The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks an Academic Program Specialist for the Portuguese Language Program to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
This position will provide coordination for Portuguese Language Program within the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. The successful candidate will promote and coordinate the Portuguese language program and teach up to three courses per year, to include beginning and intermediate courses in Portuguese and/or beginning courses in Spanish; collaborate with faculty in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese to review and promote the Portuguese language program; identify trends and areas for improvement make recommendations to Chair; oversee design and implementation; coordinate and assist with recruiting activities for undergraduate students including outreach activities, workshops, and other language-related events; participate in committees related to the Portuguese language program. Anticipated position appointment length up to two academic years, to commence summer 2019, with the possibility of renewal.
The Ohio State University is one of the few U.S. institutions authorized by Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (INEP) to oversee the Celpe-Bras examination of Portuguese language proficiency. Several initiatives designed to raise enrollments and encourage innovative instruction in multiple modalities, including through distance education, programs abroad, and partnerships with K-12 teachers around Ohio have been made possible by recent Title VI funding. We seek a candidate who excels at teaching and administration to help launch these initiatives and advance the Portuguese Language Program to national prominence.
apply at the following website https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/94913
Required: Master’s degree in Portuguese, SLA/Applied Linguistics, or related discipline; Native or near-native fluency in Portuguese, Spanish, and English is expected.
Desired: Ph.D. in Portuguese, SLA/Applied Linguistics, or related field; experience teaching Portuguese to Spanish speakers; demonstrated effectiveness in leadership and supervision of language programs at the post-secondary level; commitment to using online course management systems (e.g. Pearson’s MyLab, Canvas, etc.) and software applications related to second language teaching; knowledge of the ACTFL and Celpe-Bras proficiency scales and their application to FL programs; experience working with K-12 educators; record of scholarship related to the duties of this position.
About The Ohio State University
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Language Program at The Ohio State University provides instruction to more than 8,000 students annually. Our program encompasses Spanish, Portuguese and Quechua elementary and intermediate language courses. Its purpose is to develop student skills in communication across ethnic, cultural, ideological, and national boundaries, and help students acquire a deeper understanding of other cultures and patterns of thought. The Language Program is renowned for its excellent staff, award-winning instruction, innovative programs, on going professional development, and highly satisfied students.
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