Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Spanish

The Bucknell University Department of Spanish invites applications for a three-semester, entry-level position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish. The position begins in the spring semester 2022 and continues through the 2022-2023 academic year. Teaching responsibilities include three courses per semester, primarily language courses and a section of Latin American Cultures/Literatures. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching language, literature, and culture, and must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and sustained residential experience in a Spanish-speaking country. Ph.D. or ABD by start date is required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell's career center (careers.bucknell.edu). E-mail submissions will not be considered; however, specific questions about the search may be directed to Jason McCloskey, Co-Chair, Spanish Department at jam080@bucknell.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 5, but the search will remain open until filled.

Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.

Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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