Assistant Professor of Spanish Languages

Starkville, Mississippi, United States

Job description

The Department of Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures (CMLL) at Mississippi State University (MSU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Spanish language, beginning in fall 2018. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in either Spanish, Spanish education, or related field. ABDs or degree pending will not be considered. A candidate must have a demonstrated record of both scholarly publications and professional achievements, or clear promise thereof. Qualifications also require a documented record of success in teaching – both in face-to-face and online environments for undergraduate-level Spanish courses with a focus on proficiency-based instruction of language and culture.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, engage in scholarly research, and provide service to the department, college and university.

How to apply

All applicants must apply online at, attaching a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi for courses, and curriculum vitae that includes the complete contact information for at least three professional references. Note: original transcripts for all degrees will be required upon employment. Review of applications will begin in October 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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