Kalamazoo College
Department of Romance Languages

Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literature (Spanish)

Tenure-track position at Assistant Professor level beginning late August 2017. Ph.D. required by June 2017. Salary competitive and consistent with level of experience. The successful candidate will teach a fulltime load of six courses per year ranging from introductory Spanish language to advanced cultural and literary studies in Spanish. The successful candidate will eventually contribute to our college-wide interdisciplinary seminar program. We seek a Latin Americanist with expertise and experience in at least two of the following fields: modern/contemporary Latin American literature, film, visual culture, hemispheric studies, memory studies, language pedagogy, translation and Spanish for the professions. Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, and a desire to involve undergraduates in scholarship both inside and outside the classroom. Part of a cohort of four tenure-track searches in the languages division, this appointment provides a unique opportunity for collaboration across languages disciplines.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000 which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic, arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Completed applications received by October 12, 2016 will receive full consideration. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Department of Romance Languages
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
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