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Alabama
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Auburn University Auburn :: The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Auburn University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Golden Age Peninsular Literature for a one-year appointment, starting fall semester 2015. The candidate must be able to communicate fluently in Spanish and English. For further information about Auburn University and our department visit: http://www.auburn.edu/forlang. To apply for this position: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com. Applicants will be required to attach cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research and/or goals, teaching evaluations, and names and email addresses of three references.
California
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Berkeley Berkeley :: The Department of German seeks qualified part-time Instructors to teach elementary, intermediate, and advanced Dutch language courses. Positions are part time, renewable, non-tenure track, beginning as early as January 2015. The number of positions may vary from semester to semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. Applications received by Nov. 5, 2014, will receive priority for spring 2015; to receive full consideration, please submit all materials prior to this date. Basic qualifications: candidates should have at least one year of previous college teaching experience, and native or near-native fluency in Dutch and English at the time of application. Additional qualifications include familiarity with college-level language programs, teaching experience using current language-teaching methodologies (task-based and meaning-based instruction, communicative language approach), and experience with technology tools to implement in the language classroom. Preferred qualifications include expertise in Dutch linguistics and fluency in other languages of particular importance to the Dutch Studies program, such as Afrikaans, Bahasa Indonesia, Papiamento, Sranan, German, and/or French. Successful candidates must, at a minimum, have a master’s degree (or equivalent) in Dutch or a related field by expected start date. Letter of application, updated curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, two original teaching activities that reflect teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references are required of all applicants; a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service is welcome. Beginning salary for lecturers is $49,012, but salary setting will be commensurate with education and experience. Applications must be submitted online to http://apptrkr.com/527613. Questions may be directed to gspamgr@berkeley.edu.
University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz :: The Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz is developing a pool of qualified temporary language Instructors who could be called upon, as needed, to teach occasional courses either during the academic year or in summer session. The department is seeking lecturers in Spanish, Yiddish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Italian, Hebrew, German, French, and Chinese. Candidates accepted to our pool may be approached by other units to teach in areas related to their demonstrated areas of expertise. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties, and who have experience teaching the targeted language both as a second language and as a heritage language. Candidates are expected to have native or near-native proficiency in their language of specialty. Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include: a letter of application that addresses basic qualifications, (if candidate was employed as a graduate student instructor, documentation of independent teaching needs to be addressed); curriculum vitae; three current confidential letters of recommendation*; sample syllabus; and student evaluations, if available. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply.
Delaware
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University of Delaware Newark :: University of Delaware (Newark, DE) seeks an Assistant Professor of Spanish for full-time, tenure-track to teach core courses in the Spanish Studies program, including Spanish literature, civilization, culture, advanced Spanish-language courses, and courses specifically related to Golden Age Spanish literature and culture. Candidates are expected to contribute to the department and university through scholarly activity (e.g., research, publications, and presentations) and service, and successful applicants may participate in study abroad programs. Applicants must have a PhD in Spanish, or a related field such as Spanish literature, by the time of appointment; possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English as demonstrated by at least one semester (four months) of college-level Spanish teaching experience; and specialize in Golden Age Spanish literature and culture as demonstrated by a record of research published in peer-reviewed journals, scholarly editions, and/or book contracts. Background checks are required for all new hires as a condition of employment. Apply online at http://www.udel.edu/udjobs and attach a letter of application and curriculum vitae (including telephone number and email address) as one document. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to Spanish Search Committee, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-2550.
