Overview

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Augusta University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Spanish specializing in teaching methodology and at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2019.

REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. in Spanish (Hispanic Linguistics, Literatures, or related field); an active research agenda and experience teaching at the university level.

Desirable: Experience with working in the public-school system, knowledge of edTPA, ability to teach online courses.

DUTIES: The successful applicant will teach a combination of elementary/intermediate Spanish courses, foreign language teaching methodology, and supervise student-teachers in the College of Education in the Foreign Language Education programs, with a teaching load of 3/3. Faculty are expected to maintain an active research and publication agenda appropriate to the discipline.

Augusta University is a student-centered comprehensive research university and academic health center with over 9,000 students and 1,200 faculty members committed to providing leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care, and service. Augusta University’s Foreign Language major has tracks in French, Spanish, French Education and Spanish Education. These majors include courses in advanced composition, conversation, peninsular literature and history, the literature and history of the Americas, Hispanic linguistics, and two teaching methodology courses. The program also contributes to a MAT in French and Spanish housed in the College of Education.

Augusta, GA, is growing and thriving, with its greater-metropolitan area approaching half a million with beautiful nature in arm’s reach. Located on the south bank of the Savannah River, midway between the Great Smoky Mountains and coastal beaches, Augusta is within a few hours of the cultural centers of Atlanta, Asheville, Savannah, Athens, Columbia, Greenville, and Charleston. The Morris Museum of Art, the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, the Jessye Norman School of the Arts, and performing arts events at the Miller Theater, the Imperial Theater, and the James Brown Arena establish a rich cultural milieu. And of course Augusta is home to the world-renowned Masters Golf Tournament.
Due to a $100 million contribution from the state of Georgia, Augusta is now becoming one of the leading centers for cyber security in the nation. This is bringing a huge influx of leading edge businesses and investments, further transforming cultural activities, including arts and design, providing new jobs, and energizing the historical downtown district.
AU is committed to excellence through diversity in our student body and faculty, and thus strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit the following: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; and 3 letters of recommendation via Interfolio Faculty Search or emailed directly by the recommender to Dr. Rhonda Armstrong, Chair, Department of English and Foreign Languages, at efl@augusta.edu.

All applicants must also complete an application and upload a CV at the Augusta University’s online applicant tracking system at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/university (search for job #15032).