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Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities

Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities

Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities (German, Italian, French) (Job #12623)

Arizona State University

School of International Letters and Cultures

 

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor appointment in Environmental Humanities, with a background in German, Italian, or French Studies, beginning in August 2019. We especially encourage applicants with research and teaching interests in comparative European approaches to Environmental Humanities, including such areas as comparative eco-criticism; critical plant/animal studies; the Anthropocene; the nonhuman in the humanities; and energy humanities. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, creative teacher-scholar committed to high-quality undergraduate and graduate education and student-faculty research. The successful candidate should have a strong interest in helping to forge links between SILC and the School of Sustainability, and in collaborating with scholars from other disciplines whose research lies within the overarching areas of the Environmental Humanities. Arizona State University is the nation’s leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in German, Italian, or French, or related comparative field at the time of hire
  • Native or near-native proficiency in German, Italian, or French, and English
  • Evidence of excellence in college-level teaching
  • Research focus in the Environmental Humanities

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching college-level courses in language, literature, and cultural studies
  • Evidence of ability to teach in the target language and in English
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching college-level online courses
  • A record of published research in the interdisciplinary fields of Environmental Humanities
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or collaborating with diverse communities beyond the university

 

Position duties include:

  • Maintaining an active research agenda in the interdisciplinary fields of the Environmental Humanities
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in comparative European approaches to Environmental Humanities in English and the target language
  • Mentoring graduate students and honors students
  • Participating in service to the university and profession as appropriate to rank

 

 

 

 

To apply, submit electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12493 the following materials:

 

  1. A current curriculum vitae
  2. A letter addressed to Dr. Daniel Gilfillan, Search Committee Chair, outlining research agenda, potential intellectual contributions to SILC, and how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above
  3. Two recent sets of student evaluations
  4. The names, positions, and contact information (including email addresses and telephone numbers) of three references, who may be contacted by academicjobsonline at a later stage in the search

 

The initial application deadline is December 4, 2018; if not filled, review will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. 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 without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

 

Assistant Professor, Spanish

Assistant Professor, Spanish

Assistant Professor, Spanish (Job# 12593)

Arizona State University

School of International Letters and Cultures

 

The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe Campus) invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Spanish Linguistics with a specialization in Phonetics/Phonology and specific expertise in statistical analysis. Anticipated start date is August 2019.  Arizona State University is the nation’s leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. SILC’s online degrees and programs are increasing in size at a robust rate, and we seek a candidate who excels in both research and teaching to help advance the School’s programs to national prominence.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Spanish, Spanish Linguistics or Linguistics at the time of hire.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate linguistics courses.
  • Ability to teach statistics for linguists.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in college-level teaching, including online courses.
  • Demonstrated commitment to U.S. Southwest Spanish.
  • A record of published research In Spanish Phonetics/Phonology.
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

Position duties include: teaching undergraduate and graduate linguistics courses including Research Methods, mentor graduate students; and participate in service to the university and profession as appropriate in rank.

 

To apply, submit electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12329 the following materials: 1) a current curriculum vitae; 2) a letter addressed to Dr. Alvaro Cerrón-Palomino, Search Committee Chair, outlining research agenda, potential intellectual contributions to SILC, and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above; 3) two recent sets of student evaluations; and 4) the names, positions, and contact information (including email addresses) of three references, who may be contacted by academicjobsonline at a later stage in the search.

 

The initial application deadline is November 23, 2018; if not filled, review will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. 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 without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

Instructional Specialist PRN, (Grader-Spanish)

Instructional Specialist PRN, (Grader-Spanish)

Instructional Specialist PRN, (Grader-Spanish) Salary Range

43355BR $12.00-$15.00 per hour; DOE Campus: Tempe
Instructional Specialist PRN

The School of International Letters and Cultures is seeking motivated, organized, and hard-working graders for a mid-sized (60+ students) Spanish-language course. Expected to grade writing assignments and video- voice-recordings in session A and B; 10 to 20 hours a week. Advanced proficiency in Spanish is required.

Essential Duties

Grading writing assignments and video-voice-recordings over the course of the semester, with a quick turnaround time

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Four years of progressively responsible instructional or subject work experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  •   Evidence of a Bachelor's degree in Spanish, Spanish language teaching, or related field; advanced proficiency of Spanish or native speaker.

  •   Experience in following detailed instructions Experience in work that requires quick turnaround

  •   Experience working effectively and maintaining composure under pressure

  •   Experience working independently and utilizing effective communication/ problem-solving skills to identify

    issues, concerns and interests and provide effective solutions

  •   Evidence of having advanced-low proficiency in Spanish, according to the ACTFL guidelines, or native

    speaker https://www.actfl.org/publications/guidelines-and-manuals/actfl-proficie...

    2012/spanish/comunicaci%C3%B3n-escrita

  •   Experience in technology, including video-conference tools, FERPA training.

  •   Experience with student grading and providing written feedback.

  •   Demonstrated knowledge of Spanish grammar.

Working Environment

The grader can set his or her own work environment. Work will be supervised.

Days and Schedule: Part-time 10--20 hours per week during school semesters. 

Department Statement

The School of International Letters & Cultures offers Undergrad, Master's and Doctoral degrees. The undergraduate program currently has approximately 400 majors and offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Russian, and Asian Languages. The Master's and PhD programs have approximately 120 graduate students. In addition, the department offers 10 different summer abroad programs, which are taught by Languages and Literatures Faculty. The department has approximately 65 faculty, two of whom are Regent's Professors, and are recipients¿ of many university, national and international honors. The department assists approximately 6,000 university students each semester and also offers Translation Certificate program for credit, and Bilingual Monthly Certification for teachers in the valley region. ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University’s affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO Survey for the position

(s) to which the applicant is apply at: Http://www.eoaa.asu/aa_EEO_Survey.asp

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Apply online (Careers at ASU) at https://cfo.asu.edu/applicant and select the appropriate gateway. If you are a current ASU employee, apply under “Internal Staff”. If not an ASU employee, apply under “External Staff”.

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and

name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. 

 

Faculty Associate Job # 12502

Faculty Associate Job # 12502

Faculty Associate
School of International Letters and Cultures (Job # 12502) 
Announcement of Vacancy

The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe Campus) invite applications for its Faculty Associate pool for the 2018-2019 academic year in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Ancient Greek, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. The successful candidate(s) will teach lower division courses (face to face and/or online), prepare class materials, evaluate student work, and hold office hours to assist students. Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non- benefits eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed .40 FTE. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in appropriate discipline, at time of appointment Native/near-native fluency in the respective language
Evidence of teaching effectiveness in related curriculum
Relevant post-secondary teaching experience

Experience teaching at the post-secondary level in person and online

Desired Qualifications

Terminal degree in an appropriate discipline
Demonstrated success in meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

Application Procedure:

To apply, send an email to silcjobs@asu.edu and attach application as one combined PDF document under job # 12502. In the subject line, reference job # and preferred language. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The application must contain the following:

  1. 1)  A letter of application addressing required and desired qualifications

  2. 2)  Current curriculum vitae

  3. 3)  Copies of teaching evaluations or a letter written by a supervisor confirming teaching evaluations

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

Initial review of the application will begin on 7/31/2018 and every two weeks thereafter through the fiscal year (2019) based on the needs of the academic unit, and as needed for each semester period. A background check is required prior to employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's policy manual is located at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and the complete non-discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/