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Clinical Assistant Professor - Director of Spanish Heritage Language Program  
Empresa 
University of Illinois at Chicago  
Lugar   País
Chicago, IL  Estados Unidos
Dirección 
 
Fecha de publicación   Fecha límite
21 de junio de 2018  2 de julio de 2018 
Página web 
lcsl.uic.edu/hispanic-italian 
Correo electrónico 
 
Descripción 

The Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies and the School of Literatures, Culture Studies and Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago announce a search to fill a full-time clinical non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Hispanic Studies. UIC is a Hispanic Serving Institution. It is a diverse, linguistically rich, research-intensive university and provides a supportive environment for interdisciplinary research.

The Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program, together with the Head of the Department, the Director of Undergraduate Studies, and the Faculty Heritage Language Consultant, develops the Spanish Heritage Language instruction program and coordinates all aspects of this program.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Orientation and training of graduate assistants and lecturers
- Perform classroom evaluations of graduate assistants
- Develop course materials, such as syllabi, exams etc.
- Liaison with the Disability Resource Center, Study Abroad, Athletics, Student Affairs, the office of Testing Services, the Language and Cultural Center for all services related to teaching
- Course scheduling and staffing
- Supervision of teaching assistants and lecturers and conducting yearly classroom observations
- Coordination of day-to-day matters with TA coordinators
- Making staffing decisions and interviewing candidates
- Creating orientation materials
- Providing guidance and training to new TAs and lecturers
- Overseeing and implementing policies and procedures (processing excused absence requests, course equivalency for study abroad, withdrawals, language exemption and change of grade requests)
- Organization of all activities related to teaching (text book selection, developing syllabi and course material, course assignment, arrangements for examination, administering online learning system
- Consult as needed with the Faculty Advisor to the HLP
- Other duties as determined by the Head, including teaching responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements:

- Candidates must be ABD (PhD preferred), have a strong teaching record, and have research interests in Spanish as a heritage language.
- Native or near-native competency in Spanish required.
- Preference will be given to candidates with experience in heritage language program direction, materials development, and blended learning

To Apply:

For fullest consideration, please complete the on-line application and upload:
- a C.V.
- cover letter
- sample syllabus and
- names and email addresses of 3 references

- Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the United States

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

 
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