Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor of Spanish

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East Carolina University            


Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor of Spanish
Vacancy #:  936028
Recruitment Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date:  01/21/2022

Organizational Unit Overview

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (www.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. The Department also offers a variety of study abroad programs in Latin America and Europe.

Job Duties        

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure-track, fixed-term faculty positions at the rank of Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor (depending upon qualifications) beginning Fall 2022. The faculty members will be responsible for teaching beginning levels of Spanish with a teaching load of four courses per semester.

Contingent upon available funding.

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, with a particular interest in lower levels, using communicative teaching practices; the ability to teach Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics or Spanish for the Professions is a plus. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and willingness to do university service such as curriculum development, recruitment, and outreach. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to teach online and/or hybrid courses, as well as 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 www.jobs.ecu.edu. Arrange for 2-3 current letters of recommendation to be sent through the PeopleAdmin system. Also, please provide the names of and contact information for 2-3 current references.

Screening will begin January 24, 2022 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.

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 must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 01/21/2022 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 936028 to ECU Human Resources at http://www.jobs.ecu.edu.

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

Visit this job posting at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/47349


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