The Department of World Languages and Cultures at the University of Utah invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor position in Spanish beginning July 1, 2017. The course to be taught is designed as an advanced language pathway for high school students who have passed the AP Language and Culture exam. A successful candidate must be qualified to teach upper division (3000 level) literature and culture, deliver instruction face-to-face to high school students, and deliver hybrid (blended learning) instruction. Two sections of this course will be offered at Olympus High School in Granite School District, another one at Jordan High School in Canyons School District. The instructor’s schedule will be tied to the high schools’ schedules. Teaching schedules will be coordinated between the two high school locations, and the instructor must commute between locations on instructional days.
Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is a prerequisite. The salary will be $22,500 for three sections of the course plus benefits. A PhD in Spanish is desirable.
Complete applications include a letter of application, CV, a representative writing sample and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later point in the screening process. For full consideration, application materials must be submitted electronically by April 10th, 2017 to Katharina Gerstenberger, Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures, University of Utah. firstname.lastname@example.org
Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is a prerequisite.
About Department of World Languages & Cultures, University of Utah
The Department of World Languages & Cultures is the largest and most diverse in the College, culturally and programmatically. Our programs and courses offer multiple opportunities for undergraduate and graduate study in language, literature, culture, and language education. All foreign languages and their respective literatures at the University of Utah are taught in the Department, which provides... students with a forum for research and education in more than 20 linguistic and literary traditions.We are one of seven departments in the College of Humanities and are affiliated with other programs in the college including Middle East Studies, Asian Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Honors, Gender Studies, and Ethnic Studies.We are committed to fostering a critical and comprehensive understanding of diverse cultures through the study of their literature, language, film, art, history, and socio-political contexts. In the Department, we also aim to help students develop an analytic understanding of the structure of language and communicative competence in a wide range of languages. In all these endeavors we strive to train students to think independently and critically in order to function effectively in a contemporary global environment.