Assistant Professor of Spanish and French

The Modern Languages Department at Carthage College seeks a teacher/scholar for a full-time, 3-year renewable contract position as Assistant Professor of French and Spanish beginning August 2022. Required qualifications: Superior level in both French and Spanish, doctorate or ABD from an accredited college or university, as well as a demonstrated commitment in the areas of Francophone and Hispanic Culture with a strong interest in language teaching. Preference will be given to specialists in non-European cultures, such as Francophone Africa or Caribbean Studies.

Duties will include teaching language and content courses at all levels in French and Spanish and participating in departmental as well as divisional and college-wide efforts. While Carthage is primarily an undergraduate institution offering language majors in French, Spanish, German, Japanese, and Chinese, this position also includes responsibilities for mentoring international graduate students as they teach language courses and complete their master’s theses. The successful candidate in this position will also have opportunities to design and teach new courses in areas of specialty that contribute to Carthage’s liberal arts curriculum.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter outlining their qualifications and experience. Please include a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names and full contact information of three recommenders. Please do not send supporting materials at this time; additional materials will be requested during the interview phase.

All application materials must be uploaded in a single PDF document to the Carthage College Applicant Pro platform:

For best consideration, complete applications should be received by December 3rd, 2021. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Pascal Rollet and the search committee at

Institutional Information

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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