ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPANISH

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The Department of Modern Language and Linguistics is receiving applications for the position of assistant professor of Spanish and Linguistics beginning August 2024. Although it is preferred that applicants hold a PhD in Spanish (open field), those who are ABD or who hold a Masters degree in Spanish are also encouraged to apply. Native Spanish speakers who meet the above criteria are especially welcome to apply. Preference will be given to those with teaching experience. We particularly invite candidates who will enhance the racial, ethnic, gender, or cultural diversity of our university. Applications will be received until the position is filled.

North Greenville University is a teaching university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Members of the NGU faculty are orthodox Christians who have a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ, are role models in their piety and ethics, maintain active membership in an evangelical congregation, and mentor students academically and spiritually. They are Christian scholars who reflect upon their discipline from the perspective of a biblical worldview and are expected to teach in accordance with, and not contrary to the university’s Statement on Human Flourishing. All employees of NGU are required to abstain from illegal drugs and beverage alcohol.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Teach in-person, 12 credit hours per semester as assigned (opportunities to teach summer, online, or other courses will be available)

• Maintain regular office hours

• Effectively utilize and monitor NGU’s learning management system

• Serve on faculty committees as assigned

• Participate in campus-wide events (e.g., convocation, commencement)

• Model genuine Christian faith in and beyond classroom

• Intentionally and explicitly integrate the Christian faith with your teaching and scholarship

QUALIFICATIONS:

• MA or higher in Spanish

• University teaching experience preferred

• Excellent organizational and communication skills

• Willingness to collaborate with colleagues in a close-knit community

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

· Mobility: Able to move between buildings and attend classes, meetings, and functions across campus.

· Speaking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, professionally, and with a contextually appropriate tone and volume.

· Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and express emotions and thoughts in an honest, collegial, constructive, and prudent manner

TRAVEL

All faculty are expected to be able to travel to campus for all class sessions and occasional departmental and faculty meetings.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS and SCHEDULE

This position is subject to the university’s background check policy. This is a full-time, nine-month teaching contract. Modern Language faculty report to the Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, the Associate Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science, the Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences, and the Provost.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. S/he will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as requested by his or her supervisor.

As part of the online application, please upload two files (PDF or Word): 1. The first file should contain your cover letter and CV, and the second file should contain your transcripts. Your CV should contain contact information for two professional references and one from a leader in your church who can talk about your Spiritual maturity. Review of candidates will continue until the position is filled.

Please address all inquires to Dr. Paul Thompson, dean, at paul.thompson@ngu.edu

 

To apply for this job please visit ngu.edu.