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LECTURER IN SWAHILI

Requisition # 73508

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:French & Italian

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa announces an opening for a lecturer position in Swahili Language to begin in August 2019.  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 experience. Swahili has been taught at Iowa since 1991, and we are seeking a dynamic colleague to inspire and empower students. Responsibilities include: teaching three courses per semester (12 s.h. each semester) with an emphasis on communicative skills, and contributing to curriculum and materials development for the program.



Required qualifications: M.A. required, PhD preferred, in foreign language education or related field; native or near-native proficiency in Swahili and English; familiarity with innovative methods of language instruction including the use of technology; experience in teaching Swahili language to English-speaking undergraduate students.



Desirable qualifications: Experience in Swahili curriculum development and experience creating language and cultural events.



Candidates should send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, teaching portfolio that includes a list of courses taught, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendations to the Search Committee online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Refer to requisition number 73508. Screening begins December 3, 2018 and interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.



The Department of French and Italian, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic 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:

M.A. required, PhD preferred, in foreign language education or related field

Required Qualifications:

Native or near-native proficiency in Swahili and English; familiarity with innovative methods of language instruction including the use of technology; experience in teaching Swahili language to English-speaking undergraduate students.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in Swahili curriculum development and experience creating language and cultural events.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Teaching Portfolio
Teaching Philosophy
 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.   

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Contact Information


Contact:Rebecca L Tritten - dwllc-searches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
Phillips Hall
16 North Clinton Street
111-C PH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 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 also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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