The Norwegian Department at St. Olaf College announces two adjunct positions at St. Olaf for the 2011-2012 academic year and a tenure-track position beginning in 2012.
1) 33%-50% position (visiting instructor or visiting Assistant Professor, teaching 2 or 3 courses of beginning and intermediate Norwegian in the fall semester. Possibility of ongoing part-time or full-time teaching.
2) Full-time one-year position (visiting instructor or visiting Assistant Professor). Teaching duties include six courses of beginning and intermediate Norwegian, three courses per semester. Possibility of ongoing part-time or full-time teaching.
St. Olaf has approximately 200 students in Norwegian classes, with multiple sections of first and second-year language courses. Instructors work collaboratively to plan daily instruction and tests.
Requirements: Minimum of a Masters Degree in Scandinavian Studies or related field, with native or near-native fluency in Norwegian and language teaching experience. Rank and salary depending on qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately. The positions will be open until filled.
Please submit a cover letter, current CV, brief audio recording of yourself speaking unrehearsed bokmål (CD or mp3), and the names and email addresses of two or three professional references who can speak to your abilities in classroom teaching.
We will initiate our tenure-track search in the spring. Watch for the announcement at SASS.
Please spread the word to others who might be interested in one of these opportunities.
For further details contact:
Margaret Hayford O’Leary, department chair
oleary at stolaf dog edu
St. Olaf College
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
Northfield, MN 55057
O’Leary, M. [NORDIC-T] Norwegian Openings at St. Olaf. NORDIC-T listserv (NORDIC-T@LISTS.UMN.EDU, 18 Mar 2011).