Full-time Visiting Faculty Positions in Spanish

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Full-time Visiting Faculty Positions in Spanish 

GENERAL INFORMATION 

The Department of Spanish at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for three visiting full time faculty appointments for the 2021-2022 academic year to begin in August 2021. We are seeking  generalists in Hispanic literatures (Peninsular or Latin American) with teaching experience at all levels.  

Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and  reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments  offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.  

QUALIFICATIONS 

Teaching responsibilities will include Elementary and Intermediate Spanish classes. Candidates must  have excellent skills in Spanish and English as well as experience teaching language courses at the  college level. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as  informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Ph.D. complete or near completion. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a one-page statement on teaching  philosophy and interests, transcripts, a link to a video of yourself teaching a Spanish language class, and  two confidential letters of recommendation.  

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways  you might contribute to and further the College’s core commitment to diversity and inclusion as a Jesuit  liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission). Previous experience teaching, mentoring or  advising diverse students populations is an asset. For more information, please visit  

http://holycross.edu/diversity. To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged  to visit http://holycross.edu/join. 

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please  submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/85835

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. The final  date for candidates to post materials to Interfolio is April 30, 2021. Questions about this search may be  directed to Prof. Cynthia Stone, Chair, Department of Spanish (cstone@holycross.edu).  

Specific instructions for teaching demo: Please upload to Interfolio under “Teaching Portfolio”  a document with a link to a digital recording of yourself doing a 10-minute teaching demo on the  subjunctive in noun clauses, followed by a 5-minute discussion of the kinds of activities you  would use for student practice. Please explain the concept as if you were teaching an in-person class, discuss the kinds of exercises you would use to practice it, and any related readings or  other materials you would use with students in class. Alternately, if you have a pre-recorded  class, you may edit 15 minutes of the class presentation and practice of a specific grammar  point. The format could be a PowerPoint presentation on Zoom, a video in YouTube, Drop Box  or a similar platform. Just be sure to include any passcodes required for access and make sure the  platform does not restrict viewing to users from a particular institution or otherwise prevent  access.

 

 


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