Job no: 496566 Position type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Spanish
The Bucknell University Department of Spanish invites applications for a one-year, entry-level sabbatical replacement position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish for the 2020-2021 academic year. PhD required; ABD will also be considered. Teaching responsibilities include three courses per semester, primarily language courses and a section of Latin American Cultures/Literatures, for a total of six courses in the academic year. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching language, literature, and culture, and must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and sustained residential experience in a Spanish-speaking country.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell's career center (careers.bucknell.edu). E-mail submissions will not be considered; however, specific questions about the search may be directed to Elisabeth Guerrero, Chair, Spanish Department at firstname.lastname@example.org Review of applications will begin in March 2020 and continue until the position has been filled. The deadline for submitting application materials is Monday March 20, 2020.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.
Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.
Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals. Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Advertised: 28 Feb 2020 Eastern Standard Time Applications close:
Internal Number: 118713664
About Bucknell University
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.