Illinois
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University of Illinois Urbana :: The Center for Translation Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for Lecturer (PhD in hand) or Instructor (master’s degree in hand) in Translation Studies for 2015-2016, with a target start date of Aug. 16, 2015. The position is renewable contingent on funding and strong performance reviews by the Center for Translation Studies. The position is a full-time, nine-month appointment paid over twelve months. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants must have a degree in translation studies or a closely related field, PhD preferred. A strong background in terminology and computer-assisted translation tools is required. Proven success with students who may have diverse levels of technical experience and abilities is preferred. In addition to teaching one of the program’s core courses, terminology and CAT tools, the teaching load of 3/3 will also consist of an advanced CAT tools course, Capstone courses, and other elective courses as needed in the translation studies curriculum, such as language-specific translation courses. For a complete list and description of our courses, go to http://www.translation.illinois.edu/courses.html. To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: application letter, CV, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically within a few days after application completion. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by Jan. 15, 2015. Letters of reference are due no later than Jan. 22, 2015. For more information, contact slcl-hr@illinois.edu.
Maine
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University of Maine Farmington :: The Division of Humanities at the University of Maine at Farmington invites applicants for a tenure-track Teaching Position in French. They are seeking a generalist in francophone studies, and welcome applications from candidates with knowledge of francophone Africa and/or contemporary postcolonial issues. The primary teaching responsibilities will be in French and in international and global studies (a new interdisciplinary major), as well as in their general education program. This position also includes the opportunity to develop new study abroad programs and to engage in cross-disciplinary collaboration and teaching. The teaching load is twelve credit hours, typically three courses per semester, or the equivalent. A strong commitment to and enthusiasm for undergraduate language teaching required, along with demonstrated promise of scholarly excellence and native or near-native fluency in French and in English. PhD required for tenure, along with an active research agenda. Position begins Sept. 1, 2015. Review of applications begins immediately; for full consideration, submit electronically by Nov. 20, 2014. Please submit a letter of interest (including teaching philosophy), vitae, unofficial transcripts, evidence of excellence in college teaching, and at least three letters of recommendation to Dr. Clint Bruce, Search Chair, via MLA Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/27332). The successful candidate will be subject to a background check.
Massachusetts
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Worcester State University Worcester :: The Department of World Languages at Worcester State University (http://www.worcester.edu) seeks a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Spanish to begin next fall 2015. Research concentration in contemporary Latin American literature and culture. PhD in hand; native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English required. Interest in teaching language and composition courses, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of specialty, is highly desirable. Background in translation studies, or film studies and/or experience in teaching Spanish for specific purposes is welcomed. Review of applications will begin Nov. 30, 2014, and continue until filled. All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange at http://worcester.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=54115.
Michigan
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Wayne State University Detroit :: The Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan (www.clas.wayne.edu/languages/) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Associate Professor in German to begin Aug. 19, 2015. PhD in contemporary German cultural studies required by date of appointment. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must have university-level teaching experience and native or near-native fluency in German and English. The successful candidate will show strong evidence of scholarly and pedagogical engagement with contemporary German culture, the ability to develop German for the professions courses, a capacity for contributing to the development of a new international studies program within the department, and use of best practices in teaching. Candidates who have experience incorporating online and hybrid formats at all levels of instruction are encouraged to apply. Please apply online at https://jobs.wayne.edu, position number 040610, by attaching your letter of interest, a CV, a writing sample, and a statement of teaching philosophy (no longer than two pages); please send three letters of recommendation to Professor Anne Duggan at a.duggan@wayne.edu. The review process begins Nov. 21, 2014. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype during the month of December.
New Hampshire
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Dartmouth College Hanover :: The Department of German Studies at Dartmouth College is seeking a Language Program Director to coordinate its beginning language courses and their supporting activities. The selected applicant will initially have a four-year contract as senior lecturer/research assistant professor, with the possibility of further appointment contingent on successful performance. The appointee will teach four courses per academic year and will also collaborate with other members of the department in designing and implementing its language curriculum. Qualifications: energetic classroom presence and demonstrated ability to inspire undergraduate students; substantial training in foreign language pedagogy; native or near-native proficiency in both German and English. Experience in integrating language acquisition and cultural content is welcome. Master’s or equivalent degree required, PhD or equivalent degree preferred. Applicants should submit a dossier consisting of a CV, a cover letter, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a teaching portfolio online at http://jobcentral.actfl.org by Nov. 15, 2014. Candidates chosen for the next stage of review will be interviewed at the 2015 MLA Convention in Vancouver.
