The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Virginia Military Institute invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish beginning 1 August 2020. Ph.D. in Spanish/Hispanic Studies is required, with specialization open. The successful candidate will teach courses in language, literature and culture. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English required. The successful candidate will teach six courses per year and participate in academic advising, committee work, scholarship, and mentoring of undergraduate research.
VMI is a public, four–year, undergraduate military college of approximately 1,700 students, about half of whom accept commissions in the armed forces upon graduation. Teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting is our first priority. Faculty members who are United States citizens wear uniforms and adhere to military customs, but military experience among the faculty is neither required nor expected. For more information about VMI and the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, please visit our web site at http://www.vmi.edu .
Applications accepted until position is filled.
Applicants should submit full dossiers including letter of application, three letters of recommendation and official transcripts.
Supporting materials may be sent to Dr. Kathleen Bulger-Barnett, Department of Modern Languages, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.
About Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.