Position Open--Assistant Professor of Spanish

 

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature at University of South Alabama invites applications for a full-time (9 month), tenure-track assistant professor position in Spanish to begin August 15, 2018. ABD candidates will be considered, but an earned Ph.D. in Spanish or closely related field is required at the time of the appointment. We seek a generalist to teach lower- and upper-division courses in Spanish language, Peninsular and/or Latin American culture, and literature. Interest in a pre-1900 period is desirable but not required. The ability to teach Portuguese is welcome. The successful candidate must demonstrate native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Spanish and English and excellence in teaching at all levels. Active scholarship and committee work is expected.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, C.V, official transcripts, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Zoya Khan, Chair of the Spanish Search Committee. Applications materials must be submitted electronically through InterfolioByCommittee at http://apply.interfolio.com. The 3 letters of recommendation with original signatures must be uploaded to Interfolio on behalf of the job candidates by the writers of the recommendation letters. Job candidates cannot upload recommendation letters to Interfolio.

Please indicate in your application letter if you plan to be at the MLA convention in New York, in January of 2018.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.