Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Languages

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Company Description:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Job Description:

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Wittenberg University is seeking to hire a Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Languages.  This is a one-year, full-time position teaching Spanish.  The position is renewable for up to three years and will begin August 2018.  We seek a generalist with experience teaching language and culture and who employs innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to teaching. 


A Ph.D. or ABD is required.  Additionally, the position requires native or near native fluency in English and Spanish and experience teaching at the college level.  The successful candidate must have a passion for teaching all levels of undergraduate Spanish language as well as for teaching in his/her area of specialty.  Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in continental Latin American and/or Latino studies.  

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin January 12th and will continue until position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please review our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please set up an account and apply online.  As part of the application process you will be asked to submit the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format:

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Complete transcripts (scanned copies acceptable)
  • Three letters of recommendation as PDF on letterhead




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Posted: 11/14/2017
Application Due: 11/14/2018
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