Visiting Assistant Professor in Spanish Peninsular Literature

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The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Spanish, beginning fall semester 2020. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.
The successful candidate will be a specialist in Spanish Peninsular literature with a scholarly interest in a literary movement between 1700-1936 (for instance: Enlightenment, Romanticism, Realism, Generations of 98 and 27). Normal teaching load is 5 courses per year. Teaching responsibilities include Spanish language and literature courses from the intermediate to the advanced seminar level. The successful candidate may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, three current reference letters, and evidence of teaching effectiveness must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. In their cover letters, candidates should describe how their teaching might support the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Interviews of selected candidates will be held via video conferencing later in March. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

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