The Department of Romance Studies seeks a Full-Time Lecturer in Spanish to teach six language courses per year beginning 2024-2025. This position, which is benefits-eligible and which has the potential for renewal, will have an initial appointment of up to three years. This position is subject to budget approval.
This position requires proven, effective teaching skills, at least an MA, and native or near-native competency in Spanish. MA required in language, literature, culture, and/or foreign language education. The ideal candidate is able to collaborate with colleagues to actively contribute to innovative curriculum development based on current theories and methodologies in Second Language Acquisition. Lecturers are expected to provide service to the department and the University. Experience teaching at the college level is preferred. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of and expertise in proficiency-based and/or content-based assessment and instruction.
Applications, which should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/26370, should include application letter, CV, names and contact information of three references, statement of philosophy of language teaching, and up to three examples of relevant materials (lesson plans, instructional or assessment materials, syllabi) developed by the candidate with a brief explanation of their pedagogical goals.
First consideration will be given to candidates whose applications are received by December 31, 2023. Questions about the position can be directed to Elena González Ros (email@example.com), Chair of the Search Committee.
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