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California
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Biola University La Mirada :: The Department of Modern Languages at Biola University invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Spanish, beginning August 2015. Teaching responsibilities include elementary and intermediate levels of Spanish as well as some upper-division courses. PhD in Spanish at the time of appointment is preferred, but ABDs will be considered. Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in spoken and written Spanish and English as well as the ability to contribute to broadening Biola’s coverage and expertise in Biola’s modern language and Spanish major offerings. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in one or more of the following areas: translation and interpretation, composition, modern peninsular literature, or a second foreign language (French, German, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Korean). Applicants must demonstrate successful university-level language instruction and methodology, commitment to departmental and university service, and scholarly activity. Teaching load is twelve units/semester. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit a letter of interest, a copy of official transcripts, a curriculum vitae including contact information for three professional references, and a one-page testimony of your faith. A full faculty application will be sent to promising candidates. Review of applicants will begin Nov. 1, 2014. Position is open until filled. Biola is an evangelical Christian university in which faculty endorse the University Doctrinal Statement, adhere to the Standard of Conduct, and are committed to integration of faith and learning. Personal commitment to the Christian faith is required. Biola serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WASC. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package included. For more information on Biola, visit www.biola.edu/employment.
Florida
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University of Florida Gainesville :: The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Florida seeks a Coordinator of the Lower-Division Language Programs at the rank of Senior Lecturer. This is a full-time, renewable, nine-month non-tenure-track position to begin Aug. 16, 2015. The successful candidate will direct and manage the lower-division Spanish and Portuguese programs, which consist of six Spanish courses and three Portuguese courses, with over 50 total sections each semester. Responsibilities of the coordinator include: development of curriculum and pedagogy in accordance with the goals of the department; ongoing textbook evaluation and selection; advising the chair in hiring adjunct staff; training of graduate-student language instructors, including a week-long orientation before each fall semester; ongoing training of faculty in foreign language teaching methodologies; regular teaching in the program (2-2 course load); engagement in the profession through conference attendance and other scholarly endeavors. In conjunction with a team of lecturers, other administrative duties include: supervision of language instructors (between 15 and 20, approximately), including regular performance observations and evaluations; curricular planning, reform, and design; scheduling of courses and staffing assignments; student advisement. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree (PhD or EdD preferred) in pedagogy, linguistics, or applied linguistics, proven excellence as a teacher, experience as a supervisor or administrator in a college-level language program, relevant experience with pedagogical technologies used in language teaching and learning, and native or native-like fluency in English and Spanish. Additional desirable qualities include knowledge of Portuguese and experience with languages for specific purposes. Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/58768 and must include a letter of application; CV; one to two sample syllabi; statement of teaching philosophy; samples of peer- or student-teaching evaluations (as available); and three letters of recommendation.
St. Petersburg College St. Peterburg :: St. Petersburg College is committed to student success and seeks to hire faculty who are highly motivated and dedicated to the achievement of SPC’s goal to provide top-quality education. SPC promotes academic excellence through interactive, innovative, and inquiry-centered teaching and learning. All SPC resources, decisions, and efforts are aligned to transform students’ lives to empower them to finish what they start. We believe students are the heart of SPC. The incumbent of this position will teach College of Education ESOL courses required for teacher licensure in the state of Florida. Incumbent will also teach other COE courses as needed. Recent Pre-K–12 teaching experience is required. Online teaching experience and knowledge of technology are desired. Teaching face-to-face, blended, and online courses will be required. SPC has multiple campus sites, and some travel among campus sites will be required. Academic requirements: Master’s degree in ESOL; doctorate in education preferred. Apply at https://www.spcollege.edu/hrapp/application/jobs.php.
