Classification Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Division College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department Spanish and Italian
FLSA Status Exempt (Overtime exemption status is determined at the time of
hire based on the rate of pay)
If Other (provide months)
Full Time vs Part Time Full Time
If Term, specify number of years 1
The Department of Spanish and Italian at The University of the South invites
applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish to begin
Typical Duties & Responsibilities
The teaching load for this position is six courses per year. The selected
candidate will be expected to teach courses at the beginning and intermediate
levels in Spanish language.
Candidates must have an MA or Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.
Successful candidates must possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish
and English and demonstrate evidence of effective language teaching.
Interested applicants should post a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least
three letters of recommendation, and all graduate transcripts (unofficial
transcripts are acceptable for initial review) by August 1, 2021. Initial
interviews will be conducted via ZOOM.
Letters of recommendation may be submitted electronically directly from the
referees or via dossier services to Kristen Godsey, Assistant for Finance &
Administration, at email@example.com.
Physical Requirements and Work Conditions
Work is primarily performed in an office, classroom, lecture hall, auditorium,
and other University facilities.
Any additional requirements specific to this position
The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally
ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The
University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry,
diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community.
Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known
for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga,
Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal
Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.
The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution
that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus
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employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and
activities have a right to be free from discrimination based on race, color,
sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender
identity, veteran status, pregnancy and childbirth, and genetic information.
As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and
the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the University does not
discriminate on the basis of sex or other protected categories in the
educational programs or activities which it operates. This requirement of non-
discrimination extends to admission to and employment in those programs or
activities. The University is committed to sustaining a community in which the
dignity of every individual is respected. Key to this value are efforts to
nurture an environment of civility and mutual respect and to foster a culture
of reporting concerns so that the University can respond promptly and
equitably whenever an incident occurs. All employees, students, and
participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have the right to
be free from harassment and retaliation.
Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be addressed to:
The University's Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Sylvia Gray, at:
Woods Lab, 138
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Documents Needed to Apply
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3