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LINGUIST List 25.2534

Thu Jun 12 2014

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Florida Atlantic University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 12-Jun-2014
From: Marcella Munson <mmunsonfau.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, USA
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University or Organization: Florida Atlantic University
Department: Languages, Linguistics & Comparative Literature
Job Location: Florida, USA
Web Address: http://www.fau.edu/llcl/
Job Title: Visiting Instructor of Spanish

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature at Florida Atlantic University seeks two full-time Visiting Instructors of Spanish with specialization in online language course design, implementation, organization and delivery. One-year appointment with possibility of renewal; course load of 4/4, with majority of courses taught at the first- and second-semester levels and in a fully online format. Position begins August 06, 2014. Participation in cultural activities sponsored by department expected; continuing professional development strongly supported. The successful candidates will have a clear and coherent teaching philosophy geared to the specifically online environment, formal exposure to or training in second language teaching methodologies, and experience in designing, implementing and teaching language courses in a fully online modality. Professional training/certification in eLearning context highly desirable, especially in course development, assessment, management. Required: MA or PhD in Spanish in hand (MA required; PhD preferred); superior-level proficiency in both Spanish and English; proof of excellence in teaching Spanish language courses in an online format.

Applications received by June 24th will be given full consideration. Fully electronic submission strongly encouraged. Please address to: Dr. Marcella Munson at the address below [or the application email address below for fully electronic submissions]. All applications must include the following to be considered complete:
1. cover letter;
2. current CV;
3. scanned electronic copies of all graduate transcripts (an unofficial copy is sufficient);
4. contact information for at least two references;
5. proof of excellence in teaching online courses (via course evaluations or other means); and
6. a teaching portfolio which must include, at a minimum,
a. a statement of teaching philosophy specific to the fully online course modality,
b. a sample course syllabus for a basic Spanish language course taught fully online, and
c. demonstration of a sample course module from same.

Preliminary interviews to be conducted via Skype in late June, and will continue until positions are filled.

Candidates chosen for the positions will need to complete an electronic Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application through the Office of Human Resources, pass a background check, and if applicable, provide validation of any postsecondary degrees obtained from outside the US by means of an official evaluation/translation prepared by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES). [Note: Evaluation must provide course-by-course analysis and indicate documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts).] Formal offer of employment contingent on the successful completion of the above. FAU is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access institution.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair Dr. Marcella Munson
Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
Email Address for Applications: mmunsonfau.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Marcella Munson
Email: mmunsonfau.edu
Phone: 5612972118
Fax: 5612972657
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