Virginia State Government F0116 - Assistant/Associate Professor - Spanish - REPOST in Norfolk, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Norfolk State University seeks applications for a tenure-track , assistant/associate professor of Spanish, beginning August 15, 2017. The Department offers Spanish as a general education requirement for English majors and other majors in the undergraduate program.

The successful candidate will:

  1. Teach undergraduate beginning and intermediate level courses.

  2. Actively engage in research/scholarship and grantsmanship.

  3. Engage in exemplary traditional teaching, and participate in student advising.

  4. Attend departmental meetings, collegially engage with faculty and meet University deadlines.

For more information, candidates are encouraged to visit

*Review of applications and material will begin immediately and continue thereafter until a final candidate is selected.


NSU is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. NSU encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Must posses a Ph.D. in Spanish or related field.

  2. Demonstrated record of teaching in the area of Interdisciplinary Studies or Cultural Studies and in one or more of the following areas: Critical Thinking, Globalization and/or Philosophical Ideas.

  3. Considerable experience with online teaching/learning modules.

  4. Experience and commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly activity at the University level.

  5. Demonstrated record of, or strong potential for, successful student advisement.

  6. Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, personal integrity and a demonstrated commitment to diversity.

Special Requirements

Candidates may show interest by submitting via online, the following:

  1. A letter of interest/ teaching philosophy (via cover letter)
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae (via resume)
  3. Complete Commonwealth of Virginia State Application
  4. Transcripts of highest degree conferred (unofficial transcripts accepted, however, official transcripts are required of finalist) (via transcripts)
  5. Three letters of recommendation (via mail address below)

Address your documents to:

F0116 – Assistant or Associate Professor – Spanish Dr. Desire’ Baloubi Department of English and Foreign Languages 700 Park Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504

Special Instructions to Applicants
  1. Candidates may show interest by submitting, in its entirety online, an application and all required application material.

  2. Applicant is solely responsible for ensuring application and material thoroughly reflects their knowledge, skills, and abilities, as it relates to the advertised qualifications.

  3. A complete application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education, for full consideration, must be received online by 11:59PM of the “Job Close Date.”

  4. Applicants who list “see resume” or “see Curriculum Vitae” in lieu of completing the application may miss the opportunity for full consideration.

  5. NSU conducts background checks on all candidates identified as finalist for employment. The type of background check(s) performed is dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist, which may include: criminal history, sex offender registry checks, reference checks, degree validation, driving records, license verification, credit history review. The results of background checks are made available to University employing officials. You will be required to sign an Authorization to release form.

Contact Information


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Working Title: F0116 - Assistant/Associate Professor - Spanish - REPOST

Role Title: Assistant Professor - 01014

Job Open Date: 09/11/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

Agency: Norfolk State University (213)

Agency Website:

Location: Norfolk - 710

Position Number: F0116

Job Posting Number: 1024915

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Salaried Faculty- S-2

Pay Band: UG