Instructor/Lecturer Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a non-tenure track Instructor/Lecturer position in the Q’anjob’al language teaching to begin on August 16, 2023. Renewal of the position is contingent on funding and strong performance reviews.
Duties include: Develop and teach 3 courses per semester (Beginning Q’anjob’al, Intermediate Q’anjob’al, and Q’anjob’al for the community); Design/administer placement and proficiency tests; Engage in community outreach.
Required: For a position at the rank of Instructor, a Master's degree in Q’anjob’al, Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Education, Latin American Studies, Epigraphy, or related field.
For a position at the rank of Lecturer a PhD in Q’anjob’al, Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Education, Latin American Studies, Epigraphy, or related field
All candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Q’anjob’al and English, and teaching experience, preferably in US higher education with specific experience teaching Q’anjob’al as a foreign language.
Preferred: Record of effective teaching at the college level, or, Record of teaching and curricular/program development in a non-college setting Prior experience with online teaching, or, Demonstrate clear desire to develop and implement online courses
SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION This is a full-time, 9-month appointment, non-tenure track position, renewable yearly subject to enrollments, funding, and positive performance evaluations. Target start date is August 16, 2023. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on June 2, 2023. To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: letter of application, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications not submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, although no hiring decision will be made until after that date. For further information about this specific position, please contact Jill Billerman at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.
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