Asst. Professor, Foreign Language Educ./Spanish

Kennesaw, GA
May 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor of Foreign Language Education and Spanish

Department of Foreign Languages

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Foreign Language Education and Spanish faculty position in the Department of Foreign Languages, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Position Responsibilities: Assignments for this position will consist of a 3/3 teaching load, assisting with supervising student teachers, program development and/or coordination. Commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience:

Minimum required qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Language Education, Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Spanish or the foreign equivalent. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.
  • Documented record of experience in proficiency-based instruction and assessment.
  • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish as well as in English.
  • Prior P-12 school teaching experience preferred and/or demonstrated supervision and mentorship of teacher candidates.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member within the FLED Program and the DFL.

With 35 full-time and more than 40 part-time faculty members, the DFL houses a B.A. degree program in Modern Language and Culture in five languages (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish) and four concentrations (Second language and culture, Teacher certification in foreign languages, Applied business, and Cross-disciplinary perspectives). In addition to offering Minors in the primary languages of the Modern Language and Culture major, we also offer Minors in Chinese Studies, Classical Studies, European Studies, and Lusophone Studies, and we offer regular instruction in Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Latin, and two other languages via the Critical Languages Program. The DFL offers a non-degree Alternative Teacher Preparation Program leading to certification in Chinese, French, German, Latin, Japanese, and Spanish. Furthermore, as a distinctive characteristic, DFL faculty and students are engaged in the community and beyond including initiatives related to teaching-learning, service, and research, which are often facilitated via service-learning, internships, and study abroad opportunities.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Georgia is an Open Records state


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