Adjunct Spanish Instructor

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Jun 30, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for an adjunct position in Spanish. This position involves teaching three sections of elementary Spanish during the fall semester. Sections meet three days a week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) for 65 minutes each day. Fall semester classes begin on September 6, 2017, and run through December 15, 2017 (with Thanksgiving Break from November 20-24). Instructors must also hold two office hours per week. The courses use the text, Ritmos, including the online tools. Instructors will be provided with all necessary materials.

This position offers emerging scholars an opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience in a small college setting, including the chance to collaborate with other instructors and receive feedback on their teaching from faculty members in the Department of Modern Languages. The Department will also offer support for the instructors in the form of an orientation session in late August. In addition, instructors will meet occasionally with a course supervisor from the Department to review course plans, discuss materials, and review issues that may arise.

Applicants should have a Master's degree or above, experience teaching Spanish (at the college level or equivalent), and near-native or native fluency in Spanish.

Please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names of 1-2 teaching references in the "Resume Upload" section in the link below:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply soon for best consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Gregory Baer, Chair of the Department of Modern Languages, at

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community.  We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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