One Course Adjunct Position in Intermediate Spanish Readings

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
29 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
27 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Title One Course Adjunct Position in Intermediate Spanish Readings School Harvard Divinity School Department/Area Position Description

Harvard Divinity School seeks to appoint an adjunct instructor/lecturer to teach one course in intermediate Spanish readings and translation (at the level of advanced 2nd and 3rd semester translation) in the spring semester 2017 (January to May). Class meetings are preferably on one or two evenings per week during the semester time.

The course is normally attended by masters and doctoral students of Harvard Divinity School’s masters programs as well as the doctoral Program in Religion. The course must be open and accessible to the Divinity School’s diverse and multi-religious student body. The appointment title will depend on the finalist’s qualifications.

The course is basically reading and translation practice in selected texts in Spanish related to theological and religious studies. Review of Spanish grammar and syntax as they related to the translations at hand are required, as well as some cultural and language background studies for the students are expected.

The instructor also may be invited to create, administer and grade Spanish language qualifying exams (for additional pay) if the need should arise.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications: (1) strong, near-native competency in Spanish, (2) completed advanced degree, (3) prior experience teaching at the graduate level, and (4) sensibility to a multi-religious, diverse student body. Previous publications in the field are desirable, though not required.

Additional Qualifications Special Instructions

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Contact Information

Applicants may contact Matthew Turner, Department Administrator for the Office for Academic Affairs at Harvard Divinity School, with any questions regarding the position.

Contact Email mturner@hds.harvard.edu Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Course Evaluation
  4. Sample Syllabus

Optional Documents

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