Assistant Professor of Spanish and Cross-Cultural Studies

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Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Global Languages and Cross-Cultural Studies at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for  a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish and Cross-Cultural Studies position.  This is a full-time, nine-month position beginning in August 2022.

The successful candidate should possess a doctoral degree with eligibility to work in the United States at the time of appointment is required. Additionally, applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate Spanish Language and Culture at all levels with a specialization in Latin American literature. Familiarity with US Latino Studies and/or Africana studies preferred. This position will re-energize our Spanish language sequence and contribute to our Latin American Studies program. Eligibility to work in the United states at the time of appointment is required.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D in Spanish
  • Experience teaching undergraduate Spanish Language and Culture at all levels with a specialization in Latin American literature (Familiarity with US Latino Studies and/or Africana studies preferred)
  • Eligibility to work in the United States at the time of appointment is required


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Tuition Discount

The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

How to apply

For full consideration, applications must be received by May 20, 2022, and include the following materials:

    • *          Letter of application
    • *          Research statement
    • *          CV
    • *          Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    *          Name and contact information for three references


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry an annual teaching load of up to 24 credit hours
  • Teach Undergraduate Spanish Language and Culture with specialization in Latin American Literacy
  • Familiarity with US Latino Studies and/or Africana studies preferred

The University of Indianapolis, popularly known as UIndy, is a private, comprehensive and diverse institution of higher education located on nearly 50 acres just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, UIndy is distinguished by highly respected undergraduate programs in teacher education, communications and the health sciences, nationally ranked graduate programs, and Centers of Excellence focusing on aging studies and education reform.