Visiting Assistant Professor, Spanish

Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Modern Languages at Denison University invites applications for a one-course visiting faculty position beginning in August 2021. We seek applicants with an M.A. or Ph.D. in Spanish. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to Denison’s institutional mission of educating in the Liberal Arts tradition and willingness to engage in service. Successful candidates will be committed to teaching a second semester Spanish course. Evidence of effective teaching and a native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required. 

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching language and language pedagogy. Preferred qualifications include: Ph.D. completed by time of appointment, a record of two or more years of successful teaching, a commitment to undergraduate education and the development of the student as a whole person, and a willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues.

This individual will be responsible for one section of second-semester Spanish in the fall semester, and participation in departmental activities as appropriate. This course will be taught on campus and in-person. For more information about Denison’s evolving strategy for the return to classes in the fall, please consult Denison offers a competitive salary; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, posted at

Additional questions concerning the position may be directed to:

Dr. Hanada al-Masri, Chair of Modern Languages:

Dr. Jason Busic, Associate Chair of Modern Languages:

To be assured full consideration, candidates should visit and submit the following materials. Review of applications will begin July 15 and continue on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, including teaching evaluations (from two courses minimum)
  • Three letters of recommendation

Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide ( Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.