The Department of Languages and Literatures at Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Spanish (Non-Tenure Track) beginning August 2021. This position reports directly to the Department Chair of Languages and Literatures. The successful candidate will demonstrate abilities in effective classroom and on-line teaching and course development. Standard teaching load is eight (8) courses per year, including sections of lower-level and intermediate-level Spanish language as well as upper-level courses in Spanish and Latin American civilization, culture, and literature. This position involves participation in the department's online courses for Correctional Education, CCP (College Credit Plus), and study abroad.
Ph.D. in Spanish is required. Although this is a Generalist position, candidates with specializations in Spanish pedagogy, Spanish linguistics, or Latin American studies are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated abilities in effective classroom and on-line teaching and course development required. Appreciation for cultural diversity. Commitment to undergraduate education for both traditional and non-traditional students.
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