VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPANISH
Position: VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPANISH
Salary and Rank: COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
Department: BIDDLE INSTITUTE
Division: METROPOLITAN COLLEGE
Opening Date: APRIL 16, 2014
This appointment begins in August 2014.
Teach an average of 12 credit-hours per semester including first-year Spanish with emphasis on interactive, communicative methods. Serve as a resource for all divisions and faculty teams to help enhance foreign language instruction. Pursue continuing/ongoing research pertaining to foreign language acquisition or a related field. Assist with co-curricular and service learning opportunities; Advise students; Serve on division, college, and university-wide committees; perform other duties as assigned.
A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching commensurate with appointment at the rank of Instructor. A strong commitment to diversity; ability to communicate and work effectively with a culturally-diverse campus community. Experience working with a diverse student population with varying levels of ability. A commitment to and passion for first year students; ability to engage students and the broader campus around issues related to orientation, transition, and retention. A willingness to perform campus service as well as counsel and advice students and student organizations. Leadership experience in a professional state-wide or national organization, and a strong record of collaboration. A flexible attitude and willingness to teach courses during the day, night, and if necessary, on weekends. An ability to facilitate class discussion and provide instruction using the latest technology and resources to promote learning; experience with teaching in an on-line environment; proficiency with Microsoft Windows applications, to include, but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and Power Point.
Earned Doctorate (or ABD) with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline as well as demonstrated teaching ability in lower-division courses using communicative approach and technology in the classroom are required for a tenure-track appointment. Basic computer literacy and research skills as demonstrated in the ability to use a personal computer, access and utilize internet resources, use email, etc. However, candidates with a master’s degree are encouraged to apply and will be considered for appointment to the rank of Visiting Instructor.
APPLICATION: Submit the completed application form, cover letter, curriculum vita, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement of research interest, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required of all finalists), three letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s teaching and research competencies, and any other supporting documentation (e.g., evidence of teaching effectiveness, administrative expertise, or publications) to:
Johnson C. Smith University
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (704) 378-1265
Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring.
Date Posted: 5/3/2013 3:07 pm