Wartburg College is a selective liberal arts college of the ELCA, nationally recognized for community engagement. It is dedicated to challenging and nurturing students for lives of leadership and service as a spirited expression of their faith and learning. U.S. News & World Report has included Wartburg among its listing of the best national liberal arts colleges for the past 13 years. Wartburg is one of 200 colleges listed in Peterson's Top Colleges for Sciences. 100 full-time faculty members are involved in the important tasks of teaching students and engaging in scholarly and creative activity. Faculty members are expected to be effective classroom teachers interested in students as individuals; scholars or artists who continue to develop professionally; and professional educators open to new ideas in curriculum development and pedagogy. We actively seek candidates who have appreciation and understanding of the church-related liberal arts college. The teaching load for full-time faculty is seven courses per academic year, usually three in Fall Term, three in Winter Term, and one in May Term. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from women and members of ethnic and minority groups.