Assistant Professor in Spanish and French

University of Texas at Tyler
Texas, United States
Not specified
Sep 27, 2019
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

FLSA Status


Earliest Start Date

Fall 2020




Hiring Department

Literature & Languges


Required Application Materials

To Apply: Submit letter of interest, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, copy of transcripts for graduate degrees, contact information of three references in one file to the UT Tyler employment portal ( Please combine all documents into one prior to uploading.


The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Spanish and French beginning fall 2020. Required qualifications include Ph.D. in Spanish with 18 hours of graduate coursework in French and near-native fluency in Spanish, French, and English. Desirable credentials include early peninsular literature and linguistics with college teaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching Spanish and French language and culture, occasionally peninsular literature or linguistics to English and Spanish majors, research and publication, learning outcome assessment, and local community outreach for service learning. Teaching load is 3/3. Compensation is competitive and based on credentials.

Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas. As the cultural center of East Texas, Tyler is a region with over one million people and boasts many amenities such as museums, a planetarium, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center.  One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service.  More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

For additional information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Greg Utley at or visit our website: Review of applications will begin October 30, 2019 and end when the position is filled. 

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.     


Additional Information

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

EEO/AA Statement

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.