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LINGUIST List 22.3300

Fri Aug 19 2011

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Michigan State U

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        1.     Bill VanPatten , Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Michigan State University, MI, USA

Message 1: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Date: 19-Aug-2011
From: Bill VanPatten <aliasbvpgmail.com>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Michigan State University, MI, USA
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University or Organization: Michigan State University
Department: Romance and Classical Studies
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://rcs.msu.edu
Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Romance and Classical Studies at Michigan State University
is seeking up to 3 dynamic full-time instructors of Spanish for the language
courses beginning August 16, 2012.

Minimum Qualifications:
M.A degree or equivalent; demonstrable knowledge of contemporary approaches
to communicative language teaching; oral ability in Spanish at the Advanced-
plus level on the ACTFL scale; willingness to work in an articulated program with
other instructors and under the leadership of the Language Program Director.
Preference given to candidates who are certified ACTFL testers, those with
M.A. degree in Applied Linguistics (or related field), and prior demonstrated
excellence as an instructor.

The individual selected will teach three courses per semester and will be
expected to participate in activities related to the language program. This is a
fixed-term position and potential for annual renewal based on performance and
availability of funding.

Interested candidates must complete the online application, upload letter of
interest, full curriculum vitae and teaching evaluations from at least four
courses, if possible including student ratings and comments. Submit three
current letters of recommendation addressing teaching interests and abilities to
the application address below. Please note that ONLY three letters of
recommendation should be sent to the application address. All other materials
should be uploaded using the online application.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to
achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively
encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color,
veterans and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 17-Nov-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Bill VanPatten, Director of Language Instruction, Professor of Spanish
Michigan State University
256 Old Horticulture Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.msu.edu
Contact Information:
Bill VanPatten
Email: aliasbvpgmail.com
Phone: 517-884-6312

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