The Humanities Division at the University of Chicago, in
collaboration with the Institut Ramon Llull, is accepting
applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible Assistant
Instructional Professor position in Catalan and Spanish expected to
start on September 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. The
initial appointment is for two years, and is renewable up to two
additional years upon successful review. The Assistant
Instructional Professor will be assigned to the Catalan and Spanish
language programs in the Department of Romance Languages and
Literatures. Responsibilities will include teaching 7 language
courses per year (distributed in three quarters), of which at least
3 will be in Catalan. The position also includes service related to
the Catalan and Spanish language programs, such as co-curricular
activities and outreach. All Instructional Professors are expected
to engage in regular professional development.
The terms and conditions of employment for this position are
covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the University
and the Service Employees International Union.
Position is contingent upon budgetary approval.
Minimum requirements include an advanced degree
(llicenciatura, grau, MA, or PhD), preferably in
a field related to Catalan Studies, and academic proficiency (ACTFL
Superior or equivalent) in Catalan, English, and Spanish. Previous
teaching experience at the college level and/or specialized
training in second language teaching or acquisition is also highly
desirable. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their language
proficiency via certification or in the interview process.
To apply for this position candidates must submit their
application through the University of Chicago's Academic
Recruitment jobs board at the following link: apply.interfolio.com/10510
Applicants are also required to submit an application to the
Institut Ramon Llull at
in order to be considered.
Required documents include:
- a current curriculum vitae,
- a cover letter of interest (written in English and
- a teaching statement (in English and Spanish),
- a unit plan for an elementary-level/A2 (CEFRL) Catalan course
written (max. 10 pages total, written in Catalan), and a summary of
its learning objectives, contents and list of activities (written
in Spanish or English),
- a 15-20 minute teaching video of a remote or in-person language
class (if no recording of the candidate's teaching is available, a
mock-class ideo is also acceptable),
- contact information for three references.
- student teaching evaluations (if available).
Only completed applications can be considered. Application
deadline is May 4, 2022. Please contact email@example.com with any
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