Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of Modern & Classical Languages invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning August 2019. Ideal candidates will have training in second language acquisition/language teaching methodology; experience with bilingualism, heritage speaker curriculum-building, and/or Latinx Studies is a plus. Ph.D. by time of appointment preferred. Evidence of effective teaching and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required as well as a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and scholarly publications. Teaching load is 6 courses per year (with a one-course reduction in the first year). All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars in English and in our shared governance structure though service to the campus community.

Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.  Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community). Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Please send the following materials, merged into a single PDF, to Associate Professor of Spanish and Department Chair Barbara Riess at languages@allegheny.edu: letter of application, CV, teaching dossier, scholarship statement and writing sample, diversity statement (describing how you have/could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service). Please also include or send under separate cover three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin November 26, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding and will contribute to the diversity of our college community. Allegheny College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Posted: November 1, 2018