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Instructor in Spanish

Instructor in Spanish

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY seeks applications for two Instructors in the area of Spanish. The successful candidates will be expected to teach lower-division courses in Spanish curriculum, online and/or in-person (hybrid), hold office hours and work closely with the program coordinator to prepare lectures, class materials, and class assignments. Depending on area of expertise and need, the candidate may teach Upper-Division/heritage language/content courses. Must stay up to date with relevant professional development. 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 (for 4-credit hour classes). 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 2020.

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:

  • MA in Spanish, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment.
  • Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Spanish language courses, and evidence of effective teaching.
  • Native/near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • PhD in Spanish or related field by time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in online teaching and/or appropriate technologies in language instruction.
  • Familiarity with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching Spanish.
  • Experience with outreach to diverse communities.
  • Experience with online platforms used for language instruction and Learning Management System(s).
  • Training in heritage language teaching.
  • Ability to teach Upper-Division coursework within our current curriculum. For related information, please see: https://silc.asu.edu/degrees/spanish.

Application Instructions:

To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/75248 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.

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 3 references.

Applicants last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Dr. Anne Walton-Ramirez, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: annewr@asu.edu. Initial application deadline is May 4, 2020, 5:00PM Eastern Standard Time; 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 be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, 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.

 

 

 

Instructor in American Sign Language

Instructor in 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/or upper division ASL 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 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 2020.

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:

  • 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), 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.
  • Knowledge of another sign language. 

Application Instructions

To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/71740 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.
  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 3 references.

Applicants last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Pamela Howard, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: phoward@asu.edu. Initial application deadline is January 13, 2020, 5:00PM Eastern Standard Time; 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 be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, 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.

Lecturer or Lecturer Sr

Lecturer or Lecturer Sr

The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) Portuguese program at Arizona State University (Tempe campus) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer or Lecturer Sr. of Portuguese with a preferred start date of August 2020. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position, 9-month appointment (Aug -May). The Portuguese program offers a Certificate in Brazilian Studies. The Spanish program offers Bachelor of Arts major and minor degree programs, in addition to a graduate program. 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 8 language courses per academic year. These courses may be a combination of Portuguese and Spanish language courses and potentially courses on Brazilian culture.
  • Provide leadership in recruiting and program coordination in Portuguese (prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials, and schedule class assignments).
  • Contribute to curriculum development.
  • Service responsibilities include Portuguese program development and recruitment.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA degree or higher in Portuguese in hand by the time of appointment.
  • Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Portuguese language (elementary through advanced level), including Portuguese for Spanish or Romance language speakers.
  • Native/Near-native ability in Portuguese.
  • Demonstrated experience in Portuguese program development and recruitment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience or preparation to teach Lusophone (esp. Brazilian) Cultural Studies courses.
  • Native/Near-native ability in Spanish.
  • ACTFL OPI training.
  • Experience in on-line teaching.
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

To apply, submit the following electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/70476

  1. A current curriculum vitae.
  2. A cover letter addressed to Dr. Ligia Bezerra, Search Committee Chair, outlining teaching philosophy that includes a description of how the applicant’s experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from recent teaching evaluations for language and/or cultural studies courses).
  4. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  5. The names, positions, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references, who may be contacted directly.

Application deadline is February 1st, 2020; 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:
(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.

Faculty Associate (Job # 13986)

Faculty Associate (Job # 13986)

Faculty Associate (Job # 13986)
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 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 2019-2020 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.

Anticipated start date is Fall 2019, Spring 2020, or Summer 2020

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:
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).

Send application materials in electronic format (PDF preferred) to silcjobs@asu.edu noting “Faculty Associate Search, Respective Language and Job Number” in the subject field.

Initial review of application will begin August 5, 2019 and continue on the 15th and 30th in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. A background check is required prior to employment. 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).

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.