The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN is seeking applications for the following position:
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish. Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered (with initial appointment at rank of instructor) in Hispanic Linguistics with primary specialization in one of the following areas: translation/interpretation, Spanish for the professions (e.g. Business Spanish and Spanish for the Medical Professions), language testing and assessment, or sociolinguistics (especially Spanish in the U.S.). Candidates should also have a secondary specialization or significant experience in at least one of the other areas listed. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required. 3/3 teaching load. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
Ability and willingness to teach a variety of courses in our Spanish Linguistics and Applied Languages Studies track and beginning and intermediate Spanish is required. Other duties include: student advising, department and university service, community engagement and involvement in study-abroad programs. Innovative approaches to teaching, demonstrated excellence in teaching, knowledge/use of technology in the classroom, and an established research history or potential are required.
Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 11,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.
The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.
InsideHigherEd.com - 8 months ago
Founded in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is a Catholic, diocesan university based in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The l...