New Jersey
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Princeton University Princeton :: The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Spanish, beginning Feb. 1, 2015, with the possibility of renewal. The number of hours will depend upon enrollments. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English and proven experience in teaching Spanish are essential. Master’s degree or enrollment in a PhD program required; PhD or MA working toward PhD preferred. This position is subject to the university’s background check. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in linguistics, SLA, or applied linguistics, although other fields will also be considered. Administrative experience with a Spanish language program and proficiency in the use of technologies for the language classroom a plus. Review of applications will begin immediately.
New York
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New York University New York :: The Department of East Asian Studies at New York University seeks two full-time, non-tenure-track Japanese Language Lecturers with appointments beginning on Sept. 1, 2015, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The initial appointment is for a minimum of one year with the possibility of multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. Minimum qualifications: MA in linguistics, applied linguistics, Japanese language and literature, language pedagogy, or related field; native/near-native proficiency in Japanese and English. Duties include three courses per semester and active involvement in program development. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, current CV, statement on teaching philosophy (as it applies to courses from the introductory to advanced level), and three letters of recommendation. Materials received by Nov. 21, 2014, will receive full consideration, and applications will continue to be accepted until both positions are filled. To apply, instructions can be found under the homepage link “Employment” of the NYU Department of East Asian Studies website at http://eas.as.nyu.edu.
Ohio
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Bowling Green State University Bowling Green :: The English Department at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for an Instructor in Literature for Children and Adolescents. The initial appointment is for one year, with possibility of renewal. The principal assignments include teaching courses in the Department of English in literature for the young child, literature for the middle child, and literature for adolescents. These courses support the English department’s commitment to teacher preparation in coordination with the college of education. Areas of scholarly expertise may include multicultural children’s literature, narrative theory and children’s literature, new-media texts for children, gender and children’s literature, and issues of censorship. The successful candidate will join a department committed to providing students with a comprehensive education in literacy in all its forms. Upon hire, our newest colleague will be expected to serve on department and university committees and to participate in the life and governance of the department. Submit application materials to: Lawrence Coates, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0191. Application files must include: 1) letter outlining qualifications for this position; 2) a CV which includes a list of graduate courses taken and brief descriptions of courses taught; 3) at least three current letters of reference; 4) copies of official graduate transcripts by Jan. 15, 2015.
Lake Erie College Painesville :: Lake Erie College, a small, co-educational, four-year, independent liberal arts college located in Painesville, 30 miles east of Cleveland, invites applicants for a part-time adjunct Instructor to teach undergraduate German courses in the spring 2015 semester. The candidate should hold a minimum of a master’s degree. Prior teaching experience is required, and college-level teaching is preferred. Candidates should also demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts college environment. Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three references to: academicaffairs@lec.edu or Office of Academic Affairs, Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., Painesville, OH 44077. Review of applications will begin immediately. Learn more at http://www.lec.edu.
Pennsylvania
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University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia :: The Lauder Institute and the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invite applications for a full-time appointment as Lecturer in Portuguese. The appointment will begin in August 2015 and includes a teaching load of three courses per semester as well as coordinating duties related to the Lauder Portu­guese Language and Culture Program. Candidates are to apply at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/295. Include a cover letter, CV, and brief description of teaching philosophy and methods. Also submit names and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation. The university will contact the recommenders with instructions on how to submit their letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Minimum qualifications are an MA in linguistics, applied linguistics, and/or language and literature, PhD preferable. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience teaching Portuguese in a university setting at the advanced and superior levels. The successful candidate should also have experience teaching Portu­guese to native speakers of Spanish. This position requires candidates to draw upon in-depth knowledge of the cultures, societies, and business practices of the Portuguese-speaking world in order to develop course materials for language practice and for graduate-level Portuguese language and culture courses. Candidates must have superior command of Portuguese and English. Preference will be given to candidates who are: certified ACTFL/ILR testers and raters, familiar with standards-based instruction, and available to coordinate the Lauder Summer Immersion Program in Brazil. The salary is competitive.
