The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY seeks applications for two Instructors in the area of Spanish. The successful candidates will be expected to teach lower-division courses in Spanish curriculum, online and/or in-person (hybrid), hold office hours and work closely with the program coordinator to prepare lectures, class materials, and class assignments. Depending on area of expertise and need, the candidate may teach Upper-Division/heritage language/content courses. Must stay up to date with relevant professional development. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester (for 4-credit hour classes). Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 2020.
The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.
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PhD in Spanish or related field by time of appointment.
Demonstrated proficiency in online teaching and/or appropriate technologies in language instruction.
Familiarity with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching Spanish.
Experience with outreach to diverse communities.
Experience with online platforms used for language instruction and Learning Management System(s).
To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/75248 submitting complete dossier which consist of the following:
1. Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
2. Curriculum Vitae.
3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
4. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
5. Contact information for 3 references.
Applicants last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Dr. Anne Walton-Ramirez, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Initial application deadline is May 4, 2020, 5:00PM Eastern Standard Time; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed.
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MA in Spanish, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment.
Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Spanish language courses, and evidence of effective teaching.
Native/near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English.
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations.
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