Assistant Professor - Instructional (Non-Tenure Track) in Spanish

Employer
Temple University, Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese of Temple University is pleased to invite applications for a Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Spanish. Applications are sought from candidates with a strong background in Online Instruction who can serve as our new e-Learning Coordinator. Credentials should contain evidence of best pedagogical practices at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  At the undergraduate level, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, online Spanish teaching, coordination of current and future online offerings in conjunction with departmental coordinators, training and supervision of online instructors, participation in expansion of online courses and program offerings, and commitment to searching for and engaging with emerging online pedagogies and technologies.  At the post-grad level, the candidate will be able to teach and spearhead the incorporation of online pedagogical resources for online post-baccalaureate certificates. Applicants should have experience adapting face-to-face courses to the online format, developing online course templates, and preparing faculty to use high-impact online practices.

The candidate should demonstrate evidence of outstanding commitment to undergraduate teaching. A Ph.D. in hand by August 2019 is required.  The candidate selected for this position should have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, and must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin.  The normal teaching load is four courses per semester, but the candidate may receive a teaching course reduction for coordinating online courses and programs. Competitive salary and benefits. Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio.

Required documents: a cover letter that addresses experience and teaching, a CV, three confidential letters of rec­ommendation, graduate transcripts (unofficial), and student course evaluations. For questions, please contact the Department Chair, Dr. Hiram Aldarondo at haldaron@temple.edu.  The search committee will begin to screen applications on November 12th, 2018 and will continue to do so until the position is filled.  Initial interviews of candidates will be conducted in December via Skype.

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is situated in the College of Liberal Arts, which is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.  Temple University is also an AA/ EOE employer and is committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Women, and people from historically underrepresented groups, are encouraged to apply. For further information about Temple University and our department visit: http://www.cla.temple.edu/spanpor/.

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