Full-time Spanish Visiting Faculty Position at Bennington College

Bennington, Vermont, United States | Full-time

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Bennington College invites applications for a full-time, one-term or one-year visiting faculty position in Spanish for 2021-22.

We are seeking a generalist with broad interdisciplinary interests who is able to teach a range of content-driven Spanish courses at different linguistic levels. The term of appointment, which will depend on the visitor’s preferences and experience, will be either for the fall or for the fall and the spring academic terms, for a total of four or five courses. The ideal candidate will have evidence of excellence in teaching and creative ideas about engaging with our culturally rich, content-based Spanish curriculum directed towards proficiency. Near native command of Spanish and English is required. PhD preferred, though ABDs and strong candidates with MAs will be considered.

Bennington College is a small residential liberal arts college in southern Vermont, long distinguished for its progressive approach to higher education. The College was founded in 1932 on the principle of active engagement in learning, which is manifest in individualized plans of study developed by students together with faculty. We serve a diverse student population, and our faculty and staff also reflect diverse backgrounds and identities. Our aim is to educate students towards self-fulfillment and constructive social purposes, and we believe that equity, diversity, and inclusivity--in community and in curriculum--are vital to achieving those aims. 

Candidates should apply online below by submitting the following: a) curriculum vitae; b) cover letter; c) teaching statement; and d) the names and contact information for three references. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This position requires the successful completion and acceptable results of a background check.