Lecturer in Spanish

Location
Illinois, United States
Posted
07 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Mar 2020
Ref
63209
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

The University of Chicago: The College: Humanities Collegiate Division

Location Chicago, IL

Description

During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2019-20 academic year, the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures may have part-time teaching opportunities in various courses of the Spanish Language curriculum.

Minimum qualifications are a master’s degree or equivalent in Spanish or a related field, superior proficiency in Spanish according to ACTFL guidelines, and at least one year of experience teaching Spanish at the college or post-secondary level. Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD or equivalent in Spanish or Hispanic linguistics and/or an advanced degree in second language pedagogy/acquisition.

Responsibilities will include preparing and teaching seminar-style language courses using a highly interactive communicative approach, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparing and grading of assignments and testing materials.

Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year.   In 2019-20, the per-course salary is $6,861.  This position is not benefits eligible.

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's Interfolio jobs board at apply.interfolio.com/63209 .

Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited.  Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded.

In the event that a teaching opportunity becomes available, we will contact applicants with the appropriate academic training and experience.  This posting will expire on March 29, 2020.

This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

This position is contingent upon budgetary approval.  Only complete applications will be considered.  For further questions about this position, please contact Guillaume Beaudin, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, gbeaudin@uchicago.edu

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