Latin American and Iberian Studies Non - Tenure Track Faculty Position
Job no: 503935
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Latin American/Iberian Studies
Date opened: Eastern Standard Time
DIRECTOR OF PORTUGUESE & SPANISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS
FULL TIME LECTURER
The Latin American and Iberian Studies Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer to serve as the DIRECTOR OF PORTUGUESE AND SPANISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS beginning September 1, 2020. The Department is a multidisciplinary unit composed of Latin American Studies, Translation Studies, and Literature and Cultural Studies. The unit includes a Language Program composed of Elementary and Intermediate Portuguese and Spanish courses.
We seek an experienced academic professional with a strong desire to lead in the innovation and transformation of the Portuguese and Spanish language curriculum. Applicants should have a solid commitment to move towards a content-based curricular design in all language courses and a strong interest in exploring the integration of cultural competence into the language curriculum.
The Director will be in charge of all aspects of the language programs in Portuguese and Spanish, including curricular development, course preparation and management, supervising instructors, and some administrative tasks. The teaching duties are four language classes per academic year. This is a full-time benefited position made on an academic-year basis.
Academic Qualifications: Master’s degree required, doctorate preferred, in an appropriate academic field. Native or near native proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, and English. Knowledge of instructional technology preferred.
Application instructions: To apply, please submit the following materials: Letter of application, CV, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation.
The deadline for applications is February 15, 2020 and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
For information please contact the chair of the search committee Reyes Coll-Tellechea at Reyes.Coll-Tellechea@umb.edu
Employment based visa sponsorship not available for this position.
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