Instructor (Senior Lecturer) in Foreign Languages and Cultures
U.S. Naval Academy
Location: Annapolis , Maryland
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
The Languages and Cultures Department invites applications for the position of Instructor (Senior Lecturer) in Foreign Languages and Cultures, beginning as early as spring semester of 2023. This is a three-year renewable (non-tenure-track) teaching position. The anticipated teaching load is four courses per semester. The successful candidate should have expertise in foreign language pedagogy, second language acquisition, literature, cultural studies, or a related field. Candidates should be able to teach at least two of the seven languages offered in the department – Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish – across all levels of proficiency. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with faculty colleagues in support of the departmental and institutional educational mission.
Please visit https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/Instructor-LCD-2022.php for more information about the position and instructions on how to apply.
M.A. in second language acquisition, foreign language pedagogy, literature, cultural studies, or a related field.
Native or near-native proficiency in two languages taught in the department (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish).
Ph.D or Ed.D. in second language acquisition or a related field.
Experience in college-level language instruction.
Commitment to inclusive pedagogy and to working with a diverse student body and faculty.
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