Assistant or Associate Professor of Spanish and French

New Concord, Ohio
Jan 15, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of World Languages at Muskingum University invites applications for a full-time continuing term position in Spanish and French at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in the fall semester of 2019.   We are seeking a strong generalist to continue our commitment to educating students in the liberal arts traditions through study of world languages and cultures.  The successful candidate will teach all levels of undergraduate Spanish and French language, culture and literature courses.  

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Spanish with a minimum of 18 graduate coursework hours in French (a strong candidate with the reverse combination will be considered), plus native or near-native fluency in Spanish, French and English.   The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and advising undergraduates, be prepared to contribute to the university and the department through service, and engage in creative and collaborative program development.  Experience with Business Spanish, Business French, teacher licensure or service learning is highly desirable.

The Department of World Languages offers majors and minors in French, German and Spanish, as well as a minor in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.   Additionally, the university offers interdisciplinary majors in International Business and International Affairs, programs that require intermediate-level coursework in at least one world language.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord.  Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000.  The university actively seeks-out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, diversity and inclusion, and maintaining professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education. Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

To apply, send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references.  Candidates selected for campus interviews must provide copies of student evaluations.   Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Send application materials to Dr. Beth Butler, Associate Professor of Spanish and Department Chair for World Languages, 163 Stormont Street, New Concord, OH 43762. Electronic submission to [email protected] is acceptable.

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