Limited Term Adjunct Instructor (Multiple Positions) (Part Time)



Job description

Posting Number: req14056

Department: Humanities Administration

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona Language Training Center (LTC) is currently hiring for Instructors for a short-term intensive Korean language course. Funded by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office, the LTC offers language instruction certification and advanced training in multiple strategic languages.

Alumni Jacquelynn and Bennett Dorrance have made a gift commitment of $5.4 million to endow the deanship of the University of Arizona College of Humanities and inspire on campus and throughout the world a continuous and fearless spirit of open inquiry:

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and conduct daily sessions according to weekly topics and curriculum in the use/practice of the Korean language during class sessions.
  • Attend pre-course meetings with Coordinator/Executive Director.
  • Understand Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) and Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) score levels.
  • Develop the course/s curriculum and lesson plans with authentic reading and listening materials.
  • Update curriculum and course materials as needed.
  • Answer student emails and communicate regularly with students.
  • Provide communication and feedback to students throughout the course.
  • Submit lesson plans and course/teaching materials to LTC Coordinator for teaching material archive.
  • Communicate and/or meet with center directors, other instructors in the same teaching team, and LTC staff as needed.
  • Provide feedback to Coordinator/Executive Director on the course(s) as needed.
  • Additional duties as required by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Native or near-native fluency in the Korean language.
  • Prior experience in teaching language courses.
  • Master’s degree in related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in Korean language pedagogy, second/foreign language education, applied linguistics, or other relevant field.
  • Prior experience in curriculum development.
  • Prior experience in teaching beginner through advanced intensive language courses and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 9.6 – 19.6

Job FTE: 0.24 – 0.49

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $4,000 – $13,000

Compensation Type: Per Course

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 3

Contact Information for Candidates

Jieun Ryu

Executive Director

[email protected]

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

Apply online with Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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