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The Languages and Cultures Program at Antioch College seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Spanish Language and Culture to begin Aug 15, 2023. This is a tenure track appointment within the Humanities Division teaching a load of 2 courses per quarter, 3 quarters per academic year, and with scholarly engagement, service and mentorship/advising responsibilities including capstone research guidance for small class sizes and with additional opportunities to contribute to humanities offerings.

Courses are expected to deploy research-backed best practices with a focus on oral proficiency and intercultural competency in a program with a unique connection to interdisciplinary majors. Applicants must have native or near-native command of Spanish and a Ph.D. in an associated literary, historical, or philosophical field, those with Second Language Acquisition or Language Pedagogy being highly preferred. Candidates with terminal degrees in related fields will also be considered.  College teaching experience is required and experience with proficiency-based programs is preferred, as is significant experience in Latin America. The successful applicant will teach courses in Spanish Language and Culture at all undergraduate levels through primarily face-to-face but also some online courses.  Student advising duties will include language placement interviews, and mentorship in view of placing students in international co-op work programs. The ideal candidate will have the ability to contribute to all departmental events and programs.

In addition to evidence of successful proficiency-based language teaching experience, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to quality undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the United States in order to be considered for this position.

Applicants should submit a cover letter specifically addressing diversity, a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to with “Spanish Search” in the subject line. Official transcripts, and samples of teaching evaluations and syllabi will be required of finalists. Applications will be reviewed when received.  For full consideration, please apply by April 10, 2023.  Questions may be also sent to

Antioch College holds a distinct place within higher education. This is an opportunity to join a collaborative faculty community dedicated to building a new kind of American college. Antioch College is a place where students seek to “win victories for humanity” and engage in real-world problem solving in the classroom, campus and community, and through our renowned cooperative education program. Antioch attracts tenacious questioners who find virtue in our being rigorous and open, creative and deliberative, diverse and self-reliant; who appreciate the thoughtful scale of individual, small group and community learning, and our commitment to principles of applied and experiential education. Antioch is a laboratory for discovering the new and better ways of living and learning that are the building blocks for democratic communities and a healthy planet. Through participatory learning and work-based education, students develop and put their ideas into practice. Guided by talented teachers and mentors, students own their education through a robust Self-Designed Major program that encourages students to explore the transdisciplinary spaces within and between the humanities, sciences, arts, and social sciences. Students also utilize Antioch’s dynamic learning hub resources like our Antioch farm, the Coretta Scott King Center, the Wellness Center and the Herndon Gallery. The high level of participation in the design and governance of the College, dialogue and collaboration across the campus to develop community here and in the surrounding region is unmatched elsewhere.

Antioch College embraces diversity as a core value, and considers it fundamental to excellence in education. We are an educational community dedicated to the pursuit of social justice that intentionally and consistently supports diverse and inclusive practices. Antioch College acknowledges and seeks to end the existence of systemic inequity in terms of access to power, resources, and privilege and works to develop access and equity in the community. Within this context, Antioch seeks to build authentic engagement across diversity, ensure systems of support for historically and currently marginalized groups, and promote safety in challenging dialogues and exchanges. We believe diversity enhances learning and our individual and collective ability to manifest positive change. We seek candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s mission through curricular development and innovation that fosters social justice, cultural competencies and understanding of diversity.

Antioch College is located in the village of Yellow Springs, Ohio – a vibrant progressive community nestled between two nature preserves. Yellow Springs is located 55 miles from the fast-growing city of Columbus, Ohio, and 30 miles from the Dayton metro area.

Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the College offers employment, advancement opportunities and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender identity, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s commitment to diversity and its evolving multilingual culture are encouraged to apply.

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