Adjunct German Instructor

Job description

Cornell College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college, invites applications for an adjunct instructor to teach German 101 in the Fall 2019 semester. Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time calendar, under which faculty teach, and students take, one course at a time in month-long terms.

Course and term dates:

GER 101.  Beginning German I (November 18- December 18, 2019)

Introduction to speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension in German. Facility in speaking and understanding spoken German is stressed. Readings emphasize culture, literature and contemporary life in the German-speaking countries.

Instructors are expected to teach each day of the 18-day term for at least three hours scheduled between 9 AM and 3 PM.

Cornell College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects its diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities. We believe in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that serve to enrich and strengthen our campus community.

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from nearly all 50 US states and territories, and many foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa; an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.

We are especially interested in advanced graduate students looking to expand their teaching portfolios by teaching at a liberal arts college. Candidates should possess or be in the process of completing a Ph.D. in German, German Studies, or a related field; candidates with an MA may be considered.  Affordable furnished housing may be available upon request. 

Please submit a cover letter, vita, and statement of teaching philosophy through Cornell's online application system: The committee will review completed applications as they are received and continue until the position is filled. 

For more information about the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, please visit the website at 

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.




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Job No: 1122101
Posted: 6/27/2019
Application Due: 8/26/2019
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