The Department of Spanish and Portuguese invites applications for a tenure track position in Portuguese, beginning September 2013. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching language courses at all levels. Experience in teaching Portuguese for Spanish speakers desirable. Area of expertise is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a strong commitment to the literatures and cultures of at least two of the following areas: Brazil, Portugal, or Lusophone African countries. Candidates should be able to teach in English and contribute to the college curriculum outside the department, and should be committed to teaching students from diverse backgrounds and producing scholarship that will enhance a diverse faculty and curriculum. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D) or Instructor (ABD). Applicants should provide evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly work.
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit letter of application to department chair Dr. Patricia Saldarriaga, along with a statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi of courses in area(s) of specialization, graduate transcripts, at least one sample of scholarly work, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must comment on teaching abilities. More information at https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/14914.