Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer, Spanish 2017 - 2018
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: Modern Languages and Literatures
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Spanish
College or School: College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, seeks applicants to teach Spanish courses during our academic year 2017 - 2018.
Teaching assignments may include courses in elementary Spanish language. Positions are hired as needed and are contingent upon funding and departmental need. Must be open to teach early morning, or late afternoons. Quarters are 10 weeks long, with an 11th week set aside for final examinations.
Salary: $6,600 per course
Ph.D. in Spanish required. A.B.D. or M.A.with equivalent academic experience required will be considered as well.Preference given to those with a specialization in second language acquisition/pedagogy.Native- or near-native level fluency in Spanish required.Commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching courses at the college level required.Must have expertise and experience with ACTFL Standards-based teaching and assessment and instructional technologies.Must have the ability to serve as mentor to students of diverse backgrounds.
Duties include fulfilling all responsibilities associated with teaching assigned courses, including:
1. Teach no more than two courses per quarter and no more than four courses over three academic quarters (fall, winter, spring).
2. Develop syllabi, assign and evaluate student work including exams and written assignments.
3. Conduct and appear at all assigned class meetings and student conferences in a timely and prepared way;
4. Assigning and evaluating assignments that align with the course description and course learning outcomes, and providing timely feedback to students;
5. Holding regular weekly office hours on campus;
6. Submitting student grades that are appropriate, accurate and fair measures of student performance to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline;
7. Administering numerical and narrative evaluations for all courses;
8. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Close Date: 5/29/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The following materials must be submitted for consideration: 1. Letter of interest, specifying qualifications, teaching experience and teaching philosophy 2. Current curriculum vitae 3. Evidence of teaching excellence, such as teaching evaluations.Upon Request: References and graduate transcripts should be made available.
Course start dates vary by quarter: Fall classes begin in September Winter classes begin in January Spring classes begin in March
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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