Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor

DePaul University in Illinois

Deadline July 18, 2014
Date Posted May 31, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Spanish: The Department of Modern Languages at DePaul University is seeking applications for a full time, non tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor beginning in fall quarter of 2014. The area of expertise is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can teach translation. The successful candidate will teach a wide range of undergraduate courses (three per quarter), including all levels of language. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education, experience teaching students of diverse cultural backgrounds, and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural student population. We particularly seek candidates who mirror the diversity of the university and its surrounding urban community, and we specifically solicit applications from women, people of color, and individuals from other historically under-represented groups. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and the ability to work effectively as a team member within the department are essential. A full load comprises nine courses spread over the three-quarter academic year. M.A. required, Ph.D. preferred. Apply online only: Please electronically submit a cover letter, addressing your interest in the position, a C.V., sample teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please also submit reference contact information for three individuals. Applications must be completed on-line by July 18, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately. As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

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