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Internal Application: Full-Time Lecturer of Spanish

Academic Affairs | Salem, VA | Full Time

Job Description

About Roanoke College

Roanoke College is a place where every student who works hard has the opportunity to succeed. We champion potential, providing essential learning and leadership through innovative academic programs and transformative educational experiences, giving students the mettle, mindset, and empathy to pursue lives of purpose, build meaningful careers, and meet society’s most pressing needs. Located in scenic Salem, Virginia, Roanoke College is an intimate, welcoming community that has served the local region and beyond for nearly 200 years. Now, we’re building on momentum and offering a Roanoke experience for today’s students and a legacy that belongs to every Maroon.

The Position

The Modern Languages Department invites applications for a Full-Time Lecturer position in Spanish to begin in August 2024. The candidates must hold either a Ph.D., ABD, or M.A. with native or near-native fluency and be able to teach lower-division Spanish as well as courses in the College’s general education curriculum. Candidates with experience in lower division coordination are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include teaching a load of 7 courses or course-equivalents per year, as well as coordinating and overseeing the lower-division languages. The candidate must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and be able to work effectively with departmental colleagues. This is an assignment that is renewable annually, conditional on performance and the needs of the College.

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We seek candidates with interests in mentoring under-represented students, diversifying curricular offerings, or sponsoring diverse community engagement. Applicants are asked to address their potential contributions in support of a diverse community in their cover letters. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, submit the following materials via JobScore: a cover letter, CV, concise statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin May 6 and will continue until the position is filled.