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Lecturer of Haitian Creole Language and Haitian Studies

Employer
Indiana University- Bloomington
Location
Bloomington, Indiana
Salary
Competitive Non-Tenure Track Role Salary
Posted Date
Oct 10, 2022

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The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLS) at Indiana University, Bloomington seeks to fill the position of a non-tenure track, full-time lecturer in Haitian Creole language and Haitian studies beginning August 1, 2023. Initial contract will be for three years, renewable annually, with review for promotion for excellence in teaching to the rank of senior lecturer and long-term contract in the sixth year.

Teaching load is three courses per semester, and active involvement in training and supervision of graduate student teaching assistants, conducting placement tests, and other duties related to program management and development.

Duties include teaching Haitian Creole language at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, along with courses on Haitian and Haitian diaspora studies. The lecturer will also be asked to participate in the development of new teaching resources, outreach activities, and grant proposals related to the work of teaching and scholarship on Haitian language and culture at CLACS.

Master Degree required by the time of the appointment in Linguistics, French and Francophone Studies, Second Language Acquisition, Anthropology, History, International Studies, or related field. Native-speaker or equivalent Haitian Creole proficiency and excellent command of English required. Applicant must be qualified to teach Haitian Creole language at all levels.

Duties include teaching Haitian Creole language at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, along with courses on Haitian and Haitian diaspora studies. The lecturer will also be asked to participate in the development of new teaching resources, outreach activities, and grant proposals related to the work of teaching and scholarship on Haitian language and culture at CLACS.

 

Previous experience teaching Haitian Creole as a second language at all levels, as well as other courses in Haitian studies is desirable. Experience instruction of coursework at the college level within the United States is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate commitment to developing new learning resources and be open to both in person and online/remote instructional formats.  

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; applications received by December 15, 2022 will be guaranteed full consideration.

 

Required application materials: Letter of application, CV, teaching portfolio (e.g., course descriptions, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, sample lesson plans, teaching material, assessments such as tests), diversity statement, graduate study transcripts and three letters of reference.

 

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings14344. Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to: Professor Daniel Suslak, Search Committee Chair and Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at dsuslak@indiana.edu.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

 

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