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Assistant Professor of Spanish — Chicanx/Latinx Literatures and Cultures, California Polytechnic State University

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo is currently seeking applicants for a full-time, academic year, tenure track Assistant Professor of Spanish to begin September 14, 2023.  Areas of specialization preferred for this position include Chicanx/Latinx Literatures and Cultures, and Spanish-English Translation/Interpretation. Additional teaching needs include Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Studies; Indigenous Literatures and Cultures of Central/Latin America. Applicants will be reviewed on November 7, 2022.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Spanish or closely related discipline, completed at the time of appointment
  • Professional level proficiency in Spanish and English
  • Demonstrated knowledge of recent L2 methodology
  • Significant experience and demonstrated effectiveness teaching undergraduate-level Spanish at a post-secondary institution
  • Documented evidence of current relevant peer-reviewed scholarship in area of specialization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching courses in Chicanx/Latinx literatures and cultures, and/or Spanish-English translation/interpretation
  • Expertise in Transatlantic literary and cultural studies, and/or indigenous literatures and cultures of Central/Latin America
  • Familiarity with the latest developments in technology-supported instruction and experience in integrating its use into the learning process, including online learning


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