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Allentown, PA

Job Number: R0000388

Job Summary:

The LLC Department of Muhlenberg College seeks a Lecturer in Spanish for academic year 2020-2021, 24 August – 14 December 2020 and 8 February – 17 May 2021. One or two sections Elementary and/or Intermediate Spanish, online or hybrid format. Native/near native fluency required with at least an M.A. degree in Spanish or related field.

Muhlenberg College is a student-centered campus that prizes its commitment to teaching in the liberal arts tradition. We seek a dynamic lecturer with experience with multi-media textbook platforms –Portales is the text used in these courses–, interest in language acquisition pedagogy, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence. The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Muhlenberg College is located in Allentown, PA, the third largest city in PA, home to vibrant immigrant communities, near a variety of urban and rural attractions, and 90 minutes from NYC and Philadelphia. An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can find the latest updates to the College’s Diversity Strategic Plan at this link:

http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/aboutus/president/initiatives/diversityatmuhlenberg/

How to apply

To apply, upload your cover letter, resume, separate diversity statement summarizing your experiences and commitment to equity and inclusion, and names/contact information for three references. (Your diversity statement should note how you demonstrate your commitment to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion in your work, community and/or personal life. This may include, for example, work assignments, community service/mentoring, committee service, recruitment/retention activities, etc.) Please combine all application materials into a single pdf if possible. Application review will continue until the position is filled.