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Assistant Professor in Spanish and Teacher Education

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Please attach the following 5 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (1) Letter of Application (2) Curriculum Vitae (3) "Other" to include the names and contact information of three professional references (as one complete document). (4) Statement of research interests (5) Statement of teaching philosophy

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor in Spanish and Teacher Education
Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2017. Second consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2017. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (November 30, 2017) may not be given full consideration.
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The University of Rhode Island seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Spanish and Teacher Education, beginning Fall 2018. The successful candidate will hold a joint appointment between the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures and the School of Education.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach the Methodology of Teaching World Languages course for undergraduates and master’s level candidates.

Supervise world language student teachers and teach accompanying seminar
Teach Spanish courses across the entire spectrum of the undergraduate curriculum.

Teach Spanish graduate courses with special emphasis on teaching methods and second language acquisition.

Establish and maintain a research agenda; publish books and/or peer-reviewed scholarly papers.

Provide leadership in a CAEP nationally recognized World Language Teacher Preparation Program.

Participate with the Spanish faculty in program promotion and extra-curricular activities as well as college and university service.

Seek external funding where appropriate.

Advise undergraduate and graduate students.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:

(1) Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education or related field at the time of appointment.

(2) Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.

(3) Demonstrated record of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience.

(4) Evidence of teaching experience.

(5) Must have held or be eligible for World Language Teacher Licensure.

(6) Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

(7) Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups.

(8) Demonstrated strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.

PREFERRED:

(1) Evidence of at least two years experience in teaching Spanish in one or more of the following grade spans: Preschool – Grade 2, Grade 1-6, Grade 7-12.

(2) Minor in Hispanic Literature or Hispanic Linguistics.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Union AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors
Status Academic Year, Full-time, Tenure-track, Permanent
End Date of Restriction or Limitation

Department Information

Department Languages
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI


(Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Email
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingent on Funding Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 5 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

(1) Letter of Application

(2) Curriculum Vitae

(3) “Other” to include the names and contact information of three professional references (as one complete document).

(4) Statement of research interests

(5) Statement of teaching philosophy

Posting Information

Position Number 106172
Posting Number F00058
Posting Date 10/18/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2801

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education or related field, or will you have at the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated record of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have evidence of teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you hold or are you eligible for World Language Teacher Licensure?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have demonstrated experience working with diverse groups?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and oral communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other