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Visiting Assistant Professor
Fecha de publicación
1 de abril de 2017
10 de abril de 2017
The Department of Modern Languages at Denison University invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting faculty position beginning in August 2017, with the possibility of one additional year depending upon performance and departmental need. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in Spanish sociolinguistics, along with knowledge of language pedagogy. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to Denison?s institutional mission of educating in the Liberal Arts tradition and a willingness to engage in service. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching a range of undergraduate Spanish courses at all levels of the curriculum, including introductory and intermediate language courses. Depending on the needs of the program, the candidate may have the opportunity to teach a course in an area of expertise. Evidence of effective teaching and a native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required. The candidate should have a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and scholarly publications.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with heritage speakers of Spanish in the US. In addition, professional preparation in any of the following areas is highly desirable: Spanish in the Professions, Spanish in the U.S., Language and Power, Discourse Analysis, Spanish in Contact with Other Languages, or Phonetics & Phonology. Preferred qualifications include: a) Ph.D. completed by time of appointment, b) a record of two or more years of successful college-level teaching, c) a commitment to undergraduate education and the development of the student as a whole person and d) a willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues.
This individual will be responsible for a 3/3 teaching load per academic year, maintaining an active scholarly agenda, and participation in departmental and college-wide activities. Denison offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, hosted at http://denison.edu/forms/faculty-handbook. Denison will support the research and teaching of the successful candidate through our professional development programs.
To be assured full consideration, candidates should visit https://employment.denison.edu by April 10th.
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