The mission of Antioch College is to provide a rigorous liberal arts education on the belief that scholarship and life experience are strengthened when linked, that diversity in all its manifestations is a fundamental component of excellence in education, and that authentic social and community engagement is vital for those who strive to win victories for humanity.
Antioch College seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment in Spanish for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants must have native or near-native command of Spanish, and a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition or Spanish Language Pedagogy. Experience teaching in proficiency based programs is highly desired. The successful applicant will be expected to teach classes of all undergraduate levels in Spanish language and culture face to face and online. In addition, applicants will be expected to be closely involved with student advising, including language placement interviews, and developing individualized language learning plans. Because of the co-op program and its international placements, special attention needs to be given to Spanish language use in work and other cultural settings. The ideal candidate will have the ability to contribute in all departmental cultural events including but not limited to language tables, festivals, and film series. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the overall development of the language program as needed. Rank and tenure status are open depending on qualifications, and salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
In addition to evidence of successful language teaching experience, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to quality undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The appointment starts July 1, 2013.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching
philosophy, three letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts electronically as PDF attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org . Official transcripts will be required of finalists. Electronic submission of all materials is strongly preferred. If necessary, hard copies may be mailed to Spanish Search c/o Nancy Wilburn, Antioch College, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Applications will be reviewed when received. Deadline for submission of materials is December 15, 2012.
Antioch College is a small, innovative liberal arts institution located on a historical campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Antioch has an inspiring mission and a proud history of educating leaders and contributors to our society, including Fulbright Scholars, Rhodes Scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Antioch College students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching. Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the college offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s commitment to diversity and its evolving multilingual culture are encouraged to apply. Please visit our website at www.antiochcollege.org .