Faculty Job Openings

Information for job applicants

Romance Languages positions are posted on academic job websites including the Modern Language Association (MLA) and specialized professional organizations.

For all teaching positions, the following prerequisites apply:

  • native or near-native proficiency in the language(s) to be taught and in English;
  • a strong commitment to (and experience with) undergraduate teaching;
  • proficiency with computers and instructional technology; and
  • an advanced degree (MA for visiting instructors, PhD for professors, whether visiting or tenure-track).

Applications:

Applications are accepted through Interfolio.com. See the individual job advertisement for the required application materials.

Interviews and Campus Visits:

Initial interviews are conducted via Skype or phone. Invitations for campus visits will then been issued to finalists. Campus visits include:

  • Meeting members of the department and touring the campus and its facilities
  • Interviews with the Dean or Associate Dean, Department Chair(s), and, for a tenure-track position, the Provost or Associate Provost.
  • Teaching a class. (Materials for the lesson will be sent to the candidate before the visit.) Faculty members in the Department will observe the class.
  • In the case of a tenure-track position, a presentation on a topic in the candidate’s research area that is suitable to a general audience of faculty in literature and language, about 30-40 minutes (with subsequent time for questions). This talk should be in English since not everyone in the audience may be proficient in the candidate’s other language(s).
  • In the case of non-tenure-track, teaching professional positions, a presentation focused on teaching philosophy, methodology, or pedagogy, including specific approaches to foreign language instruction and/or to any areas that are specified in the job announcement description

Job Openings

Non-Tenure- Track Assistant Teaching Professional in Spanish

http://apply.interfolio.com/40708

Non-Tenure- Track Assistant Teaching Professor in Spanish, beginning July 2017. Full-time, two-year appointment with possibility of renewal on a teaching-centered career path. Six courses per year, including Spanish language courses. M.A. minimum and native or near-native fluency. Applicants must have a firm commitment to undergraduate teaching and experience teaching undergraduate Spanish language courses. Wake Forest University encourages inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Please submit cover letter, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and sample course evaluations via Interfolio through the link above by March 24, 2017. Wake Forest University is an equal opportunity employer and values an inclusive learning community and campus climate.

 

Visiting Assistant Professor in Spanish

http://apply.interfolio.com/40784

Visiting Assistant Professor in Spanish, beginning July 2017. Full-time, one-year appointment. Teaching load is six courses per year of Spanish language courses and participation in some co-curricular activities with students. M.A. minimum and native or near-native fluency. Applicants must have a firm commitment to undergraduate teaching and have experience teaching undergraduate Spanish language courses. Wake Forest University encourages inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Please submit cover letter, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and course evaluations via Interfolio through the link above by March 24, 2017. Wake Forest University is an equal opportunity employer and values an inclusive community and campus climate.

 

Visiting Assistant Professor in Italian

 http://apply.interfolio.com/40718

Visiting Assistant Professor in Italian, beginning July 2017. Full-time, one-year appointment. Teaching load is six courses per year of Italian language courses and direction of periodic co-curricular activities with students. M.A. minimum and native or near-native fluency. Applicants must have a firm commitment to undergraduate teaching and submit evidence of same, including course evaluations. Wake Forest University encourages inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Please submit cover letter, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and course evaluations via Interfolio through the link above by March 20, 2017. Wake Forest University is an equal opportunity employer and values an inclusive learning community and campus climate.