Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
The teaching expectation is three courses per semester. The candidate will teach primarily at the undergraduate level face-to-face and online (teaching methodology courses and Spanish language courses) and, occasionally, at the graduate level in field of specialization. Duties include but are not limited to: coordination of syllabus and curriculum development for the Spanish teaching minor as per statewide educational initiatives in conjunction with chair; program assessment; training and supervision of pre-service teachers; developing and maintaining educational partnerships in the local community and school districts; working with office staff on enrollment management; planning and actively participating in the department’s Language Learning and Teaching Workshop Series, and other research groups both in WOLC and education.
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
The application package must include 1) a cover letter clearly addressing research and teaching experience in teaching/learning of Spanish in K-12, 2) a full CV, 3) three recent letters of recommendation, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, 5) evidence of teaching excellence (including student perceptions and peer/supervisor observation reports), 6) a statement presenting current and future research in field of specialization, 7) a copy of graduate transcripts, and 8) a diversity statement (upload as writing sample) demonstrating commitment to working with diverse student populations, faculty, and communities.