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School of International Letters and Cultures openings

Lecturer, Japanese

The School of International Letters & Cultures at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Japanese.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and/or upper-division Japanese language courses at all levels (elementary through advanced level) and work closely with the program coordinator to prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials, and class assignments. The candidate will also be expected to perform service appropriate to rank.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug 16 – May 15), with an anticipated start date of August 2022. A typical full-time course load is three 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA in Japanese language pedagogy, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment.

  • Native/near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English.

Desired Qualifications:

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

  • At least three (3) years experience in higher education teaching Japanese language courses (elementary through advanced level), and evidence of effective teaching.

  • Experience coordinating study abroad programs.

  • Experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching Japanese.

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

This is a paperless search, and only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit the following in electronic format to: http://apply.interfolio.com/103630

  • Letter of application
  • Current curriculum vita (CV)
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
  • A statement addressing how your past and/or 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, Robert Tuck, at rjtuck@asu.edu. Initial application deadline is April 16, 2022. If not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed.

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 online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Instructor, Japanese

The School of International Letters & Cultures at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Instructor of Japanese. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and/or upper division Japanese language courses at all levels (elementary through advanced level) and work closely with the program coordinator to prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials, and class assignments. This is a full-time, benefits-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.

Required Qualifications:

o MA in Japanese language pedagogy, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment.

o Native/near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English.

Desired Qualifications:

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

o Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Japanese language courses, and evidence of effective teaching.

o Experience participating in study abroad programs.

o Experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching Japanese.

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

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/106520 the following:

o A letter of application

o Current curriculum vita (CV)

o Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).

o 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 at: William.Hedberg@asu.edu. Initial application deadline is June 19, 2022. If not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

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

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 full non-discrimination statement (ACD401) is located on the ASU website at: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html 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 online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf

You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Instructor, Italian Studies

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY seeks applications for an instructor in the area of Italian Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach upper-division cultural courses in English in asynchronous, synchronous, and in person modes, hold office hours, and work closely with the program director and coordinators to update class materials and assignments.

We are especially interested in candidates with a background in film studies, food studies, environmental humanities, or sustainability studies.

This is a 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 (usually a minimum of 140 students per semester). Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 2022.

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 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:

  • M.A. in Italian Studies, or related field, by time of appointment.
  • Three years’ experience in higher education teaching cultural courses in English
  • Native/near-native proficiency in English.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Italian Studies or related field by time of appointment.
  • Background in film studies, food studies, environmental humanities, or sustainability studies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in appropriate current technologies in online instruction.
  • Experience with Higher Education Online Courses Instructional Design/Development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations
  • Native/near native proficiency in Italian.
  • Evidence of effective online teaching

Application Instructions
To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/102920 submitting complete dossier, which must consist of the following:

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

Applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to
Dr. Chiara Dal Martello, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: chiara.dm@asu.edu . Initial application deadline is April 2, 2022; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until 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 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 online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Instructor, Classics

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time Instructor in Classics. The successful candidate will teach online, in-person, and/or hybrid undergraduate courses on topics such as language and literature in both ancient Greek and Latin; ancient Greek and Roman civilization; and classical and world mythology. They will hold office hours and work closely with the program director and coordinators to prepare class materials and assignments. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16- May 15). Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2022.

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 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:

  • M.A. in Classics or related field, by time of appointment.

  • At least one year of experience in higher education teaching classical languages and cultures.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Classics or related field by time of appointment.

  • Experience teaching online.

  • Experience teaching large enrollment courses.

  • Experience teaching lower-division classical language courses.

  • Experience supervising TAs or graders.

  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations

Application Instructions

Applicants should apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/101837. Please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter which outlines how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications and the

    candidate’s teaching philosophy.

  2. Curriculum Vitae.

  3. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion

    will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

  4. Student evaluations from 2-3 relevant courses.

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Candidates who advance to the interview stage will be asked for two letters of recommendation which speak to their teaching ability. Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair at Britta.Ager@asu.edu. The initial application deadline is March 10, 2022; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until 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 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 online
at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Lecturer, Italian

The Italian program of the School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe

campus) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Italian with a preferred start date of August 2022. SILC

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position, 9-month appointment (Aug 16 - May 15). The Italian program offers a Bachelor of Arts major and minor degree programs. Arizona State University is the nation’s leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. This position is non-tenure eligible and may be renewed annually pending satisfactory job performance, availability of funding, and the needs of the university.

Essential Functions:

  • The selected candidate will teach Italian language and culture courses. These courses may be in different modalities (in person, hybrid, online).

  • Provide leadership in Italian program coordination (design courses, prepare syllabi, and organize community events).

  • Contribute to interdisciplinary curriculum development.

