Visiting Professor in Spanish

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Visiting Professor in Spanish


The Modern Language and Literature Division of Indiana Wesleyan University seeks a creative and engaging Spanish teacher-scholar, who is dedicated to the ideals of liberal learning and an educational philosophy based on the centrality of Jesus Christ and the integration of faith and learning in language instruction.

At Indiana Wesleyan University, a visiting professor is the designation used for individuals appointed to the faculty on a temporary basis. Visiting professors are not eligible for promotion but do receive health benefits during the length of their employment. A visiting professor is eligible to re-apply for the position should it subsequently become a permanently funded position. Successfulcandidates will show evidence of personal faith in Jesus Christ, comfort withthe Wesleyan theological perspective, and be committed to the integration of Christianfaith in teaching and practice. Applicants who bring diverse ethnic, racial,and gender perspectives to their scholarship and teaching are especiallyencouraged to apply.

The position is for the 2021-2022 academic year, beginning July 1, 2021 pending funding.


The successful candidate will have a master's degree, be fluent in Spanish, and a minor or concentration in Spanish or Linguistics/Language Acquisition.


This visiting faculty member will engage in teaching and mentoring Spanish majors/minors and Spanish Education majors/minors on the residential Marion campus. The successful candidate should expect to be involved in the activities of La Amistad Hispanica, the Spanish club, and Sigma Delta Pi, the Spanish Honors Society. The successful candidate may have an opportunity to be the faculty of record for a Spanish travel course. The successful candidate should expect torender service at the program and divisional levels.


According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time