Assistant Professor of Spanish

Jacksonville University
Florida, United States
Not specified
Sep 19, 2019
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of World Languages, with the College of Arts and Sciences at Jacksonville University, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Spanish, peninsular Spain, tenure-track. Faculty positions at Jacksonville University require commitment to teaching, university service, and scholarship. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by time of appointment (August 2020). 

Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish, demonstrable evidence of excellence in teaching, and an energetic commitment to working in a small, growing program. We will give preference to candidates with interest or experience in proficiency-based instruction and interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching. Experience in advising and/or in engaging students outside of the classroom (e.g., study abroad, service learning, and participation in research) is also highly desirable. Ability to teach languages other than Spanish or French may be of interest but is not required. 

Faculty in the Department of World Languages teach a wide variety of courses to support the core curriculum and both the major and minor programs. The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester, which will potentially include all levels of language, literature, and culture. 

Jacksonville University is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located in Jacksonville, FL which is a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Jacksonville University emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes and ranks in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Please visit our website at

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Review of applications will begin on November 1st and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send (via email to Dr. Tamara Bentley Caudill at a detailed cover letter, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of references. Further materials may be requested at a later date. Interviews may be conducted at the MLA convention in Seattle or via videoconference, January 9-12, 2020.

Jacksonville University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Jacksonville University’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups who are historically underrepresented in higher education.