Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor of Spanish

East Carolina University

Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor of Spanish
Vacancy #:  936015
Recruitment Range:  Commensurate with qualifications
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled 

Organizational Unit Overview
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (http://foreign.ecu.edu) is one of sixteen departments in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences at East Carolina University. It is a diverse, research-active, and collegial unit that offers a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literatures with seven concentration areas: French, French Education, German, German Education, Hispanic Studies, Hispanic Studies Education, and Global Studies; minors in French, German, and Hispanic Studies; a Master of Arts in Hispanic Studies, an advanced language and culture option in the Master of Arts in International Studies, and a Hispanic Studies teaching area in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT). The Department offers Greek, Latin, Russian, and Japanese in support of Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences interdisciplinary minors in Classical Studies, Russian Studies, and Asian Studies, and concentrations in the Bachelor of Arts in multidisciplinary studies in Classics, Classical Civilization, Russian Studies, and Asian Studies.

Job Duties
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, fixed-term faculty position at the rank of Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor (depending upon qualifications) beginning Fall 2021. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching all levels of Spanish with a teaching load of four courses per semester.

Minimum Education/Experience
MA in Spanish is required, or MA with 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching field for an appointment as Teaching Instructor. For an appointment as Teaching Assistant Professor, PhD in the teaching field is required. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
The ideal candidates will have experience teaching all levels of Spanish, particularly at the lower-levels, using communicative teaching practices; the ability to teach at higher levels is a plus. We welcome applicants who have an interest in teaching undergraduate courses in the Arts and Sciences in both English and Spanish related to the Spanish- speaking world (including the USA) as well as Global Studies.

A commitment to teaching and willingness to do university service such as curriculum development, recruitment, and outreach.

Candidates will have the ability to teach online and/or hybrid courses; and/or experience incorporating innovative approaches in teaching language classes.

Special Instructions to Applicant
To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a cover letter of interest and curriculum vitae online at https://www.jobs.ecu.edu. Arrange for three current letters of recommendation to be sent through the PeopleAdmin system. Also, please provide the names of and contact information for three current references.

Screening will begin March 10, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Official transcript is required upon employment.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 936015 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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