Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Modern Languages. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.
Ph.D. in Spanish with specialization in Latin America. ABD (completion within a year) will be considered.
Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish.
Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities
Focus on Spanish Caribbean Studies.
Record of research applicable to teaching Spanish language, literature and/or culture.
Experience with study abroad programs.
Work on Latino/Puerto Rican Studies.
Community engagement experience.
Candidates are expected to teach Spanish at different levels including Latin American Culture and Literature. The regular teaching assignment is four three-unit courses per semester.
Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by February 28, 2019. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To begin the application process, go to www.ccsu.edu/jobs.
Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: C19-053
About Central Connecticut State University
The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. As of fall 2018, CCSU serves approximately 11,822 students - 9,546 undergraduates, and 2,276 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 34 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/.
The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford. CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.” Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.