Assistant Professor, Spanish

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Expired Full-time
Job Category
Job Type : Full-time
College Of Liberal Arts

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Department of Humanities at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Spanish with a specialization in Latin American Literature beginning fall 2023. We seek a colleague who can offer instruction in all periods of Latin American literature. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses, including Spanish language and culture classes at all levels, and must be able to support the teaching of Spanish for the Professions, Translation, and/or Bilingual Education. The successful candidate is also expected to do service at different levels (program, department, college, university, and community) and to maintain a research agenda.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a Hispanic-Serving institution. The Spanish program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a major and minor in Spanish, a translation certificate, and a Spanish teaching certificate. The main focus of the program is to develop the student's language proficiency and the literary, cultural, and practical application competencies demanded by our ever-changing world. Instructors at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi are expected to enact culturally responsive pedagogic practices. The teaching expectations include a 3-3 course load that supports two or more areas of concentration: Latin American Literature, Culture, Civilization, AND Spanish for the Professions, Translation, and/or Bilingual Education.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's commitment to excellence . As one of the most diverse campuses in the Texas A&M University System, our vision for Inclusive Excellence is the active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity in learning, teaching, student development, and institutional functioning in local and global communities on our ever-expanding campus. By achieving and maintaining a diverse constituency in the campus community, the University will succeed in preparing students for living and working in an increasingly diverse and global society.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. The only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. With palm tree lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and pristine views of the beach and bays, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a first-choice institution.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Spanish with a concentration in Latin American Literature. Advanced ABDs may be considered; degree must be conferred at the time of appointment.

Credentialing, substantial coursework at the postsecondary level or professional experience in Bilingual Education, Spanish for the Professions, or Translation.

Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English languages.

Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and/or other campus settings.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching

Demonstrated potential for community engagement and/or outreach

Demonstrated potential for program development


All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.

A completed application will include:
1. A Letter of interest addressing the qualifications listed

2. A curriculum vitae

3. A research statement

4. A teaching philosophy statement

5. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email address

The job posting will remain open until a finalist has been selected.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
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