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Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Other Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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

Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish Rank Visiting Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Foreign Language Studies at Providence College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Spanish for Spring 2022. Essential Duties
We seek to hire a candidate with an expertise in Modern and Contemporary Peninsular literature and cultures with an interest in Transatlantic Studies. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to and/or experience with engaging diverse students in the classroom and be willing to teach a wide range of Spanish language, culture, and literature courses at all levels. The teaching load for this position is four courses per semester. Service to the department is expected. Education and Experience Required
A Ph.D. in Spanish from an accredited institution by the time of the appointment; record of and commitment to scholarly research and publication; proof of teaching experience at various levels; native or near-native fluency and cultural competency are essential.
Posting Number F114P Open Date 09/09/2021 Close Date 11/15/2021 Open Until Filled No Full consideration of application if received by: 11/15/2021 Instructions to candidates
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcripts, and three (3) letters of recommendation.

Application information is available on the College’s web site at: . The deadline for applications is November 15, 2021. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. We will invite selected candidates for an initial virtual interview in early December.

Inquiries should be addressed to Drs. Alison Caplan ( or Edgar Mejía (, Search Committee Co-Chairs, Department of Foreign Language Studies, Providence College, Providence, RI, 02918. Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we encourage applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color. 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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