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Part-time Instructor or Part-time Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Foreign Languages
Posting Job Title: Part-time Instructor or Part-time Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages
Recruitment Type: Part-Time Faculty

Position Details

Rank – Title:
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Native or near native fluency in one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish. Advanced competence in Latin.
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular
Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: One Semester
Contract Type: Part-Time
Date Position Available: 08/07/2017

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University seeks candidate(s) for appointment as part-time instructor or assistant professor in one or more of the languages taught in the Department on an ongoing basis. Responsibilities include teaching up to 2 classes per semester with a maximum of 4 courses per academic year. Required: enthusiasm/interest in teaching communicative, learner-centered, beginning language and culture courses. The Department offers beginning and intermediate level instruction in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Master’s degree, or its foreign equivalent, in the target language or in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the target language. PhDs or ABDs are welcome to apply. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered. Previous experience in teaching beginning and/or intermediate language at the college level is ideal.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 06/30/2018
Questions About Position Opening:

For more information about these positions, please contact the appropriate language coordinator as indicated here:
Dr. Yumin Ao (Chinese: yao@kennesaw.edu); Dr. Luc
Guglielmi (French: lguglie1@kennesaw.edu); Steffi Wuertz-Hurley (German: swuertzh@kennesaw.edu); Dr. Federica Santini (Italian & Latin: fsantini@kennesaw.edu); Dr. Kathy Negrelli (Japanese: knegrell@kennesaw.edu); Dr. Jeongyi Lee (Korean: jlee234@kennesaw.eWodu) Dr. Robert Simon (Portuguese: rsimon5@kennesaw.edu); Ms. Kristen Elley, Ms. Patricia Wood(Spanish: kelley@kennesaw.edu, pwood@kennesaw.edu); Dr. Noah McLaughlin (Arabic, Hebrew, Russian: nmclaugh@kennesaw.edu);

Additional Information for Applicants
Application Instructions

Please upload all transcripts (BA, MA & Ph.D.) as 1 file. Please do not upload your record of courses taken. Upon hiring, you will be required to request official transcripts to be sent to KSU Department of Foreign Languages. If the transcripts are in a foreign language or from outside of the US, it is required to have an international credential evaluation company translate and/or evaluate those transcripts. This will clarify educational background in terms of U.S. educational requirements. The evaluation must show a course-by-course analysis.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000474
Departmental/College Overview:
Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  4. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Optional Documents