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
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
The Department of Foreign Language Studies at Providence College
invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in
Spanish for Spring 2022.
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.
Open Until Filled
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 transcripts, and three (3) letters of
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
Inquiries should be addressed to Drs. Alison Caplan
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or Edgar Mejía (email@example.com),
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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Statement / Philosophy
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness
- Optional Document