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Assistant Lecturer of World Language

Ball State University

Last Updated: 1/10/23

Job Description

The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is a residential school for academically gifted high school juniors and seniors. The Indiana Academy is located on the campus of Ball State University. This is a full-time contract position for the academic year that is renewable based on satisfactory job performance.The successful candidate will have the ability to teach at least two levels of one of these languages (i.e. Japanese I/II, Chinese I/II, ASL I/II, etc., for example).

Indiana Academy faculty, ranked in the top 15 in the nation among public high school faculty, have the opportunity to create new, unique courses based on their specializations. Faculty work together across disciplines to provide a one-of-a-kind education to Indiana’s high-ability students.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function: Primary responsibilities include teaching three sections of one (or more) of the following languages: Japanese, American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Italian, or Korean.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in one of the following world languages: Japanese, American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Italian, or Korean from an accredited institution. Previous teaching experience at the secondary or undergraduate collegiate level.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability and willingness to receive dual credit certification in one of the following world languages: Japanese, American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Italian, or Korean.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/35250. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Heather Rogers. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through February 9, 2023.

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 120 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 Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
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 120 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 Sta...