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to advance Italian program recruitment and development,

    fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA degree or higher in Italian in hand by the time of appointment.

  • Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Italian language and culture (elementary

    through advanced level).

  • Native/Near-native proficiency in Italian.

  • Demonstrated experience meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out

    to diverse communities.

  • Demonstrated experience in Italian program recruitment and development.

Desired Qualifications:

  • ABD or PhD in a relevant area, including Italian language pedagogy, teaching of Italian as a foreign language, applied linguistics, Italian literary and cultural studies, film and media studies, environmental humanities or a related field by the time of appointment

  • Demonstrated experience in teaching Italian culture courses in Italian and English

  • Demonstrated experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and/or ACTFL OPI training

  • Demonstrated experience in online teaching

  • Demonstrated experience in developing interdisciplinary courses and curricula

    To apply, submit the following electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/101826 .

  1. 1)  A current curriculum vitae

  2. 2)  A cover letter addressed to Dr Juliann Vitullo, Search Committee Chair, outlining teaching philosophy

    that includes a description of how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above

  3. 3)  Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from recent teaching evaluations for language and/or culture courses)

values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive

environment.

  1. 4)  A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence

  2. 5)  The names, positions, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references, who may be contacted directly

Application deadline is March 25, 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.

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 The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty

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 online
at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Lecturer, American Sign Language

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY seeks applications for the position of Lecturer in the area of American Sign Language. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and/or upper division American Sign Language courses at all levels (elementary through advanced level) in hybrid/in-person and online at both Tempe and Downtown Phoenix campuses, hold office hours and work closely with the program coordinator to prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials, and class assignments. This is a 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. Anticipated start date is August 2022.

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:

  • MA in American Sign Language pedagogy, Deaf Studies, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment.

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

  • Native/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 see: https://silc.asu.edu/degree- programs/american-sign-language .

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/or reaching out to diverse communities

Application Instructions:

To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/101818 submitting complete dossier which consist of the following:

  1. Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.

  2. Curriculum Vitae

  1. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).

  2. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

  3. Contact information for 3 references.

Applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Hannah Cheloha, Search Committee Chair. Initial application deadline is 3/25/2022, 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. If not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until 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.

(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 online
at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Assistant Professor of Mexican Studies

Assistant Professor of Mexican Studies 
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 appointment in Mexican Studies beginning in August 2022 at the rank of Assistant Professor. We encourage applications from candidates with research and teaching interests in 20th and/or 21st centuries Mexican cultural production (specializations in poetry and/or theater are especially welcome).

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 research and curricular links between SILC and other units at ASU. The SILC Spanish program offers a multi-modal major and minor in the Bachelor of Arts program, both in immersion and online modalities. Graduate studies programs include an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Spanish literature and culture. Members of the faculty also participate in the SILC transdisciplinary PhD program in Comparative Culture and Language. Arizona State University has been named the most innovative university seven years running, and is the nation’s leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Essential Functions of the Position
•    Maintain an active research agenda. 
•    Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish and English. 
•    Mentor graduate students and undergraduate students, including honors students.
•    Contribute to curriculum and program development.
•    Participate in service to the university and profession as appropriate to rank.

Minimum Qualifications
•    Ph.D. in Spanish Literature/Culture (or related field) at time of hire.
•    Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English.
•    Evidence of excellence in college-level teaching.
•    Deep knowledge of Mexican literature/culture and intellectual tradition.

Desired Qualifications
•    Focus on 20th and/or 21st centuries Mexican cultural productions (poetry and/or theater especially welcome).
•    Ability to teach theory of literature and culture.
•    Expertise in environmental humanities, medical humanities, and other innovative research areas are especially welcome.
•    Experience teaching college-level courses in language, literature, and cultural studies.
•    Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching college-level online courses.
•    Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or collaborating with diverse communities beyond the University.

To apply, submit the following electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/95361 

1.    A cover letter addressed to Dr. Emil Volek, Search Committee Chair that includes a description of how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above. 
2.    Current CV. 
3.    Copy of Transcript. 
4.    Teaching philosophy statement that addresses your prior teaching experience (1 page single-spaced).
5.    A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (1 page single- spaced).
6.    Writing sample or publication (roughly 30 pages max).
7.    The names, positions, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references, who may be contacted directly.

Finalists will be asked to submit a complete teaching portfolio that includes two relevant syllabi and two recent sets of student course evaluations (submitted as single document). 

Application deadline is 11/15/2021; 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. 
 
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 The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. 
 
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. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD401) is located on the ASU website: 
•    https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html 
•    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 online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf.  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456. 
 

Faculty Associate (Dracula and Vampire Lore)

The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe Campus) invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach online sections of an upper-division course, entitled Dracula and Vampire Lore. Faculty Associate positions are one semester appointments, part-time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications.

