FACULTY, SPANISH (14-10-0098)

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in Arkansas

Deadline March 26, 2014
Date Posted February 28, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

EFFECTIVE DATE:  August 11, 2014

JOB DUTIES:  Primary responsibilities include teaching the Spanish language and pedagogical courses.  Other courses may be assigned depending on additional area(s) of expertise.  Additional responsibilities include participation in the general education/assessment program; ongoing curriculum planning and review; professional/instructional development; participation in university and departmental committees; student advisement, recruitment, and retention activities; and other related duties, as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Spanish Applied Linguistics or a closely-related field, experience in education Pre K-12, two years of college- teaching experience at graduate teaching assistant level or higher, and native or near-native fluency in Spanish.  Individuals with a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment will be considered.  Preferred candidates will have the ability to teach general courses in the Spanish language and teacher-training courses and be familiar with ACTFL standards.  Desired strengths include knowledge of Spanish linguistics. Must be committed to excellence in teaching and innovation in general education and must have well-developed teamwork and communication skills. Experience with online and other distance-learning methods is highly desired. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements. 

SALARY & BENEFITS:  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience with  appointment expected at a minimum rank of assistant professor.  Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, vision, life, and income protection plans; excellent  retirement benefits; liberal leave plan;  flex-benefit plan; and tuition benefits for employee and family.  

DEADLINE:  For full consideration apply by March 26, 2014. Open until filled. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit UAFS employment application form (http://uafs.edu/hr/employment-application), curriculum vitae including 3 contact references, and unofficial college transcripts to: Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, UAFS, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649 or by email: jobs@uafs.edu. Incomplete applications may be eliminated without consideration. 

Visit our website at www.uafs.edu  for a listingof all current job opportunities and employment application form. 

UAFS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment.


5210 Grand Avenue P.O. Box 3649 Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649 479-788-7088

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