Texas
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Texas Christian University Fort Worth :: The Department of Modern Language Studies at Texas Christian University invites applications for Assistant Professor in German Studies, a tenure-track position to begin in August 2015. The candidate will be expected to help develop the major and minor programs in German studies, teach at all undergraduate levels, and be involved with the language house and German club. TCU is the North Texas testing center for the Goethe Institute exams, and we integrate those level expectations into our courses. Candidates must hold a completed PhD in German studies or related field by Aug. 1, 2014. Native or near-native fluency in German and English is required. TCU embraces a teacher/scholar model. The candidate should have two years’ university-level teaching experience and also a strong research agenda. The area of expertise can be anything in the period 1750–present. Advantageous would be an interest in contemporary issues, interdisciplinary work, gender studies, media studies, or translation studies. To apply, sign in online at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS-Faculty and complete the personal/contact information. Applicant survey is voluntary. Upload a letter of application and CV. Applications must submit online to be considered. All questions regarding the application process should be directed to Jacqulyn Curry in Human Resources at j.curry@tcu.edu or 817-257-5255.
Virginia
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Arlington Public Schools Arlington :: Arlington Public Schools announces an opening for the position of Supervisor of World Languages in the Department of Instruction, effective immediately. This is a twelve-month administrative and supervisory position, grade P–15, with a salary range of $92,203 to $136,483 (2014-2015 school schedule). The supervisor of world languages, who works under the general supervision of the assistant superintendent of instruction, performs administrative and supervisory work related to designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating the general curriculum and instructional techniques for the delivery of the world languages program in Arlington Public Schools. The supervisor of world languages is responsible for overseeing the instructional program on a county-wide basis and observing and working with principals and teachers to improve instruction. The work involves developing programs and plans in consultation with the assistant superintendent for instruction, implementing programs independently, and performing related duties as required or assigned. This includes all secondary foreign language electives, elementary, middle, and high school Spanish immersion programs, one elementary years IB program, and the elementary Spanish foreign language in elementary school (FLES) program. Candi­dates must submit an application online and attach a resume, a written statement of interest in and qualifications for this position. Please complete the online administrative–technical application on the APS website in the employment section: www.apsva.us. A minimum of three recent letters of recommendation must also be attached. (Recommendation letters may be sent in separately.) Candidates must also attach a paper of no more than three pages on the following topic: “Describe the future direction of world languages.” Apply through http://jobcentral.actfl.org.
Wisconsin
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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater :: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announces a full-time, tenure-track Position in Literacy Education beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the department and in the reading master’s program, which leads to a reading-teacher and/or reading-specialist license; advising both graduate and undergraduate students; supervision of field experiences and directed teaching in the undergraduate program; leadership in the master’s program and graduate certificate program; and participation in research, grant writing, and service activities. The position will start Aug. 19, 2015. They are seeking candidates with strong credentials in literacy education with a minimum of three years of teaching in elementary and/or middle grades; equivalent background to qualify for a Wisconsin reading-teacher and reading-specialist license; an agenda for or an established record of scholarly activity; and an earned PhD, EdD (preferred), or ABD (accepted) in literacy education or closely related field. A completed application packet includes: letter of intent addressing qualifications; curriculum vitae; copies of academic transcripts (may be unofficial); three letters of reference. Include the following for each recommendation: mail address, telephone numbers, and email address. Questions regarding the position may be directed to John Zbikowski, Search Committee Chair, at zbikowsj@uww.edu or (262) 472-4860. Review of applicants will begin Jan. 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.
