Assistant Professor, Spanish Peninsular Literature (Tenure-Track)

Simmons University
Massachusetts, United States
Not specified
Sep 11, 2019
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor, Spanish Peninsular Literature (Tenure-Track)

Main Campus - Boston, MA

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities at Simmons University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in 19th and 20th century Spanish Peninsular literature starting in Fall 2020.

  • Must hold a Ph.D. or ABD in Spanish.
  • The successful candidate must speak native or near-native Spanish, be able to coordinate and teach courses in the Spanish language program, and also teach culture and literature courses in the Spanish major.
  • We are seeking candidates with experience both coordinating and teaching at the college level in the USA as well as candidates with demonstrable scholarship potential.
  • Applicants with a record of teaching and research related to Transatlantic topics are especially invited to apply.

Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates should upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons University is a private, non-sectarian institution that has prepared women for leadership in the world through transformative education that links passion with purpose since 1899. Today, Simmons serves nearly 2,000 students in an undergraduate program for women and nearly 5,000 students in coeducational graduate programs. Simmons recently achieved university designation and completed an academic redesign establishing four interdisciplinary colleges, including the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities. The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers majors in Spanish and French, and language courses in Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and American Sign Language. Students work closely with faculty in small, student-centered classes.

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

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