Senior Lecturer of Hispanic Studies

The Department of Hispanic Studies at Connecticut College is seeking a full-time appointment for the position of senior lecturer (3/3 teaching load) with multi-year renewal contingent on excellent performance, to begin July 2024. Candidates should hold a PhD in Spanish Language and Literatures, have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, and have excellent credentials in teaching Spanish at the college level.  Experience with content-based and student-centered methodologies is essential, as the appointee will be expected to teach first- and second-year language courses and occasional 300-level seminar courses using equity pedagogy, recent classroom technologies and innovative digital resources. Also important is the candidate‚Äôs commitment to the liberal arts, to teaching and advising undergraduates, the intellectual life of the campus, and to the mission of the College.  Candidates will have expertise in teaching and advising and first-year seminar/experience courses and FLAC (Languages Across the Curriculum). Additionally, the position holds expectations for service on departmental and college committees and participation in professional development activities.

Applications submitted by Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/130513 no later than October 16, 2023 will receive the most careful consideration:  

1. Cover letter 

2. Curriculum vitae,

3. Teaching portfolio, including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and sample syllabi and materials (lesson plans, reading guides, exams) developed by the candidate

4. Contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  

At Connecticut College, we share a commitment to diversity and equity as key elements of academic excellence. We seek faculty with a desire to provide support, mentorship and direction to prepare students to work within diverse communities.

Connecticut College no longer mandates the COVID-19 vaccine or boosters. The College strongly recommends that all students and employees be vaccinated and remain updated with their COVID-19 boosters. 

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Its mission is to educate students to put the Liberal Arts into action as citizens in a global society.  We recognize that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a Liberal Arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  AA/EOE