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Part-time Faculty Pool - Spanish Studies

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jun 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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Part-time Faculty Pool - Spanish Studies


Position Type:
Position Category: PT Faculty
Driver Classification: Non Driver
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employee Class: 03-Part Time Faculty

Position Summary:
The Department of Languages, Cultures, & Humanities at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky is accepting candidate-pool applications for adjunct faculty to teach 1 to 3 Spanish language courses on a semester-by-semester basis as determined by enrollment availability. Courses possibly offered include: SPA 101 and SPA 102, based on demand.

PhD preferred; Masters with minimum 18 graduate credit-hours in Spanish required. Degree(s) at time of appointment must be from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited institution and/or a recognized international university. Appropriate proficiency in oral and written English required.

Applications for this position will be reviewed on an as-needed basis over the course of the 2021-2022 academic year. Postings will be updated regularly, so candidates should reapply with updated vitae if they have continued interest. This is for a part-time position only. The number of courses offered, one to three maximum, will vary on availability by demand. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and educational credential verification.


Minimum Qualifications:
Native or near-native speaker of Spanish language is required. PhD preferred; Masters degree with minimum 18 graduate credit-hours in the target language required. Degree(s) at time of appointment must be from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited institution and/or a recognized international university. Appropriate proficiency in oral and written English required.


Desired Qualifications:
Outstanding teaching skills.


Division: Academic Affairs/Provost
Department: College of Letters, Arts & Soc SciEastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, EKU has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Eastern Kentucky University is committed to access, equal opportunity, dignity, respect, and inclusion for all people, as integral to a learning environment in which intellectual creativity and diversity thrives. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make EKU easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. EKU is a dedicated high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service, and places emphasis on the three in that order. Through its colleges and schools, the University seeks to offer quality instruction at a variety of degree levels in general education, the arts, the sciences, business, education, pre-professional and professional areas, and applied and technical disciplines. Through consultative services, continuing education, and the extended campus, the University seeks to provide service to the community and the region. Research seeks both to advance knowledge in the subject matter areas with which the University is concerned and to support the primary function of teaching.
Unit: Languages, Cultures & Humanities
City: Richmond, KY
H Code:
Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, EKU has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Eastern Kentucky University is committed to access, equal opportunity, dignity, respect, and inclusion for all people, as integral to a learning environment in which intellectual creativity and diversity thrives.

Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make EKU easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system.

EKU is a dedicated high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service, and places emphasis on the three in that order. Through its colleges and schools, the University seeks to offer quality instruction at a variety of degree levels in general education, the arts, the sciences, business, education, pre-professional and professional areas, and applied and technical disciplines. Through consultative services, continuing education, and the extended campus, the University seeks to provide service to the community and the region. Research seeks both to advance knowledge in the subject matter areas with which the University is concerned and to support the primary function of teaching.


Contact Person: Abbey Poffenberger (abbey.poffenberger@eku.edu)
Posting Number: PTF00240P
Number of Vacancies: variable upon demand
Job Open Date: 06/09/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date: 12/15/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions Summary:
Hardcopy applications (cover letters, vita, transcripts, references, etc.) will not be accepted without a completed application via the EKU Online Employment System. Any application materials submitted will not be returned.

Official copies of transcripts are only required for hire and are only accepted in connection to online applications. Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial review and can be attached to online application.

Please attempt to attach a copy of your transcripts to this requisition in the space provided during the application process. If you cannot attach your transcripts, please mail them to:
Dept. Languages, Cultures, & Humanities
McCreary Hall, Tower A, Room 115
477 University Drive
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster, Ave
Richmond, KY 40475

Letters of recommendation may also be sent to this address but are not required.


AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.


Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

Document Link: www.languages.eku.edu

To apply, visit https://jobs.eku.edu/postings/16839

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