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Assistant Professor (Spanish)

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 26, 2024

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Assistant Professor (Spanish)

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Assistant Professor (Spanish)

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type: External

Department: 21R010 - College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week:

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Faculty Full Time - 01

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Dra. Socorro Zaragoza

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Department of Language and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology at Eastern Kentucky University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish, to begin August 1, 2024.

This is a generalist position, with interest in cross-cultural studies and experience with Spanish-teaching methodology and Latinx community engagement. Must be prepared to teach all levels of undergraduate Spanish language, culture, and literature. Preferred demonstrated experience with relationship-rich education, student academic and professional readiness. Will be expected to participate in promoting the Spanish program and in various departmental activities and campus-wide initiatives. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load with a student-centered focus.

NOTE: Letters of recommendations should be sent directly to

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Ph.D. in Spanish or a closely related field from an accredited or internationally recognized institution is required. ABD will be considered at time of application, with Ph.D. in hand by start date.

Experience: Native or near-native speaker in Spanish is required.

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

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Sponsorship: This position is eligible for visa sponsorship.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Applications will be reviewed starting December 15th, 2023 and will remain open until the position is filled.

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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