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LINGUIST List 23.1784

Fri Apr 06 2012

Jobs: Spanish; Second Language Acquisition: Visiting Instructors, U of Illinois

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Date: 06-Apr-2012
From: Marita Romine <slcl-hrillinois.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Second Language Acquisition: Visiting Instructors, University of Illinois, IL, USA
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University or Organization: University of Illinois
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://illinois.edu/
Job Rank: Visiting Instructors

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Spanish Italian and Portuguese at the University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign is seeking two (2) Visiting Instructors to teach its large
and well-established technologically-enhanced Spanish Basic Language
Program.

Minimum qualifications include an M.A. in Spanish with a background in
second language acquisition, communicative language teaching, or some
related area of applied linguistics. Near native or native ability in Spanish
along with experience in technology based language instruction also required.
At least two years of teaching language at the college level. Duties include
teaching the equivalent of six undergraduate courses per year in the basic
language program depending on program needs.

Responsibilities include writing and administering exams, developing course
curriculum/syllabus, maintaining on-line course management system,
participating in orientation and ongoing training of teaching assistants,
contributing to any course/program innovation and other departmental duties
as assigned.

This is a full-time, 9-month appointment with additional summer service
possible. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Target
starting date is August 16, 2012.

To apply, create your candidate profile through http://jobs.illinois.edu and
upload your application materials: CV, evidence of excellence in teaching
(statistical summaries for at least three courses preferred), and names and
contact information for three professional references. References will be
contacted electronically upon the submission of the application. Only
electronic applications submitted through the URL below will be accepted.

To ensure full consideration, all required materials, including letters of
recommendation, must be received no later than April 27, 2012. Applicants
may be interviewed before the closing date, but no hiring decision will be
made until after that date.

For more information contact slcl-hrillinois.edu or visit
http://www.sip.illinois.edu/

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas
who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
(http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)

Application Deadline: 27-Apr-2012

Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.illinois.edu/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=18450
Contact Information:
Marita Romine
Email: slcl-hrillinois.edu

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