Location: Bristol, RI Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Nov 19 2018 Job Description:
The Department of Modern Languages, Philosophy, and Classics at Roger Williams University seeks a Lecturer in Spanish Language and Latin American and Latino Studies, starting in Fall 2019. Requirements include experience and expertise in teaching Spanish language acquisition at all levels, as well as experience in teaching literature and cultural studies of Latin America, Central America, and/or Mexico. Responsibilities include participating in the Modern Language Department, teaching courses at all levels of Spanish language, teaching Latin American literatures or cultures in English, participating in delivery and governance of the Latin American and Latino Studies minor, advising and mentoring students. Teaching load is 4/4 with expectations for departmental and university service. Additional desired areas of expertise could include linguistics, Portuguese language, and experience with study abroad programs.
If you have specific questions regarding this position, please contact:
Jeffrey Meriwether, Associate Dean School of Humanities, Arts, and Education email@example.com
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A Ph.D. in Spanish is required, as well as fluency in Spanish and ability to teach language courses and literary or cultural studies of Latin America, Central America, and/or Mexico. Candidates must show evidence of the ability to teach at all levels of language acquisition and demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence. The successful candidate will also have the capacity to participate in ongoing curricular development, assessment and student advising in the Modern Languages and Latin American/Latino Studies programs. While research accomplishments and publishing are not a requirement for this position, they are desirable in so far as they inform the candidate's teaching capacity and curricular interests.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
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Internal Number: 104994
About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is inextricably connected to Roger Williams, the 17th-century leader devoted to freedom of conscience and social justice who founded a community in Rhode Island based on those tenets. Roger Williams' philosophy, and what has been called his 'lively experiment,' nurtured the growth of vibrant and open societies. Our pursuit of excellence in education, academic accomplishment and community service is rooted in his focus on intellectual exchange, critical thinking, inclusiveness and innovation as a means of improving a free society. It is this legacy that inspires our core purpose.