Location: Moorhead, Minnesota
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Spanish position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The initial appointment is a one-year term with the possibility of renewal, contingent on successful review. The teaching load is three (3) four-credit courses or equivalent per semester and will include a combination of beginning, intermediate and advanced courses in Spanish.
Deadline for application: April 7, 2023.
Successful candidates will aspire to be part of a diverse community that affirms an abundance of identities, experiences, and perspectives in order to imagine, examine and implement possibilities for individual and communal thriving both inside and outside of the Department of World Languages and Cultures (https://www.concordiacollege.edu/academics/programs-of-study/world-languages-and-cultures/). Concordia College is a recognized leader in global education and has a strong history of language education from the cradle to the grave. The Concordia Language Villages (http://www.concordialanguagevillages.org/) and Concordia Language Institute (https://concordiacontinuingstudies.com/graduate-accelerated-post-bacc/language-institute/) are two programs affiliated with our institution that provide unique language learning opportunities.
Concordia College is a private, co-educational, baccalaureate liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America that prepares its students to become responsible leaders in the global society. Our four-year college of approximately 1,800 undergraduates is located in the Moorhead (MN)/Fargo (ND) area, a growing metropolitan area of 235,000, consistently ranked among the nation’s most livable cities. Fargo-Moorhead is known for its quality schools, affordable housing, and the nearby Minnesota lakes country. It also boasts a thriving cultural scene, hosting a variety of professional arts organizations including its own opera, ballet, and theatre companies, symphony orchestra, film festival, and art museums and galleries. Concordia College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a commitment to excellence through diversity (https://www.concordiacollege.edu/about/president/concordia-leads/excellence-through-diversity/ . A more thorough description of Concordia College and its history can be found at (https://www.concordiacollege.edu/about/).
For more information and to apply, please visit https://hr.cord.edu. Concordia College will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other legally protected status. Criminal background check is required. Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
|Minimum Qualifications|| |
The successful candidate will have
? Ph.D. in Spanish but the specialization is open, in hand by the end of October 2023.
? Demonstrated experience and effective teaching of courses in Spanish language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world
? Native or near native proficiency in Spanish and English
? Commitment to and experience working with diverse populations
? Demonstrated passion, innovation, and enthusiasm for all levels of language instruction, and interest in advising student activities
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
Special attention will be given to candidates who possess:
? Experience in innovative curriculum development and interdisciplinary coursework
? Familiarity with General Education courses and ACTFL proficiency guidelines are desirable
? Experience including social justice topics in language courses
? Commitment to and experience working with heritage speakers