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Jinhua Polytechnic / Kaplan University Jinhua, China :: UCBCEC, in conjunction with its partner school, Jinhua Polytechnic, seeks an ESL Instructor for a unique teaching experience in the People’s Republic of China beginning in late August, 2014. Applications are invited from enthusiastic educators with a sense of humor, adventure and an interest in Chinese culture to help improve the English proficiency of first and second year college students who will seek admission to Kaplan University at Hagerstown for completion of a bachelor of science in Business Administration/ Accounting. The ESL curriculum focuses on preparing students to pass the ITEP Core examination for entrance to the University. The most critical focus is on speaking and listening skills, although grammar and writing /reading are included. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Must hold a bachelor’s degree. TESOL certification and previous experience are preferred. Must be a native speaker of English. Curriculum development skills are a plus. Jinhua is a friendly city of 4 million people located in eastern China, approximately 3 hours train ride from Shanghai and 90 minutes train ride from Hangzhou. Its people are curious, helpful and welcoming. Benefits include a 1-year renewable contract, return travel, visa processing, health insurance, housing and utilities. To Apply, send cover letter and CV to: Andrew B. Kramer, Associate Dean, International Programs, Kaplan University; Hagerstown, Maryland, ankramer@kaplan.edu.
Al Akhawayn University Ifrane, Morocco The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) of Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI) invites applications for the position of Lecturer in English Rhetoric, effective as of fall 2014. Responsibilities: Teach freshman composition, advanced writing courses, and critical thinking. The candidate will hold regular office hours and participate in extracurricular activities on a regular basis (e.g., independent study, school committees, community service). Scholarly research and service to SHSS and to the university are expected. Target students come from a variety of disciplines and majors across the university. Qualifications: Applicants must have earned an MA, MEd, or equivalent in rhetoric, education, or related field. Applicants should have significant and relevant teaching experience and should provide evidence of expertise and commitment to excellence in teaching, including the use of related learning and classroom technologies. Experience in syllabus design and materials development is a plus. While teaching is conducted in English, a working knowledge of Arabic and/or French is highly recommended. Salary and benefits: AUI offers competitive compensation and benefit packages commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application procedure: Interested applicants must submit an application package that includes: a cover letter; an updated résumé; three letters of recommendation on letterhead, two of which should be from academic referees who can attest to your teaching abilities; and a statement of your teaching philosophy, addressed to Professor John Shoup, chair of the search committee (email: shssfacultysearch@aui.ma). Applications will be received until the position is filled. To learn more about AUI, please visit www.aui.ma.
Proximity Learning Inc Online (U.S.) :: Proximity Learning Inc. is an online teacher staffing company that hires teachers to teach online. All of our teachers teach from the comfort of their homes and can designate the times they would like to teach. We currently need Online Instructors that teach Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, ASL, and all AP courses. Instructors meet with a class of students online during their normal school schedule. Expectations: Meet with students during the scheduled class time. Follow each school district’s policies that are provided. Challenge and encourage students to master their designated languages at every level. Be responsive to students in a timely manner set forth by Proximity Learning Inc. Keep up with grading. Follow curriculum provided by Proximity Learning Inc. Correspond regularly with director of implementation. Be respectful and aware of student’s needs in an online environment. Must have a computer that meets our minimum specifications. Must have adequate internet (recommend high speed). Willing to get a teacher certification in a different state Qualifications: Must have the following: master’s (or higher) in education or equivalent (specific languages are accepted); certification in one or more U.S. States; two or more years in teaching, not limited to the online environment. Apply at http://mylanguage360.com/careers.
Alfaisal University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia :: Alfaisal University is looking for an Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of English or Rhetoric and Composition, Applied Linguistics, or closely related fields. Preference is given to native English speakers; both female and male faculty are encouraged to apply. Instructors must have a master of arts degree in TEFL/TESL or applied linguistics, with teaching experience at the tertiary level. Applications must include a cover letter with specialization, resume, teaching philosophy, summary of research interests, and 3 references. Submit online at: http://jobs.alfaisal.edu/category/cos/.
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