Assistant/Associate Professor of Modern Language (Spanish)
Grace College and Seminary
August 24, 2018
Winona Lake, Indiana
Full Time - Experienced
Grace College and Seminary welcomes diversity, and makes employment opportunities available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, pregnancy, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.
Grace College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish), to begin fall 2019. We seek an expert in Spanish who has broad teaching interests in language and culture. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following additional areas: TESOL; linguistics; language pedagogy; Spanish and/or Latin American literature; intercultural communication; and/or world literatures and cultures. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, curriculum development, department and college service, scholarly activity, and professional development.
Grace College is a Christ-centered Liberal Arts College informed by pietist and evangelical traditions. Located in the resort community of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, Indiana (36 miles west of Ft. Wayne), Grace College offers 52 academic majors (38 minors). Central to the mission is developing character, sharpening competence, and preparing for service. Our goal in Christian living and teaching is to make Christ preeminent in all things. The programs of the college, as well as its community lifestyle commitment, are designed to encourage serious academic inquiry, a biblical worldview, spiritual understanding, and social conscience, all in the context of God's grace.
The Languages, Literature, and Communication Department is housed within the School of Arts and Sciences, and offers degrees related to Spanish, French, world languages, TESOL, English, creative writing, journalism, and communication studies. Small but active, our department hosts many activities including language clubs, guest lectures, and a literary magazine. We welcome an innovative colleague who is enthusiastic about curriculum development, community outreach, study abroad, and interdisciplinary collaboration. The successful candidate will teach introductory through upper-level Spanish courses as well as some Grace Core courses such as Freshman Foundations and/or Global Perspectives.
Preliminary interviews will be held via video chat and at the Modern Language Association Conference in Chicago, January 3-6, 2019.The start date for this position is August 2019.
Qualifications: This position offers a challenging opportunity to a faculty member who seeks to grow the languages program. The successful candidate will have:
A PhD in Spanish, Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Romance Languages, or a related field
Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English
Evidence of excellence in teaching
Strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and students
Evidence of scholarly achievement and potential
A strong commitment to the mission and values of the institution, including the integration of faith and learning
About Grace College and Seminary
Whether your education and experience equip you for an administrative, staff or faculty position, you will discover that Grace employment openings offers a variety of job opportunities to utilize your God-given gifts and abilities. Grace employs men and women who exemplify Christ-like character, who are competent in their field, and who are dedicated to serving our Lord, colleagues, students and community. Grace seeks a diverse work environment by encouraging women and minorities to apply. If you desire to be a part of the Grace family, please consider the opportunities below.
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