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LECTURER IN SPANISH

Requisition # 73548

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Spanish & Portuguese

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Iowa invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure, Instructional Faculty track Lecturer position for the academic year 2019-20, beginning August 21, 2019. The initial appointment is for one year (2019-20), renewable for up to two years (2020-21 and 2021-22), and renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This track does not include the possibility of tenure, but otherwise parallels the tenure track with various ranks (Lecturer, Associate Professor of Instruction, Professor of Instruction). More information about the Instructional Track can be found on the Provost’s website at https://provost.uiowa.edu/instructional-faculty-track-appointments.



Responsibilities include: teaching four to five classes in the fall and two to three classes in the spring (average of 22-24 s.h. for the academic year). Most of the teaching will consist of Elementary and Intermediate Spanish courses with occasional opportunities to teach composition, conversation, Portuguese language, and other minor and major-level courses as needed



The successful candidates will be able to assist the Director of Spanish language Instruction by supervising graduate teaching assistants [level supervision], teach on-line Spanish courses and/or Spanish for specialized audiences [Spanish for heritage speakers, Spanish for healthcare providers, etc.].



Required qualifications: PhD in Spanish literature, linguistics or language acquisition/pedagogy; demonstrated excellence and at least 5 years of experience teaching Spanish language to native speakers of English at the university level in the United States; familiarity with task-based approach to language teaching and with ACTFL 5Cs  standards for learning languages; and native or near-native proficiency in English and Spanish.



Desirable qualifications: Experience coordinating Spanish language courses; experience teaching Spanish for professional purposes, Spanish for heritage speakers, and/or on-line Spanish language courses; ability to teach Elementary and/or Intermediate Portuguese language.



To apply, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #73548, and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and samples of recent course evaluations by students. Deadline for application is February 1, 2019. Screening begins immediately, with interviews conducted by telephone or teleconference after February 1, 2019.



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/pedagogy in hand by start date.

Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated excellence and at least 5 years of experience teaching Spanish language to native speakers of English at the university level in the United States; familiarity with task-based approach to language teaching and with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 5Cs standards for learning languages; and native or near-native proficiency in English and Spanish.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience coordinating Spanish language courses; experience teaching Spanish for professional purposes, Spanish for heritage speakers, and/or on-line Spanish language courses; ability to teach Elementary and/or Intermediate Portuguese language.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Samples of Recent Course Evaluations by Students
 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 - dwllcsearches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
The University of Iowa
111-C PH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://spanish-portuguese.uiowa.edu/



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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