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Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Employer
Marian University (IN)
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 26, 2023

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Job Description

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish who will promote Marian University’s Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by coordinating the teaching of Spanish and the 100-level and 200-level and teach additional upper-division courses as needed.
The Department of Languages and Cultures at Marian University-Indianapolis seeks qualified applicants for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish. This full-time position teaching Spanish is for the academic year 2024-2025 and will begin August 2024. We seek a generalist with experience teaching all levels of language and culture and who employs innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to teaching. ABD required; PhD preferred. Teaching load is 24 credit hours per year.
Marian University is a Catholic, comprehensive, regional institution of higher education dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions and offers a multitude of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Marian University has been experiencing significant growth over the last decade and is expanding its academic offerings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Teaching load: 24 credits per academic year.
  • Contribute to a wide array of teaching outlets, including the general education curriculum, undergraduate major curriculum, and other programs.
  • Share in the ongoing development and implementation of department and college activities and projects.
  • Mentor students through advising, research, and internship opportunities.
  • Participate in the life of the campus and university service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
  • ABD or Ph.D. in Spanish
  • Native or near-native ability in Spanish and English
  • Evidence of capacity for effective teaching in higher education.
  • Potential for ongoing research, publication, and activity in professional associations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, collaborative, and able to work independently with colleagues throughout the university and in the community.
  • Experience with online education is strongly desired.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current CV, and contact information for three professional references.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
P138F
Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled
No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

https://www.marian.edu/faith
Advertising Summary

Located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks as one of US News & World Report’s top universities in the Midwest Region. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, the women’s basketball team won back-to-back NAIA national championships. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 42 national titles.

Marian University offers an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance and full Marian University undergraduate tuition benefits for employees and their family. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a letter of application, a current CV, most recent transcript, three letters of recommendation, one of which specifically addresses the candidate’s teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness (sample syllabi and recent student evaluations).
Quick Link for Internal Postings
https://marian.peopleadmin.com/postings/3502

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How do you think Marian University’s mission, as well as the Catholic Franciscan identity, will support your work as a professor/administrator?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How will the work you do in your role at Marian University be different in light of the mission and identity of the University?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How will you promote the success of those from marginalized groups?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * In what ways will your work promote and support transformational leaders that are trustworthy, healthy, skilled and inquisitive?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume


Company

Marian University

At Marian University, our vision is to provide an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world. Our mission is to be a great Catholic university dedicated to achieving excellence in learning, which is achieved through teaching, research, and scholarly activities in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individualpeace and justicereconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Our understanding of these values is informed by reflection on the life of Jesus Christ and prayer.

The institution grew out of the dedication and vision of Sister Theresa Hackelmeier and the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, who established a school in Oldenburg, Indiana, in 1851. The college was founded in Oldenburg in 1936 and moved to Indianapolis in 1937. On July 1, 2009, Marian College became Marian University.

Marian University is proud to be a higher education institution just ten minutes away from downtown Indianapolis. Here, you’ll not only get to benefit from the exceptional employment and internship opportunities the city has to offer but also its diverse culture and lively personality. From cool cultural districts with unique entertainment, shopping, and dining options to outdoor festivals, professional and amateur sports events, hiking and biking trails, and more, Marian University is conveniently located in the heart of it all. Whether it’s walking around Monument Circle, floating down the canal in a paddleboat, visiting the various historical sites and museums, or dining on Mass Ave, you’ll quickly find your favorite local hangouts and love this city just as much as we do.

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