Assistant Professor(s) of Spanish

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 23, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The department of Modern Language Studies at Lycoming College invites applications for two complementary full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professors of Spanish beginning Fall 2021.  We are looking for specialists in 20th/21st century Latin American literatures and cultures.  Expertise in Mexico, Caribbean Studies, or Southern Cone preferred.  We are interested in candidates whose work incorporates, race, gender, border studies, and/or visual cultures, as well as those with experience working with heritage speakers.  As part of their 3-3 teaching load, candidates should be prepared to teach language courses, introductory courses, courses on literature and culture, and advanced courses in their field of specialization.

Required Experience and Qualifications: Ph.D. required.  Native or near-native fluency as well as demonstrated teaching competency in Spanish required.  The ideal candidate will have sustained living experience in a Spanish-speaking country, evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching, a serious commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment, and evidence of potential for related scholarship.

To Apply:  Applicants should submit a CV and; unofficial transcripts through our employment opportunities webpage.  Three letters of recommendation (at least one letter should address teaching experience) may be emailed to or sent through the postal mail system to:

Attention:  Missy Cashner, Human Resources Generalist

Lycoming College

One College Place, Campus Box 861

Williamsport, PA  17701


Review of applications will begin on October 1 and continue until the positions are filled.  Post offer pre-employment drug screens will be conducted.


Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 385 Best Colleges. Lycoming College's strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborate with and mentor our diverse student body of approximately 1,200 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing over 50 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at

Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.