The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures at Lafayette College invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professorship in Spanish (3/3 teaching load) beginning Fall 2022. We are looking for a Latin Americanist with an open specialization. However, preference will be given to candidates whose teaching and research interests include Mexican, Andean, and/or Indigenous studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at all levels of the undergraduate Spanish program. We encourage applications from candidates with a proven record of scholarship and a minimum of two years of teaching experience demonstrating a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity, curricular development, pedagogical innovation, and technology.  Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish. Ph.D. required at time of employment. Salary and benefits are very competitive.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation through . The cover letter should address how the applicant’s teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and/or community service support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Applications will be accepted until March 18, 2022 or until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to the Search Committee Chair: Associate Professor Daniel Quirós (

Located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.