Posting Summary: Two Spanish Positions - The University of Virginia's College at Wise is seeking applications for two tenure-track positions in Spanish, one specializing in linguistics and second language acquisition and the other in Latin American literature,at the assistant professor level. Please specify desired position at time of application.
The college is a four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. Applicants must hold the Ph.D. in Spanish(or plan to complete the degree no later than August 2017).
Candidates should be committed to teaching and promoting a liberal arts education and supportive of the College's international programs. The teaching load is 12 hours per semester with responsibilities in beginning intermediate, and upper-level courses in the candidate's specialization.
Candidates should apply online at jobs.virginia.edu and search posting #0619428. Along with the completed candidate profile, please submit a letter of application, unofficial transcript, vita, contact information for three references, and statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will begin November 1.
For more information about the college, visit the UVa-Wise webpage at uvawise.edu. UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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