Cornell College, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, invites applications for full-time Lecturer in Spanish, to teach six (6) sections of Spanish 101, 102 and 103 in the 2021-2022 academic year. These courses are the first, second, and third courses in a three-course sequence of Spanish language learning, which provides students with an introduction to speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension in Spanish. Cornell courses are taught on a One-Course-At-A-Time schedule, in which faculty members teach and students take one course at a time, meeting daily, M-F, for three and a half week terms. In these courses, students will interact actively in class through group activities, dialogues, and oral work. The texts emphasize culture, literature and contemporary life in Spanish-speaking countries. Doctorate in Spanish or related field preferred; candidates with a master's degree considered. This position is for one year with the possibility of renewal.
SPA 101, 102, and 103. Beginning Spanish I, II and III
Teaching hours: 9-12 or 12-3 daily.
Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at working with students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)
About Cornell College
Academic immersion, real world experience requirements through Ingenuity in Action, 19 division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 13 foreign countries to Cornell. External endorsements include selection as one of the original Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, a Kiplinger's best value in liberal arts colleges, and one of only 290 U.S. colleges with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. Mount Vernon, Iowa, is an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.
Interested applicants should submit the following materials:
- A letter of application/cover letter, which includes a description of any experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups.
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three references
Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position is filled.
For more information about the Spanish program, please visit the website at https://www.cornellcollege.edu/spanish/index.shtml
Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks
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