Missouri Southern State University, an institution with a state-wide mission in international education, invites applications for a one-year position of Assistant Professor of Spanish beginning January 2014. The successful candidate should have native or near native proficiency, demonstrate excellent teaching skills, and be lawfully authorized to teach in the United States. Preference will be given to candidates with a doctorate and experience in teaching advanced grammar, composition, creative writing, and peninsular literature. Past experience and /or willingness to lead short-term study abroad trips are also preferred.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching excellence. Official transcripts are required within 45 days of hire. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit documents to FacultyVitae@mssu.edu; include: “Spanish – Assistant Professor” in the subject line. Employment is contingent upon a successful criminal background check. The appointment will be contingent upon the availability of funds.
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