Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Local Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish

Posting Date: June 28, 2019

Classification: N/A


Duties: SUNY New Paltz is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Spanish position to begin Fall 2020.

Duties include:
Teaching lower-division courses in Spanish language and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS), upper-division and graduate literature and culture courses in Spanish; and service to the department, LACS, and the college. Teaching load is typically 18 credits/year.


Qualifications: Ph.D. in Spanish with additional expertise in Latino/a literature, performance studies or gender/queer studies required. ABD candidates with a firm date of completion will be considered. Candidates must provide evidence of post-secondary teaching experience and proficiency with instructional technology. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required.


Contact Information: Electronic submission required. To apply, please visit

Applicants will be asked to submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and teaching evaluations. References provided on application will be sent emails requesting letters of recommendation.

Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.


Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled.


Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country. The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members–students, faculty and staff. The College’s commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.


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