Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages

Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages—French and German/Spanish (Non Tenure Track)

Division/Department: Academic Affairs, Division of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies
Open Date: Feb. 10, 2021
Close Date: April 1, 2021

Summary

The Modern Foreign Languages program in the Division of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies at Morehouse College seeks a very special individual for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Visiting Professor of French for one year with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in French with the ability to also teach another language.

The division is seeking someone who thinks creatively about teaching, engages in scholarship, and can be committed to Morehouse College's mission—to develop men with disciplined minds who lead lives of leadership and service. This is accomplished by emphasizing the intellectual and character development of its students and by assuming a special responsibility for teaching the history and culture of Black people.

This position's responsibilities include teaching a 4/4 load, advising and mentoring students, engaging in scholarship, and service to the program and the College. We also encourage all faculty to seek external funding through grants and other sources. Upon completing the visiting professorship, there is a possibility for this position to transition to a non-tenure-track assistant professor position pending budget approval. The position start date is Aug. 1, 2021.

Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include:

  • A terminal degree in French or a related area and significant graduate work in another language (18 credits)
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching
  • Evidence of a productive scholarship program
  • Service to the profession and community
Application Instructions

A successful application will consist of the following: 

  • A letter of application providing detail on how the candidate meets the qualifications for the position and why they are a good fit for Morehouse College in particular (no more than two pages) 
  • A current curriculum vitae  
  • A statement of teaching philosophy (no more than two pages)
  • Unofficial academic transcripts
  • The names and contact information of three references

Candidates also have the option of sharing the following:

  • Sample syllabi( no more than two courses)
  • Samples of research, scholarship, or creative production (no more than two samples)
  • Teaching evaluations or summaries of evaluations (no more than two courses, but if submitted, only submit full class evaluations and not samples of class evaluations)
  • Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 1, 2021.

Dr. Felicia Stewart, chair
Division of Social and Cultural Studies

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