Teaching Instructor, Senior Teaching Instructor, Master Teaching Instructor...
- East Carolina University
- Location details
- Greenville, NC
- Commensurate with Qualifications
- Position type
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Language teaching
- Employment category
- North Carolina
Teaching Instructor, Senior Teaching Instructor, Master Teaching Instructor, Teaching Assistant Professor, or Teaching Associate Professor
East Carolina University
Vacancy #: 935569
Recruitment Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: 10/22/2023
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 eight concentration areas: Classical Studies, French, French Education, German, German Education, Hispanic Studies, Hispanic Studies Education, and Global Studies; minors in Classical Studies, French, German, and Hispanic Studies; a Master of Arts in Hispanic Studies, and a Hispanic Studies teaching area in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. The department offers Russian and Japanese in support of Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences interdisciplinary minors in Russian studies and Asian studies, and concentrations in the Bachelor of Arts in multidisciplinary studies Russian studies and Asian studies. The department also offers a variety of study abroad programs in Latin America and Europe.
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures invites applications for one full-time, non-tenure-track, fixed-term, faculty position at the title of Teaching Instructor, Senior Teaching Instructor, Master Teaching Instructor, Teaching Assistant Professor, or Teaching Associate Professor (depending upon qualifications) for the Spring 2024 semester and the 2024-2025 Academic Year. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching primarily lower-level language sequence courses, face-to-face, distance education and/or hybrid, with a typical teaching load of four courses per semester. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications, and full-time positions include benefits. Contingent upon available funding.
For an appointment as Teaching Instructor – MA in German Studies or related field is required, or MA with 18 graduate credit hours in German Studies or related field.
For an appointment as Senior Teaching Instructor – MA in German Studies or related field is required in addition to a minimum of three consecutive years of full-time service in that title or have equivalent professional qualifications and have met the following criteria: consistently demonstrated effective teaching and/or other instructional responsibilities and engaged in professional development or professional service activities.
For appointment as Master Teaching Instructor – MA in German Studies or related field is required in addition to a minimum of six consecutive years of full-time service in that title or have equivalent professional qualifications and have met the following criteria: Have demonstrated excellence in teaching, have established an excellent professional reputation among colleagues, and is qualified and competent in mentoring others (such as students, instructors, etc.)
For an appointment as Teaching Assistant Professor – PhD in German Studies or related field is required.
For an appointment as Teaching Associate Professor – PhD in German or related field is required, with a minimum of three consecutive years of full-time service in that title or have equivalent professional qualifications and have met the following criteria: have consistently demonstrated effective teaching and/or other instructional responsibilities and engaged in professional development or professional service activities.
Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Native or near-native fluency in German and English is required.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
The ideal candidate will have experience teaching lower-level German language courses, using intercultural communicative teaching practices. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and a willingness to perform university service, such as recruitment and cultural outreach. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to teach online and/or hybrid courses, as well as experience incorporating innovative approaches in teaching language classes, such as flipping the classroom.
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.
Candidates should also supply contact information for 3 current references in the PeopleAdmin system. Letters of recommendation will be obtained through the PeopleAdmin system utilizing the requested 3 current references the candidate enters in PeopleAdmin. Candidates should be aware that recommenders will be contacted through the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system and asked to upload their letters through that interface. 2-3 official letters of reference are required upon employment. Letters of reference submitted via PeopleAdmin will be verified and considered for meeting this requirement.
Official transcripts are 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 must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 10/22/2023 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #935569 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.
Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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