The department offers a BA in Foreign Languages with concentrations in Classics, French, German, and Spanish; an International Business Program (a joint BA in Foreign Languages and Business Administration); and, an MA in Foreign Languages, with areas of study in French, German, and Spanish. Other languages offered are Chinese, Italian, Japanese, and Russian; and, the Department has several study abroad program options for students. Faculty have affiliations with the Shackouls Honors College, the Humanities Institute, the Cobb Institute and Gender Studies. The department has 15 tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as dedicated cohorts of instructors and lecturers. Mississippi State University is a Carnegie doctoral/research extensive institution and is among the top 100 research institutions in the nation. Mississippi State University has an array of centers and institutes receptive to collaborative research.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Instruction across sections of Spanish I -IV with a 3/4 full-time teaching load.
Summer teaching is often available, but not guaranteed.
Coordinate Spanish I-IV and work with graduate assistants.
Participate in curriculum development. Service duties to the department include organization and promotion of Spanish cultural activities, the direction of language clubs, and participation on departmental committees.
Serve as one of the department's undergraduate advisors.
Participate in faculty meetings.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

M.A. in Spanish from an accredited institution and native or near-native Spanish fluency.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD and two years teaching experience at the university level. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications must be made online at by searching JOB NO: 500686. Please attach a cover letter that outlines relevant experience and education, a current CV, a philosophy of education statement, and a copy of transcripts for each degree earned. Social Security number should be redacted prior to submitting transcripts online. A list of three references with the appropriate contact information is required.
Note: original transcripts for all degrees will be required upon employment. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials promptly.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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