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School of International Letters and Cultures openings

Faculty associate, 2022–23 academic year

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe Campus) invites applications for faculty associates to teach lower and upper division language and content courses in synchronous and asynchronous modes, prepare class materials, evaluate student work and hold office hours to assist students for the 2022-23 academic year. We encourage applications for the following languages and related cultures: American sign language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, ancient Greek, ancient Hebrew, modern Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese. Faculty associate positions are one semester appointments, part-time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications.

Anticipated start date is fall 2022, spring 2023 and summer 2023.

Required qualifications:
• Master’s degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment.
• Native or near-native fluency in the respective language.
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness in related curriculum.
• Relevant post-secondary teaching experience.

Desired qualifications:
• Terminal degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment.
• Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

Application procedure:
Only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit the following to Interfolio:

·       Cover letter of application.

·       Current curriculum vitae (CV).

·       A summary of recent teaching evaluations or a letter written by a supervisor confirming teaching evaluations.

·       One-page statement of teaching philosophy.

·       Unofficial graduate transcripts.

·       Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number).

Initial review of applications will begin July 15, 2022 and continue on a weekly basis in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. Faculty associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an annual basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply — applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

 

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by law (see https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/).

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available onlineYou may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

 

COVID-19 vaccination: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Assistant professor, Korean and transnational film and visual culture

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Korean studies at the rank of assistant professor. Anticipated start date is August 2023.

Disciplinary specialization may include Korean film, animation, popular culture, literature and media studies. In addition to expanding our range of course offerings in Korean, the candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues in both the East Asian section and SILC more generally, to design courses with transnational and comparative topics. Expertise in a second East Asian language or film tradition is strongly desired, as is evidence of ability to design undergraduate- and graduate- level courses on transnational East Asian and interdisciplinary comparative topics that put Korean studies in dialogue with broader regional and global currents in film, media, and visual studies.

The candidate will be expected to contribute both content and upper-level language courses, depending on program needs. The Korean program features a Korean studies certificate and Korean minor. We seek a candidate who can play a key role in the development of the Korean section, and who is committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Essential functions of the position

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Design and teach two courses per semester in Korean film, popular culture, literature and visual media studies at both undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Contribute to curriculum development in the Korean section and SILC more broadly.
  • Supervise honors, masters and doctoral students.
  • Conduct research and publish in top-tier journals and presses.
  • Participate in professional and university service as appropriate for rank.

Required qualifications:

  • PhD in a Korean-related humanities field required by time of appointment. ABD candidates may be considered, but must have PhD conferred by time of appointment.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in both modern Korean and English.
  • Evidence of effective teaching at the university level.
  • Evidence of clear research agenda and scholarly publication trajectory.

Desired qualifications:

  • Research and teaching expertise in interdisciplinary, transnational East Asian and comparative topics
  • Research and teaching expertise in a second Asian language and culture
  • Ability to teach content courses in Korean
  • Ability to use basic instructional technology (i.e., Blackboard, Canvas, etc.)
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

Application deadline is Nov. 1, 2022; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. By policy, the successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by time of hire.

To apply, please submit the following via Interfolio:

A letter of application, addressed to the Search Committee Chair Ebru Turker, outlining the candidate’s research, teaching interests and qualifications for the position.

  • Current curriculum vita (CV)
  • One scholarly writing sample (in English and no more than 45 pages long)
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations, if available)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy (no more than two pages)
  • A one-page statement addressing how your past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence
  • The names, positions and contact information of three references who may be contacted directly.

Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Ebru Turker, at Ebru.Turker@asu.edu.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Learn more about what ASU’s The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of International Letters and Cultures by visiting their websites.

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 vaccination: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

 

Instructor, Spanish

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of instructor in the area of Spanish with appointment beginning Dec. 26, 2022 (spring semester 2023).  

Essential functions

The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-division courses in Spanish curriculum (online, in-person or hybrid) hold office hours and work closely with the program director and coordinators to prepare class materials and class assignments. Depending on areas of expertise and need, the candidate may teach upper-division, content course, heritage language or Portuguese. This is an in-person, full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16–May 15). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses.

The College values cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer. 

Minimum qualifications

·       Master’s degree in Spanish or a related field by the time of appointment.

·       Three years of experience in higher education teaching Spanish language courses.

·       Evidence of effective teaching on-line.

·       Native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English.

·       Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations.

Desired qualifications

·       PhD in Spanish, Spanish and Portuguese or a related field by the time of appointment.

·       Experience with outreach to diverse communities.

·       Provide evidence of proficiency-based approaches to teaching Spanish and the ACTFL proficiency standards.

·       Ability to teach Portuguese courses.

·       Ability to teach upper-division coursework within our current curriculum. For related information, please see the BA in Spanish and the Online BA in Spanish web pages.

 

Application instructions

To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically and submit a complete dossier that consists of the following:

  1. Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
  4. A statement addressing how your past or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  5. Contact information for three references.

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name.  A cover letter can be addressed to Professor Juan Pablo Gil-Osle, search committee chair.  The initial application deadline is Nov. 4, 2022. If the position is not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed.

Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at jgilosle@asu.edu.

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available onlineYou may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 vaccination: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Instructor, American Sign Language

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University seeks applications for the position of instructor in the area of American Sign Language. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and upper-division American Sign Language courses at all levels (elementary through advanced level) in in-person, hybrid, and asynchronous modalities; hold office hoursand work closely with the program coordinator to prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials and class assignments. This is an in-person, full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug–May). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. The anticipated start date is January 2023.

The College values cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. 

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Minimum qualifications:

       Master's degree in American Sign Language pedagogy, Deaf studies, applied linguistics, linguistics or a related field by the time of appointment.

       Three years of experience in higher education teaching American Sign Language courses (elementary through advanced levels) in-person, hybrid, asynchronously and evidence of effective teaching.

       Native or near-native proficiency in both American Sign Language and English.

       Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate ASL language courses that complement the school’s existing program. 

For related information, please visit the American Sign Language section of the School of International Letters and Cultures website.

Desired qualifications:

       Demonstrated proficiency in online teaching and/or appropriate technologies in language instruction.

       Experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching American Sign Language.

       Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and reaching out to diverse communities.

 Application instructions

To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to Interfolio by submitting a complete dossier that consists of the following:

  1. Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
  4. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  5. Contact information for three references.

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name.  A cover letter can be addressed to Hannah Cheloha, Search Committee Chair.  The initial application deadline is Nov. 12, 2022. If the position is not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed.

Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at Hannah.cheloha@asu.edu.

A background check is required for employment.  Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.