Job no: 492723

The Davidson College Department of Hispanic Studies seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor for a two-year position. We are seeking a generalist with expertise in Second Language Acquisition.

Teaching load is five courses per year in Hispanic Studies at the introductory or intermediate language level. The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of excellence in foreign language teaching. Additional responsibilities include participation in departmental and college activities. Native/near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required.

Preference given to candidates with a PhD in hand in Hispanic Studies or related field by August 2018; those who hold ABD status are also welcome to apply. Candidates should apply online only at http://employment.davidson.edu. Please attach a cover letter, CV, a teaching statement, and a diversity/inclusivity statement that describes how your teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s Institutional Commitment to diversity and inclusion, along with the contact information for three references. The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 26 and continue until a finalist is chosen.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission.