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Assistant Professor of Spanish

Expected Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Date Posted: 08/10/2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

General Summary:

The Department of Humanities in the School of Arts and Sciences at Paine College located in Augusta, Georgia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Spanish. 

Paine College is a private institution steeped in the tenets of Methodism that provides a liberal arts education of the highest quality.  The College emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare spiritually-centered men and women for positions of leadership and service.

Faculty in the Department of Humanities are expected to teach undergraduate courses, which may include evening, weekend, hybrid, and/or on-line courses; advise students; mentor students; conduct socially significant research; engage in teaching practices with an acute focus on documenting student learning; serve on faculty committees; attend departmental, faculty, and other meetings; attend College convocations; and pursue professional service opportunities at the local, regional, and national levels.


The Department of Humanities is seeking qualified candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Spanish.  Currently, this position primarily supports the Common (i.e., general education) Curriculum.  



Full-time teaching (15 semester credits) of undergraduate courses which may include evening, weekend, hybrid, and/or on-line courses.  The courses include Elementary Spanish I, Elementary Spanish II, Intermediate Spanish I, Intermediate Spanish II, Conversational Spanish, as well as Latin America. The candidate should have teaching experience at the college level. Other responsibilities include advising students, mentoring students, serving on college committees, supervising undergraduate student research projects, and performing other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate (ABD may be considered.) in Spanish or a related field from a regionally accredited institution, the Transactional Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) accredited institution, or agencies recognized by the Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).  The accrediting agency must be in good standing.  Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated grantsmanship skills and active scholarship.  Additional qualifications include:

  • Previous collegiate teaching experience is desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.



Salary is competitive and commensurate with professional experiences; nine-month position with potential for summer employment.




Nine-month appointment to begin fall semester 2021.


To Apply

Complete an application for employment online.

Submit the following materials to apply for the position(s):

Letter of interest that details the applicant's expertise and outlines the applicant's qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and all unofficial transcripts from institutions of higher education attended by the applicant.  If hired, official transcripts must be submitted within one (1) month of hire.


For specific questions regarding this posting contact: 

Interim Chair, Department of Humanities
Prof. Nancy Bookhart


Note: If hired, the successful candidate will be asked to sign a Certification Statement indicating that they have read, understand, and will respect the Biblical Foundation Statement and the Christian Philosophy of Education Statement of Paine College.  These statements may be found at


To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment online. Faculty positions may still require applicants to mail transcripts and other documents. See application for details.


For questions regarding this posting contact:
Paine College
Office of Human Resources

Paine College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Educational Opportunity Institution.


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