Hillsborough Community College Tampa :: Hillsborough Community College is seeking an English for Academic Purposes Instructor. This is a tenure-track faculty position beginning with the fall 2015 semester of academic year 2015 to 2016. The college desires candidates with on-going professional-development interests, love of teaching, and enthusiasm for campus and college committees and activities. The position requires: (1) at least a master’s degree in applied linguistics or TESOL or (2) a master’s degree in a related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in any combination of applied linguistics, linguistics, English, English as a second language, grammar, phonology, reading, second language Acquisition, semantics, speech, communication, or TESOL. Prefer applicants with: (1) an awarded PhD or master’s degree in English for academic purposes, teaching English as a foreign language, or linguistics and (2) teaching experience in higher education, preferably at the community college level. Apply online at http://jobs.hccfl.edu/postings/1787
Maryland
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Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore :: The Humanistic Studies Department of the Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for this full-time faculty position in English as a Second Language with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution beginning fall 2015. Job description: Humanistic studies is a multidisciplinary department currently focusing on history, philosophy, and literature. A commitment to excellence in teaching and an interest in teaching liberal arts to art students are essential. The successful candidate must also be prepared to teach the department’s first-year requirement Critical Inquiry, a course for English language learners emphasizing self-reflection and critical thinking through various modes of writing, reading, and visual response. The position requires a MS/MA in TESOL or a related field in hand by Aug. 1, 2015. The faculty position will teach 15 credits per year at a professional art college internationally known for its dedication to teaching excellence, a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, and the importance of the fine arts. The candidate will be capable of teaching at all levels of the undergraduate program, be proficient in traditional techniques, and have a broad understanding of new approaches in their field. Responsibilities will include: teaching 18 credits (normally) in the Department of Humanistic Studies (3:3 load); teaching multilevel ESL courses; teaching the department’s first-year requirement; teaching upper-division electives in the liberal arts that co-enroll language learners and domestic students (as required); ESL curriculum development and assessment; assessment and placement of incoming ESL students. The interdisciplinary nature of the department and college requires that faculty maintain an active professional practice and meaningfully contribute in a variety of areas that include all aspects of departmental operations and institutional governance, including departmental management, advising, institutional and departmental committee service, and scheduled departmental and student activities. In addition to teaching, all full-time faculty are expected to pursue research and/or professional engagements that contribute to the educational mission of the department and college. Requirements: Master’s degree in ESOL, TESL, applied linguistics, second-language acquisition, or education with an ESL focus; bachelor’s degree in a liberal arts discipline; one year full-time teaching experience in ESL at the collegiate level; experience with ESL assessment, curriculum development, and program coordination at an educational institution; experience working cooperatively with faculty, staff, and administration in the delivery of ESL curriculum; interest in teaching ESL to students in the fine arts; proven cross-cultural/intercultural competence. See www.micahr.slideroom.com.
Minnesota
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The Blake School Hopkins :: The Blake School is looking for two bright and energetic Lower School Spanish teachers to join our outstanding and increasingly diverse faculty for the 2015–16 school year. This will be the second year of a proficiency-based foreign language in the elementary school (FLES) program. Our instruction emphasizes oral communication and is part of a well-articulated Spanish sequence from pre-K–12. We are looking to hire two full-time faculty members who would be capable of developing a meaningful curriculum that will engage students in relevant, age-appropriate communicative tasks, and that will allow learners to advance to the highest possible levels of Spanish proficiency within a FLES program. This position requires teaching several grades, from pre-K–5. Other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate is an accomplished teacher of Spanish with student-centered pedagogy and successful classroom experience in the lower school. This position requires collaborative work with faculty (in and out of the Modern and Classical Languages Department), excellent interpersonal skills, and strong organizational skills. Candidates need to be ready to engage fully with the community-based experience of an independent school. We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, and proactive educator, with a passion for working with lower school children and supporting them in developing a high level of proficiency in Spanish. For full consideration, please visit www.blakeschool.org to apply online.
Missouri
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University of Missouri-St. Louis St. Louis :: The Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Languages at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is seeking a non-tenure-track, full-time Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish, effective Aug. 15, 2015. Minimum requirements are: Master’s degree in Spanish; native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English; four years of successful university-level teaching experience; demonstrated excellence in teaching, including familiarity with ACTFL proficiency guidelines; experience with online instruction; active involvement in professional activities preferred. Duties include teaching 11–15 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses (day and/or evening) at all levels of Spanish language, culture, and/or literature, in face-to-face, blended, and online formats. The anticipated salary is $38,000 to $40,000 with full benefits. The Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Languages positions itself at the leading edge of developments that seek to re-orient language teaching toward transcultural and translinguistic competence. It is an undergraduate department situated in a culturally vibrant metropolitan area, and it runs numerous study abroad programs. Apply at umsl.jobs.
New Jersey
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Bloomfield College Bloomfield :: The ESL instructors are part-time positions within the American Language Center at the Office of International Training and Professional Studies (ITPS) at Bloomfield College. Maximum 29 hours of teaching per week. Our ESL program offers small classes with customized instruction. There are six ESL levels, and classes run for eight-week sessions year round. We offer an integrated teaching approach. We have daytime and evening sessions.
New York
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Borough of Manhattan Community College New York :: The Borough of Manhattan Community College is seeking Instructors and Assistant, Associate or full Professors of Chinese or Spanish to teach all levels of target language and participate in college, department, and professional activities, such as curriculum development, grant writing, assessment, faculty development, and mentoring student projects. Productive scholarship expected. Evening/ weekend schedule may be required. For assistant, associate, or full professor: PhD degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. For Instructor: Master’s degree in area(s) of expertise and/or active progress toward a doctorate or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. PhD required for professorial titles. For associate and full professor, the candidate must have a record of significant achievement in the field. PhD preferred, but individuals with master’s degrees and doctoral work in progress may be considered for hire as instructor. Persons appointed to the instructor title are only eligible for five annual appointments. Appointment to a professorial title subsequent to service as an instructor will only be considered if the candidate has obtained the qualifications for professorial ranks as stated above. Instructors with ABD preferred. CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. Apply at http://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/cunyfirst/.
