Modern Languages and Literatures, Swarthmore College

Position ID:Swarthmore-Modern Languages and Literatures-SPVI [#10019]
Position Title: Spanish Visiting Instructor (Part/Time)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Spanish / Literature
Starting Date:2018/01/22
Appl Deadline:2017/11/15 finished (posted 2017/10/03, finished 2018/05/20, listed until 2017/11/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Spanish Visiting Instructor (Part/Time)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Swarthmore College invites applications for a one-semester Spanish Visiting Instructor for spring 2018.

ABD or MA in Spanish as a second language preferred; Latin American specialists with strong language teaching background will be considered. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required. The successful candidate will teach Spanish language at all levels. At least three years of experience as Spanish language instructor is desirable.

The teaching load is: 
•	SPAN 004 Intensive Advanced Spanish (T/Th 8:30-9:45)
•	SPAN 008* Spanish Composition and Conversation (T/Th 9:55-11:10)
•	SPAN 023* Introduction to Latin American Literature (T/Th 11:20-12:35)
*Both courses (008 and 023) will be taught on the second half of the spring semester as a partial leave replacement.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2017. Please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation (one of them should address teaching performance) online at ( If unable to apply online, materials may be mailed to: Spanish Search Committee, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore, one of the nation’s finest liberal arts institutions of higher learning, is a college like no other. Private, yet open to all regardless of financial need. Global in outlook, the College draws students from around the world and all 50 states. Small, yet with the financial strength to offer students and faculty the resources needed to push their own and the world’s understanding of disciplines from Arabic to plasma physics, from microbiology to dance, from engineering to art history.

Categories:  ESL; Spanish and Latin America 

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Swarthmore College
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
500 College Avenue
Kohlberg 316
Swarthmore, PA 19081

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