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LECTURER IN SPANISH

Requisition # 71830

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Spanish & Portuguese

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Part Time
Position Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Iowa announces an opening for a 67% time Lecturer position in Spanish language to begin in August 2018, to develop and teach Spanish language courses in the Iowa Center for Higher Education (ICHE) in Des Moines, Iowa.



The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment of up to two additional years, and the position will be renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Responsibilities include: developing and teaching at least two classes per semester (average of 16 s.h. for the academic year) of Elementary and Intermediate Spanish courses designed to meet the needs of students enrolled in the professional BA programs offered at the ICHE. Information about the ICHE is available here: https://desmoines.uiowa.edu/. Course development funds will be available.



Basic qualifications: PhD in Spanish literature, linguistics or language acquisition/pedgogy, or in a related field or two MA degrees in Spanish literature, linguistics or language acquisition/pedagogy, or in a related field; demonstrated excellence teaching Spanish language to native speakers of English at the university level in the United States; ability to work independently; and native or near-native proficiency in English and Spanish.



Desirable qualifications: Experience developing and teaching Spanish language courses to a diverse student audience; familiarity with Spanish for professional purposes; familiarity with computer-assisted language teaching.



To apply, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #71830, and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and samples of the most recent course evaluation by students.  Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 or until the position is filled, with preliminary interviews conducted by telephone or teleconference.



The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

PhD in Spanish literature, linguistics or language acquisition/pedgogy, or in a related field or two MA degrees in Spanish literature, linguistics or language acquisition/pedagogy, or in a related field.

Required Qualifications:

Basic qualifications: Demonstrated excellence teaching Spanish language to native speakers of English at the university level in the United States; ability to work independently; and native or near-native proficiency in English and Spanish.

Desirable Qualifications:

Desirable qualifications: Experience developing and teaching Spanish language courses to a diverse student audience; familiarity with Spanish for professional purposes; familiarity with computer-assisted language teaching.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
course evaluations
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Rebecca L Tritten - dwllc-searches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
PHILLIPS HALL
16 CLINTON ST N
111-C PH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/spanish-portuguese



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