Tenure-Track Position in Spanish

Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Spanish at Hillsdale College seeks applicants for an open-rank tenure-track position to commence August 2021. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment. Applicants from any field of Iberian or Latin American literature, culture or linguistics are welcome to apply, but special attention will be given to candidates with concentration in Latin American literature or any field of Iberian or Latin American Literature with the ability to teach linguistics courses. All candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching language and literature at all undergraduate levels, native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English, evidence of scholarly potential, and an understanding of and commitment to the mission of Hillsdale College. All courses are taught in the target language.

Hillsdale College is a selective, independent, four-year liberal arts college and is firmly dedicated to its historic mission to provide an outstanding traditional liberal arts eduction to all “irrespective of nation, color, or sex.”

Applicants must send a letter of application that presents evidence of strong teaching skills and an active, focused research agenda. Applicants must also include two separate documents:  a) a statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals; and b) a detailed response to the College’s Mission Statement (see www.hillsdale.edu/about/mission/) that includes a discussion of the candidate’s ability to teach in the light of its commitments. The application must also include a curriculum vitae, three up-to-date confidential letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

All materials must be received by November 18, 2020. Send all application materials via Interfolio. Initial interviews will be scheduled on Zoom. Any questions should be directed to Dr. Todd Mack, Chair and Associate Professor, Spanish Department, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI. 49242 (tmack@hillsdale.edu).