Kalamazoo College
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Visiting Assistant Professor, Spanish
Starting January 2016

Position Description

Full-time Visiting Assistant Professor beginning January 3, 2016, ending June 16, 2016. Ph.D. (or evidence of imminent completion) required by February 2016. Salary competitive and consistent with level of experience. The successful candidate will teach courses ranging from introductory Spanish language to advanced cultural and literary studies focused on modern Spain (20th and 21st century). Possible specializations include—but are not limited to—Visual Culture, Transoceanic Studies, Gender Studies, Memory Studies or literary studies. 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.

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 four 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 15th will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer. Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and a statement of teaching philosophy below. Please have three confidential letters of recommendation sent in PDF format to SpanishSearch@kzoo.edu with a subject line lastname_firstname.

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Enid Valle
Professor of Romance Languages and Literature
Chair of the Search Committee
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI, 49006
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