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Limited Term Faculty Position in Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture

Western University

The Department of Languages and Cultures invites applications for a Limited Term faculty position (10 months) at the rank of Assistant Professor. The individual is expected to have attained the PhD in Spanish prior to the start date of the appointment. The candidate will have a solid expertise in teaching Spanish language sequence courses and Hispanic culture courses. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses such as Advanced Spanish Language and Special topics courses in Hispanic Culture and the coordination of the undergraduate language Spanish program. Participation in service to the Department and the Faculty is also required. This position will start September 1st, 2021 or as negotiated and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Languages and Cultures ( ) is a vibrant and diverse community of professors and students coming from different parts of the World, and hosts Master and PhD programs in Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies (Cultures and Literatures and Spanish Linguistics), and the Culture Plex Lab, a high specialized laboratory in Digital Humanities research. With scholars with International recognition, our faculty is also highly engaged in a variety of undergraduate programs on Italian, Spanish, and German studies, and Intercultural Communications.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world applications. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence, and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

Interested candidates should submit the following: a curriculum vitae; transcripts; a brief teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy; an outline of past and proposed scholarly activities; the names and addresses of three referees; and a completed Western Full-Time Faculty Application form found here:

Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Ana Garcia-Allen, Acting Chair
Department of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin after August 18, 2021.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Dawn Gingerich ( ).