Instructor of Spanish

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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Job description

World Languages & Literatures

Position Summary
The Department of World Languages at The University of Memphis invites applicants for a Spanish one-year, non-tenure track instructor starting August 2018.

Required:
a) M.A. degree in Spanish in hand by August 2018;
b) Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English;
c) Extensive teaching experience in lower-division courses using communicative approach and technology in the classroom;
d) Ability to teach Spanish language courses both in the classroom and online;
e) Recent student-evaluation from calendar year 2017;
f) Unofficial transcript;
g) Curriculum vitae;
h) Application letter describing teaching skills and teaching experience at the college level;
i) Three recent letters of recommendation (Email addresses must be submitted for three reference providers. Workforum system will send an email to the reference provider giving them instructions to submit the letter).

The successful candidate will teach a maximum of five courses per semester. Applicants must upload requirements e through h and the email addresses for three reference providers whom you have contacted to submit letters of reference at http://workforum.memphis.edu. Deadline for submission of all documents: May 31, 2018. If you require additional information, contact Professor Inmaculada Gomez-Soler (igsoler@memphis.edu). The University of Memphis, is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status.

Minimum Position Qualifications
Required:
a) M.A. degree in Spanish in hand by August 2018;
b) Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English;
c) Extensive teaching experience in lower-division courses using communicative approach and technology in the classroom;
d) Ability to teach Spanish language courses both in the classroom and online;
e) Recent student-evaluation from calendar year 2017;
f) Unofficial transcript;
g) Curriculum vitae;
h) Application letter describing teaching skills and teaching experience at the college level;
i) Three recent letters of recommendation (Email addresses must be submitted for three reference providers. Workforum system will send an email to the reference provider giving them instructions to submit the letter).

How to apply

Apply online

Applicants must upload curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, recent student evaluations from calendar year 2017, application letter describing teaching skills and teaching experience at the college level, and the email addresses for three reference providers whom you have contacted to submit letters of reference at http://workforum.memphis.edu. Applicants should use the “other document” option to upload their recent student evaluations. Evaluations should be scanned into one file in order to be uploaded. Deadline for submission of all documents: May 31, 2018.

Applicants must provide at least three email addresses for references whom you have contacted to submit letters of recommendation. Reference providers will be sent an email giving them the instructions on how to upload their letter in the Workforum system. Deadline for all materials to be uploaded is May 31, 2018.

The University of Memphis will be recognized as one of America's great metropolitan research universities, noted for its comprehensive, innovative academic programs and for capitalizing on its urban setting and region to address the challenges of our global society.