The successful candidate will be comfortable using online-specific learning, teaching and assessment tools (such as e-reader and interactive assessment platforms) and communication technologies, to prepare and deliver class materials, evaluate student work, and hold online office hours to assist students for the 2021-22 academic year.

Anticipated start date is Spring 2022 (Session B).

Required Qualifications
• Master’s degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment.
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness in related curriculum.
• Relevant post-secondary teaching experience.

Desired Qualifications
• Terminal degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment.

• Experience teaching asynchronously.

• Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

Application Procedure:
Candidates must submit application materials online at Interfolio
http://apply.interfolio.com/95371. Initial review of applications will begin January 1, 2022 and continue on the 15th and 30th in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. Only electronic materials will be accepted.

All applications must include the following:
• Cover letter of application.
• Current curriculum vitae (CV).
• Recent teaching evaluations or a letter written by a supervisor confirming teaching evaluations.
• Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, and phone number).

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).

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.
https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html
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 online at 
https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Professor and Director search

School Director and Professor (Job #16921)
Arizona State University
School of International Letters and Cultures

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks an innovative leader and skilled administrator and scholar to serve as the next School Director, with a concurrent appointment as a tenured Professor. Appointment will be located at the Tempe campus with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. Salary is competitive. 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.

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) provides a rich environment for education and research. The School offers instruction in more than 20 languages, a variety of transnational and transdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate courses and programs in selected areas, including nationally prominent PhD programs in Spanish and Chinese, as well as a new PhD program in Comparative Culture and Language. The School aims to provide students with a wide range of opportunities to engage with global cultures and develop language skills, regardless of major. SILC faculty members are world leaders in research in culture, linguistics and literature and collaborate widely with each other and with other faculty members across ASU.

The Director of the School is expected to provide visionary leadership for the instruction of linguistics, language and culture for the twenty-first century, working to recruit, develop, and retain exceptional faculty and staff; promote excellence in the graduate and undergraduate programs; develop and build interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives; support and lead efforts for diversity, equity and inclusion; and expand the School's outreach initiatives. The Director's vision is expected to resonate with the design aspirations of the “The New American University“ (https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/), fostering growth and innovation in the School’s research mission, advancing entrepreneurial opportunities, and enhancing relations within and outside the university community.

The Director of SILC works closely with a team of Humanities leaders that includes the director of the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, the chair of the Department of English, and the directors of fourteen centers and initiatives (including the Institute for Humanities Research, Center for Imagination in the Borderlands, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Center for Asian Research, the Humanities Lab, and the newly launched Center for Public Humanities). 

Minimum Qualifications:
•    A PhD in linguistics, languages, literature, culture, or civilization, or a closely related or relevant field
•    A scholarly record commensurate with the rank of tenured Full Professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ASU
•    A record of relevant administrative experience and evidence of effective leadership, performing significant and effective financial oversight (i.e., group/center leader; department chair/director)
•    Demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion and cultivating and supporting diverse members of the University community.

Desired Qualifications:
•    Visionary leadership in a complex, academic environment
•    Demonstrated experience with program development in research and education
•    Demonstrated commitment to teaching and academic innovation and transdisciplinary collaborations
•    Demonstrated commitment to fundraising, grant development, and fostering interactions among multiple stakeholders including private sector, research, and community organizations
•    The capacity to engage faculty members across a broad range of disciplines
•    Evidence of excellent communication and organizational skills
•    Record of experience with online humanities education

Nominations, inquiries, and applications: Please supply the following: a curriculum vitae; a letter of interest describing how you meet the qualifications noted above, and your vision for leadership of an interdisciplinary school; a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; and contact information, including email addresses for five references (references may be contacted at a later stage of the search and only with the candidate’s approval) can be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/95411. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2021; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.
A background check is required for employment.

ASU 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. For more information on ASU’s policies, please see: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html  and its complete non-discrimination statement at: 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 online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456
 

FACULTY ASSOCIATE (2021-22AY)

The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe Campus) invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach lower-division courses online and/or on-campus, prepare class materials, evaluate student work, and hold office hours to assist students for the 2021-22 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. Faculty Associate positions are one semester appointments, part-time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications.

The anticipated start date is Fall 2021, Spring 2022, or Summer 2022.

Required Qualifications
• Master’s degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment
• Native/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:
Candidates must submit application materials online at Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/86951Initial review of applications will begin May 31, 2021 and continue on the 15th and 30th in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. Only electronic materials will be accepted. All applications must include the following:

  • Cover letter of application.
  • Current curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Recent teaching evaluations or a letter written by a supervisor confirming teaching evaluations.
  • Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, and phone number).

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).

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.
https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html
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 online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.