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Assistant Professor of Spanish (Tenure-Track Appointment)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit a curriculum vitae; a cover letter addressed to Professor Rangelova, Chair, Spanish Department; a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; a writing sample; and contact information for three professional references. Additional materials may be requested later in the process. References will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. Applications and letters of recommendation received by November 3 will receive fullest consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Rangelova: rrangelo@gettysburg.edu

Posting Details

Position Information

Department Spanish
Job Title Assistant Professor of Spanish (Tenure-Track Appointment)
Job Type Tenure-Track position
Is Tenure Track Yes
Job Summary

The Department of Spanish at Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018. The field of specialization is Central American Literature. The successful candidate would be able to teach all levels of Spanish language, Latin American literature and culture, and would be committed to the liberal arts tradition. The Department seeks candidates who have experience and interest in supporting heritage speakers and underrepresented students. We encourage applications from candidates whose teaching, scholarship, or governance would contribute to the diversity of the campus curriculum and community.

Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year, maintaining an active research agenda, advising undergraduate students, and participating in governance at the departmental and College levels.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a specialization in Central American literature and a broad background in Latin American literary and cultural studies. We seek an outstanding teacher who can demonstrate evidence of scholarly accomplishment or potential and who has experience and interest in working with and supporting heritage speakers and underrepresented students. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish required. Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a curriculum vitae; a cover letter addressed to Professor Rangelova, Chair, Spanish Department; a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; a writing sample; and contact information for three professional references. Additional materials may be requested later in the process. References will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. Applications and letters of recommendation received by November 3 will receive fullest consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Rangelova: rrangelo@gettysburg.edu

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Posting Number 20100090F

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Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample #1
Optional Documents