North Carolina
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University of North Carolina Charlotte Charlotte :: The University of North Carolina Charlotte is a doctoral, research-intensive university located in one of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position in Hispanic Studies, with an initial three-year contract to begin August 2015. This position will focus on U.S. Latinos as both content (products, practices, and perspectives) and community partners. Required qualifications include: a MA in Spanish or related field; native or near-native proficiency in Spanish; excellent skills in spoken and written English; strong commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds; and evidence of successful teaching at the college/university level. Desired qualifications include: Experience in teaching and developing curricula for Spanish for specific purposes (medical, legal, law enforcement, and other professions). Experience in community engagement to develop sustainable community collaborations through service learning and internships. Duties will include teaching four language and content courses at the undergraduate level. Advising and service activities that support department programs will be required. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. Review of applications will begin on Dec. 8, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Please attach the following documents: Letter of application addressed to Dr. Sheri Spaine Long, teaching statement, and current CV. Your letter of application must include a link to a 15-minute or longer video sample of your teaching. A photocopy of your graduate transcript and three original letters of recommendation must be mailed or emailed directly to Dr. Sheri Spaine Long, Chair, Department of Languages and Culture Studies, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223. Email: JobsInLCS@uncc.edu.
Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City :: A Spanish Instructor at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the academic division to which the faculty member belongs, as well as that of the college as a whole. Must have a master’s degree in a foreign language or related educational field including a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Spanish, experience teaching a foreign language, and experience teaching online and creating online content. Interview candidates will be required present a teaching demonstration as a part of their interview. Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents in the “Other Documents” section: cover letter, resume, transcript confirming master’s degree and required graduate credit hours, and sample of work created for online teaching. Apply at http://www.occcjobs.com/postings/9537.
Wisconsin
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University of Wisconsin Madison :: The University of Wisconsin is seeking a Lecturer in Classics. The successful candidate will teach one or more of the following courses: Latin 104: Second Semester Elementary Latin. In conjunction with the Latin supervising faculty member and working from a developed syllabus, lesson plans, lectures, assignments, and exams, the lecturer will present four 50-minute lectures each week, hold regularly scheduled office hours, and complete all grading for the course. This course represents one 33.4% of the position; Latin 204: Introduction to Latin Literature, Fourth Semester. In conjunction with the Latin supervising faculty member and working from a developed syllabus, lesson plans, lectures, assignments and exams, the lecturer will present four 50-minute lectures each week, hold regularly scheduled office hours, and complete all grading for the course. This course represents one 33.4% of the position; Latin 302: Latin Literature of the Roman Empire, Sixth semester Latin. Develop syllabus, lesson plans, lectures, assignments, and exams. The lecturer will present three 50-minute lectures each week, hold regularly scheduled office hours, and complete all grading for the course. This course represents one 33.4% of the position. There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of the course(s) listed on this PVL or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment. Applicants should send a letter of application, addressing past teaching experience and including the names of three references, and an up-to-date curriculum vitae to: Lecturer Search, Department of Classics, 910 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Application materials may be sent to classics@mhub.facstaff.wisc.edu.
Overseas
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Outreach360 Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic :: Outreach360, a leading provider of alternative international service-learning programs, has a limited number of Volunteer opportunities for leaders to join us in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua from Jan. 3–June 27, 2015. Our mission is to enable underserved children to live a life of choice — to be able to stay in school and graduate high school qualified to attend university or obtain gainful employment. We are currently working with first through sixth graders in a fishing village in the Dominican Republic and a mountain village in the coffee growing-region of Nicaragua. Our focus is on teaching English and Spanish literacy. Your role as a volunteer leader will be to help lead short-term service-learning volunteers (college and high school teams, families, and individuals) and to actively teach/lead in the local classroom. Position requirements include an advanced knowledge of Spanish and fluency in English, a college degree, international travel/work experience, and leadership experience. Teaching experience a plus. Canadian or U.S. passport required. This is a great opportunity to gain international leadership experience while being immersed in the local culture. Air travel from the U.S. or Canada, room and board, and health insurance provided. No salary. For more information, email hr@outreach360.org.
Saint Louis University Madrid, Spain :: Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, invites applications for a full-time position in Spanish Language and Literature at the Madrid campus to commence September 2015. The chosen candidate will teach required undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish/Latin American language, literature, culture, creative writing, and teaching methodology (six courses per year, including one in the second summer session) and will participate in academic advising and coordination of Spanish Department activities. The candidate is also expected to be involved in further departmental and university-wide administrative tasks, and to maintain an active research/writing profile in the field. PhD in Spanish required as well as evidence of research, writing and teaching excellence, and a valid work permit in Spain. Desired areas of specialization include creative writing, language teaching methodology, and either Latin American or Spanish literature/culture; thus, the candidate will have a generalist background, demonstrating flexibility and experience in these areas. Good verbal and written English-language skills are required, as is the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are prepared for online teaching. Letter of application and current curriculum vitae required for consideration. Electronic applications are welcome. Initial shortlisted candidates will be notified in February and asked to have three letters of recommendation forwarded and to submit samples of published work and teaching evaluations. Final shortlisted candidates will subsequently be interviewed (non-Spain-based candidates by phone or video conference). Visit http://plantilla.madrid.slu.edu/index/index/p/118.
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