The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at Ball State University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position as Generalist capable of teaching a full range of courses in German, available August 18, 2017.
Major Responsibilities: Teach a full range of courses in German language, linguistics and culture; commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly research; willingness to participate in departmental activities, serve on committees, and engage in community outreach.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in German or appropriate related field earned by August 18, 2017; native or near-native fluency in German and English; evidence of successful college-level teaching; evidence of potential to publish peer-reviewed scholarship; willingness to commit to active engagement in departmental, university, and community activities and service.
Preferred qualifications: Record of active scholarship and publication; evidence of effective use of instructional technology; experience with online, hybrid or emerging media materials and teaching strategies; interdisciplinary interests; involvement in appropriate professional organizations.
Send a letter of application containing a detailed description of teaching practices and research agenda, curriculum vitae, transcripts and three recent letters of recommendation referencing teaching and research to: Melissa Richardson, Administrative Coordinator, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 or digitally to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately; Applications will be accepted through March 10, 2017.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all. The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.