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Limited-Term Instructor of SPANISH

Georgia State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 13, 2023

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Limited-Term Instructor of SPANISH

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Georgia State University is a national model for innovation and opening opportunities for all, ranked 2nd most innovative by U.S. News & World Report, ranked 1st among public universities in undergraduate teaching, the number 1 nonprofit university to award bachelor’s degrees to African American students, 6th in the country for its first-year student experience, and highly ranked for enabling the social and economic mobility of its students. Among the most diverse universities in the nation, Georgia State opens global perspectives as the number 1 U.S. public university sending African American students to study abroad.

A regional gateway to higher education, the five suburban Perimeter College campuses provide more than 30 associate degree pathways. The downtown Atlanta campus offers more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the undergraduate, graduate and first-professional degree levels.

With five university-wide research centers and numerous centers and institutes at the college and school levels, Georgia State’s interdisciplinary, dynamic and productive research enterprises address major health and societal challenges.

Georgia State is vital to the regional economy, with a more than $2.9 billion economic impact, and is also a vital part of Atlanta’s vibrant arts and entertainment community, with highly regarded programs in music, art, creative writing and film, the Rialto Center for the Arts, and the Creative Media Industries Institute that contributes to innovation and the workforce for interactive media and media entrepreneurship.

Humanities Department


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Full Time Faculty

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About the Department

The Humanities Department at Perimeter College delivers a top-tier education and exceptional access to hands-on experiences. Our cadre of highly accomplished faculty not only prepare students for proficiency in their prospective fields, but also to be effective and engaged citizens who think critically. The study of World Languages enables students to communicate in languages other than English, gain knowledge and understanding of other cultures and participate in multilingual communities at home and around the world. World language skills prepare students to communicate in a global and culturally diverse society. Perimeter College students also can fulfill their requirements in the Humanities by studying another language.

Position Description

Limited-term instructor positions are non-tenure track, term-to-term appointments renewable up to four semesters.
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
- Providing 18 semester hours of instruction per semester
- Maintaining at least 8 office hours per week
- Working effectively, collaboratively, and professionally with faculty, staff, and students
- Connecting students with institutional resources to promote student success and progression

Required Experience

None Specified

Required Education

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Spanish (completed by the date of appointment) or a minimum of a Master’s degree with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in relevant coursework (completed by the anticipated date of appointment) is required.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

The preferred candidate will have:
- Experience teaching a variety of undergraduate level Spanish courses
- Prior online teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The candidate should possess:
- The ability to teach Spanish courses at the college level
- The ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods and modalities
- The ability to incorporate evidence-based pedagogy and/or innovative instructional technology in the discipline
- The ability to maintain appropriate records
- Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and computer skills

Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations, etc

None Specified

Pre-Employment Requirements

A Criminal History Check is required.

Work Hours

Position may require non-standard hours (including day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend and/or other campus locations).

$21,216 per term with Master's degree in discipline; $23,719 per term with terminal degree in discipline.

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

Qualified applicants must provide the following application materials to be considered.
  • Letter of application/cover letter Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript of all graduate degrees completed. Official transcripts must to provided if an offer is accepted.
  • Foreign Degree Transcripts is required for foreign graduate degrees.
  • Three (3) professional references. Professional reference will provide letters of recommendation via a secured and confidential link provided in a notification email.
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Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * A minimum of a Master's degree required with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in relevant coursework or a Master's degree in Biology with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in relevant environmental science coursework (completed by the anticipated start date of the appointment) is required. Do you currently meet at least one of the requirements listed above?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * If you answered "No" to the previous question, please list the anticipated date the degree will be conferred in space provided below.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education/Vitae
    • Computing Research Association
    • Diverse Jobs
    • Other
    • Indeed
    • Circa Works
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Intent/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts of All Graduate-Level Degrees Completed or In Progress
Optional Documents
  1. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluation
  2. Philosophy of Teaching/Teaching Portfolio
  3. Syllabus Examples
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. Other Document 1
  6. Other Document 2
  7. Other Document 3

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