Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Sewanee the University of the South

United States

August 19, 2021

Description

Posting Details 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) Work Schedule If Other (provide months) Full Time vs Part Time Full Time Appointment Term If Term, specify number of years 1 Primary Function

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 August 2021.

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.

Education

Candidates must have an MA or Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.

Experience

Successful candidates must possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English and demonstrate evidence of effective language teaching.

Special Instructions

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 fachire@sewanee.edu.

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions

Work is primarily performed in an office, classroom, lecture hall, auditorium, and other University facilities.

Physical Requirements Any additional requirements specific to this position

University Information

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.

EEO Statement

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Employment Prescreening Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of the South stands firmly for the principle that its 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

(931) 598-1420

Email: smgray@sewanee.edu or titleix@sewanee.edu

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Miscellaneous 1
  • Miscellaneous 2
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