Assistant Professor of Spanish

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 23, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Other Humanities, Religion
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Spanish Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Providence College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Spanish beginning August 2023.

We seek to hire someone with expertise in Modern and Contemporary Spanish literature and culture and an interest in interdisciplinary research in Afro-Hispanic, diaspora or transatlantic studies.

Qualified applicants would demonstrate an established record of scholarly publication, show commitment to student-centered, interactive pedagogy as well as effective mentoring of our increasingly diverse student body. Essential Duties
The ability to teach all levels of Spanish language and literature classes is essential and an interest in developing Spanish for the Professions courses is particularly desirable. Education and Experience Required
Candidates must possess a PhD in Spanish by the time of the appointment and are required to have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F164P Open Date 09/23/2022 Close Date 11/18/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Application information is available on the College’s web site at:

The deadline for applications is November 18, 2022. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. We will invite selected candidates for a preliminary virtual interview to take place in mid-December.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Alison Caplan, Associate Professor and Department Chair of World Languages and Cultures at Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, encourages the deepest respect for the essential dignity, freedom, and equality of every person and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission. Committed to fostering academic excellence, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
Optional Documents
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