Adjunct Instructor of Spanish

Job description

Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is searching for teacher-scholars who are dedicated to creating a personal, connected, and transformative learning experience for an increasingly diverse student body. We seek creative and adaptable individuals who can establish an inclusive educational environment in which everyone’s voice is heard and appreciated, and individuality is celebrated. W&J is dedicated to the values of a liberal arts education that is both liberating and practical, promotes the close interaction between faculty and students, and supports a community committed to multicultural and global understanding

The Modern Languages department at Washington & Jefferson College invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of Spanish. This position involves teaching three sections of language acquisition courses beginning in August 2018. The Spanish Program at W&J is a vibrant, growing, and integral part of the liberal arts experience at the college. With an increased focus on internationalization, the Spanish Program fosters the development of linguistically and culturally proficient students who engage with the Spanish-speaking world.

Qualifications: The minimum qualifications are a MA in Spanish or a related field. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to: [email protected].  Official transcripts will be requested upon hire.

Getting to Know W&J

Washington & Jefferson College is the best of both worlds: a small-town college setting in historic Washington, Pa., with easy access to the bustling business and cultural districts of nearby Pittsburgh, Pa. just 30 miles to the north. Founded in 1781, W&J College is a private, residential liberal arts college that is focused on student success. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. For more than 200 years, our alumni have influenced change in business, politics, medicine, and the arts and sciences as CEOs, lawyers, doctors, researchers, writers, teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.

Celebrating Diversity

Washington & Jefferson College welcomes people of all backgrounds and beliefs who wish to participate in a diverse educational community. The College strives to be a place where all students, faculty, administrators and employees are able to live, study and work in an atmosphere free from bias and harassment. The College encourages civil debate and lively exchange of ideas in the belief that such exchanges promote understanding that will grow beyond simple tolerance of difference to embracing and celebrating the richness of diversity. Our graduates acquire knowledge and learn skills that help them thrive in a culturally diverse world.




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Posted: 3/19/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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