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romance languages and literatures

Search for Visiting Asst. Professor in Hispanic Studies, AY15-16

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures of Boston College seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in Hispanic Literature and Culture, for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is a one-year position. Teaching load of six courses per year, including advanced language and culture classes. Area of expertise is open, although 19th-century transatlantic or Mexican, Central American or Caribbean Studies are of particular interest. We seek a candidate with native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English, Ph.D. in hand, with evidence of excellence in teaching.

Please send (via email) a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference addressed to Prof. Harry Rosser, Head of the Hispanic Studies Section, in care of Ms. Joanna Doyle, RLL dept. administrative asst. (617-552-3821), at


Part-Time Positions

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Boston College occasionally hires part-time instructors. These position are in French, Spanish and Italian, usually to teach language (elementary through advanced). Please email your letter of interest with a current CV to Ms. Joanna Doyle, Department Administrator, at

Work Hours and Health Benefits for Part-Time Staff

Part-time faculty at Boston College may work no more than 29 hours per week during the semester(s) and summer(s) for which they are hired. This aggregate limit applies to all teaching and teaching preparation, as well as required office hours, school/department meetings, advising, supervision, etc. Part-time faculty are generally limited to teaching 2 three-credit courses per semester or during the summer period (according to IRS guidelines, for each hour of "teaching or classroom time" an adjunct is credited with 2.25 hours of service).

Part-time faculty who have taught and continue to teach four courses per year for five years are eligible for employee medical and dental benefits. Part-time faculty who are interested in these benefits and meet this criterion should contact the Office of The Provost and Dean of Faculties.


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