Assistant Professor in Spanish and French

The University of Texas at Tyler
Texas, United States
Commensurate with experience
Jan 18, 2019
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
FLSA Status  


  Required Application Materials  

Must include a detailed letter of interest and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, unofficial copy of transcripts, and names and contact information for three references. Official transcripts will be required if offer is extended. Please combine all documents into one prior to uploading.

  Purpose of Position  

The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a visiting Assistant Professor in Spanish and French beginning fall 2019 and anticipates opening this position next year for a search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting in fall 2020. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching Spanish and French language and culture, early peninsular literature, and occasionally 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.

For additional information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Greg Utley at or visit our website: Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019 and end when the position is filled.

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.

  Required Qualifications  

Required qualifications include Ph.D. in Spanish with 18 hours of graduate coursework in French and near-native fluency in Spanish, French, and English

  Preferred Qualifications  

Desirable credentials include early peninsular literature and linguistics with college teaching experience.

  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.

EO/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 disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.