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Assistant Professor of Spanish, General Faculty

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Assistant Professor of Spanish, General Faculty
The Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a one-year nonrenewable position as Assistant Professor of Spanish, General Faculty. Field of specialization is Peninsular Spanish literature and culture, subfields of specialization and period open, though modern preferred. The appointment will run over the academic year 2018-2019, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2018.

Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and be qualified to teach upper-level undergraduate courses in Spanish language, literature and culture (3000- and 4000-level courses), with a workload of five courses over the academic year (with the balance of duties [17%] being comprised of research on the faculty member's own project). They must also possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish. A Ph.D. in hand at the time of application is preferred, but candidates must hold a Ph.D. by June 15, 2018 at latest.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (, search on posting number 0622930 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing teaching experience and research agenda, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement on teaching philosophy with an attached sample syllabus, a representative sample of course evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach to Other 1), and complete contact information for three professional references. However, at this stage, please do not ask for any letters of reference to be sent.

Applications will be considered beginning April 24, 2018. Interviews with finalists will be conducted over Skype. The position is open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Professor Andrew A. Anderson, (434) 924-7276,

Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVa should be directed to:
Tally Sanford, (434) 924-4550,

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Required Applicant Documents:
CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
Statement of Teaching Philosophy (Faculty Only)
Other 1

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Faculty, Professional Research Staff and University Staff - Executive

Tenure Status:
Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment

Assistant Professor

Appointment Type:
Teaching and Research
Academic Year for Position? (e.g. 2015)



Assistant Professor of Spanish, General Faculty