Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William & Mary announces a tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor to join our issues-driven interdisciplinary program in Hispanic Studies beginning August 10, 2017. The successful candidate will have expertise in Medieval Iberian cultural studies and an interest in Sephardic Jews, Muslims (and Moriscos), etc. Opportunities exist to develop courses and teach in our dynamic new general education curriculum (http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/curriculum/coll/) and contribute to interdisciplinary program(s) like European Studies and Medieval/Renaissance Studies. Teaching expectation is two courses per semester. The candidate is expected to maintain an active research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body.
Required: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Spanish or a related field at the time of appointment, August 10, 2017. Candidates must possess the skills to teach Hispanic language and culture at all levels. Evidence of previous teaching experience and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required.
Excellence in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.
Candidates may apply online at http://jobs.wm.edu/postings/25939. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of research and teaching interests, a sample syllabus for a course you would like to teach, and three letters of reference electronically via the College of William and Mary job web site. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by us with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.
For full consideration, all application materials including three letters of reference must be submitted by the review date, November 4, 2016. Applications received after the review date will be considered only if needed.
Information on the degree programs in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures may be found at http://www.wm.edu/as/modernlanguages/undergraduate/index.php