field: 20th and 21st century Latin American Literatures and Cultures (area of specialization open). Duties will include teaching courses in language, literature, and culture; supervising senior independent studies; and occasionally teaching in interdepartmental programs such as First Year Seminar or an interdisciplinary program related to the applicant’s area of specialization.  The successful candidate must show a strong commitment to dynamic teaching in a liberal arts environment, a willingness to teach outside of his or her area of specialization, and a desire to contribute to the culture of the department by participating in, or planning, student-centered activities. Teaching load is 5.5 courses per year (averaged over 3 years).  Ph.D. in Spanish and near native fluency in Spanish and English required. Scholarly activity and service to the department and college expected. Applicants should submit the following documents through Interfolio ( by November 2, 2015: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial), and three letters of recommendation. All applications received by the deadline will receive full consideration.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.

Keyword Phrases

  • Spanish
  • Latin American Literature
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter