Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Languages (Spanish)

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Category:: Faculty Positions
Department:: Languages
Locations:: Springfield, OH
Posted:: Nov 28, 2018
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 1-82021-50193

About Wittenberg University:

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. For more information about the institution, please visit our web page at

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 and will begin August 2019. 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 Latin American and/or Latino studies.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019 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 see our notice of non-discrimination housed on our website.

Wittenberg values and supports research and offers faculty development funding for visiting instructors.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please set up an account and submit the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format through our online system:

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Complete transcripts (scanned copies acceptable)
  • Evidence of effective teaching

Complete applications should also include three letters of recommendation (with phone numbers and email addresses). Letters of recommendation may be uploaded with your application as PDF files on letterhead or emailed directly to Dr. Ruth Hoff, Chair, Department of Languages at [email protected].




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Posted: 12/27/2018
Application Due: 5/29/2019
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