Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages & Cultures

Westerville, Ohio
Sep 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages & Cultures.  Otterbein University, a comprehensive liberal arts institution in suburban Columbus, Ohio, invites candidates for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures beginning Autumn 2018.

Responsibilities:  The ideal candidate will be a generalist and will have a 4/3 teaching load that includes all levels of Spanish language, composition, conversation, literature, and culture, and courses in our distinctive Integrative Studies program. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability or experience to teach Iberian Literatures and Cultures or Spanish for the Professions and who articulate a vision for growing the number of students served by the department.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. and native or near native fluency in Spanish required.  Candidates should show evidence of effective teaching, scholarly potential and productivity, and engagement with university or community service. 

Letters of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three (3) letters of recommendation should be sent to Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081 or submit via e-mail to:  E-mail submission preferred. Applications should be submitted by November 10, 2017.  Otterbein University is an EEO Employer.

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