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Assistant Professor of Spanish

Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Date Posted: 12/06/2017 
Location: Richmond, IN
IU East At A Glance

Indiana University East, a regional campus of Indiana University, offers residents of eastern Indiana, western Ohio and beyond a broad range of bachelor's degrees, selected master's degrees, and certificates through its traditional main campus in Richmond, off-campus sites, and online program options.

Indiana University East challenges students to grow intellectually and personally in a supportive and scholarly environment where faculty teaching skills and participation in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and artistic work enhance learning opportunities for all.

Indiana University East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students. The campus is dedicated to being a strong partner in enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the region it serves through community and civic engagement. Learn more about IU East.

Job Description

Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish position in the World Languages and Cultures Program, to begin August 2018. Tenure-track faculty will design innovative face-to-face and online courses. The teaching load will be 3/3 annually, contributing to the BA in Spanish and to related programs, such as the International Studies degree. In addition to teaching undergraduate courses, faculty conduct research, mentor students in professional development, and participate in department, campus, or university level service. Candidates are expected to contribute to the expansion of unique undergraduate experiences for students, such as study abroad. The World Languages and Cultures Program currently offers a major and a minor in Spanish. Learn more about the World Languages and Cultures Department here.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities :

Teach courses offered online and in person, including Spanish Language, Hispanic Civilization, and other intermediate and upper-level courses in the program based on faculty expertise and departmental needs.

Lead or co-lead students on study abroad programs.

Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly and effectively. Use methods, materials, and technology appropriate to the subject matter.

Manage the learning environment by keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies.

Develop a professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community.

Maintain an active program of research and scholarship.


Salary is commensurate with experience. The University offers an excellent benefit package. For more information, please click here.



  • A PhD in Spanish, specializing in Latin American Literature/ Culture is required.
  • Native/near native proficiency in both English and Spanish is required.
  • Native/near native proficiency in both English and Spanish is required.
  • Commitment to high quality undergraduate teaching.
  • To Apply

    Please submit electronically a letter of application, a current CV or resume, and the names and contact information for three current or former supervisors or colleagues who can serve as references with respect to your administrative successes and managerial skills to the following Indiana University Application System at https://indiana.peopleadmin.comPriority will be given to applications received by January 15, 2018, although applications will continue to be received until the position is filled.


    Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.