Assistant Professor of Instruction, Modern Languages

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Responsibilities:

The University of Akron, Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction. Appointment begins Fall Semester of 2021, with possibility of ongoing renewal. Teaching responsibilities will include: teaching beginning and intermediate level Spanish courses with a 24 annual credit hour load using both face to face and synchronous and asynchronous online delivery. Service responsibilities will include: coordinating second year intermediate Spanish language courses (Spanish 201-202); organizing and conducting extra-curricular activities for Spanish minors and majors; and other duties as assigned by chair.

Required Qualifications:

Masters Degree: area of specialization is open but must be in Spanish with a strong interdisciplinary focus; native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English; and college teaching experience both in traditional classrooms and online teaching format with expertise in the communicative student-centered approach. Candidates in Hispanic Studies (language, literature and cultures), Spanish Applied Linguistics, Spanish Sociolinguistics and Spanish for Specific Purposes are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in appropriate field; demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following: teaching Spanish for Health Professions, community-based learning, leading a study abroad program and / or course coordination.

About UA: As one of the largest employers in the region, The University of Akron is creating a community and workforce committed to making a difference in the lives of our students and in the region. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to qualified candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, experts, artists and leaders.

 

Application deadline: Open until filled, however, review of applicants will begin March 15, 2021.

To apply, visit: https://www.uakron.edu/hr/job-openings/openings.dot

Job ID # 12768

 

The University of Akron, as an equal education and employment institution, is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified individuals in its education programs or activities, including applicants for admissions or employment, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. To further this commitment, the University complies with state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination. Questions or concerns about the administration of this commitment can be directed to the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office (uakron.edu/hr/eeoaa).

 


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