The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for the position of Instructor in the area of Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) Pedagogy with appointment beginning August 16, 2023.
Essential Functions: The successful candidate will be expected to teach Spanish heritage lower-and-upper division courses, online, in-person, and/or hybrid, hold office hours, and work closely with the program director and coordinators of the SHL program (https://silc.asu.edu/spanish-heritage) to prepare course materials, assessment, syllabi, and assignments. Depending on areas of expertise, the candidate may teach upper-division/content courses. This is an in-person, full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses.
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M.A. in Spanish, or related field, by time of appointment.
Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Spanish heritage language courses.
Evidence of effective teaching on-line.
Evidence of native/near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English.
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations.
Ph.D. in Spanish, Spanish Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or related field by time of appointment.
Demonstrated experience with heritage program promotion and outreach to diverse communities.
Demonstrated evidence of research interests and expertise in heritage teaching methodologies.
Demonstrated proficiency in appropriate technologies in language instruction.
To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/122070 submitting a complete dossier that consists of the following:
Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
Contact information for 3 references.
The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. A cover letter can be addressed to Sara Beaudrie Search Committee Chair. The initial application deadline is April 21, 2023. If the position is not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed.
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