Assistant Teaching Professor of Hispanic Studies

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job description

The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a position as Assistant Teaching Professor of Hispanic Studies, a three-year renewable position beginning in August 2019. Teaching Track appointments at Carnegie Mellon are regular faculty appointments with provision for unlimited renewal and promotion to Associate Teaching Professor and Teaching Professor based upon pedagogical excellence, leadership in curricular development, and contributions to the profession.

Successful candidates will have a doctorate in an appropriate area of Hispanic Studies, a record of outstanding teaching, native or near native proficiency in Spanish, and expertise in content-based instruction and community-based learning. Experience with film studies, translation, or technology-enhanced learning is also desirable. Candidates should be able to teach upper division as well as lower division courses and collaborate in an interdisciplinary environment with colleagues working in the areas of literary and cultural studies, language acquisition, assessment, linguistics, global studies, and community outreach. Teaching load is 3+3. Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to apply

Applications will be accepted online through Interfolio and should arrive not later than October 31, 2018. Applicants should use the link below to submit a letter of application, resume, statements of teaching, research, and curricular interests, and three (3) letters of recommendation. Representative publications, not to be returned, also may be included.

Carnegie Mellon is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches. Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about life in Pittsburgh and becoming part of a welcoming institution that inspires innovations.

Carnegie Mellon University is a global research university with more than 11,000 students, 86,500 alumni, and 4,000 faculty and staff. Recognized for its world-class arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership in education, CMU is consistently a top-ranked university.