Instructional Assistant Professor of Spanish - The Croft Institute for International Studies at the

Employer
Croft Institute for International Studies at the University of Mississippi
Location
Mississippi, United States
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Nov 14, 2018
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Modern Languages [http://modernlanguages.olemiss.edu] and the Croft Institute for International Studies [http://croft.olemiss.edu] at the University of Mississippi invite applications for a Croft Instructional Assistant Professor of Spanish with an open specialization.

The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Spanish or a related field (e.g., Hispanic literatures, cultural studies, linguistics, or second language pedagogy) at the time of appointment. Required qualifications include native or near-native fluency in English and Spanish (ACTFL Superior or CEFR C2), familiarity with ACTFL standards, excellence in teaching, and service. As part of an initiative to build an oral proficiency-focused curriculum, duties include the following: Mentoring and teaching classes to help Croft students of Spanish to achieve advanced or superior levels of oral proficiency; teaching upper-level classes in Spanish language, Hispanic cultures, linguistics, or literature; and performing service to the Department of Modern Languages and Croft Institute.

We seek a permanent IAP starting in August 2019 whose contract will be renewed annually based on successful performance. Follow the online application procedure at [http://careers.olemiss.edu] for submitting a cover letter and a CV. The search committee will contact candidates directly with instructions on when and how to submit letters of recommendation and additional materials. Review of applications will begin January 7, 2019, and continue until an adequate pool of candidates has been established or until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Jason Klodt, chair of the search committee, at [jklodt@olemiss.edu]. The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action.