27.5112, Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Senior Lecturer, The University of Iowa

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Subject: 27.5112, Jobs:  Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Senior Lecturer, The University of Iowa

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Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 16:04:34
From: Kristine Munoz [dwllcsearches at uiowa.edu]
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Senior Lecturer, The University of Iowa, Iowa, USA

 
University or Organization: The University of Iowa 
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Job Location: Iowa, USA 
Web Address: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/
Job Title: Director of Spanish Language Instruction
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition 

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Iowa invites
applications from candidates with specializations in Spanish applied
linguistics or second language acquisition, broadly defined, for the position
of Director of Spanish Language Instruction at the rank of Senior Lecturer.
This is a full-time, renewable, 12-month non-tenure-track position to begin
June 1, 2017. The successful candidate will direct and manage the elementary
and intermediate Spanish program, as well as the third-year multi-section
Spanish writing and speaking courses. 

Responsibilities of the Director include:

- Develop curriculum and prepare course syllabi and assessments in accordance
with the goals of the department
- Supervise the program assistant’s work (record keeping, responding to
students’ queries, administration of assessments, mounting and maintenance of
course materials, etc.)
- Evaluate and select instructional materials
- Advise the chair in hiring Spanish language instructors
- Provide initial and ongoing training of graduate student instructors,
including a multiple-day orientation before each Fall semester
- Engage with faculty and graduate students on advances in Spanish language
teaching
- Teach (1/2 load) Spanish language courses, the Teaching and Learning
Languages graduate course for new graduate instructors, and other courses
according to specialization and department needs
- Actively participate in the profession through research, conference/workshop
attendance, and other professional activities

In conjunction with a team of lecturers, other administrative duties include:

- Supervision of language instructors (between 20-30), including regular
performance observations and evaluations
- TA staffing assignments within the lower division
- Coordinate third-year multi-section writing and speaking courses
- Involvement in departmental committees relevant to general education and
third-year curriculum

To apply and view complete job posting, please visit the application URL below
and reference Requisition #70187, and include a letter of interest, curriculum
vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Salary and benefits will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will
begin February 15, 2017 or until the position is filled, with interviews
conducted by telephone or teleconference.



Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2017 
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/index.php 
Contact Information:
	Professor Kristine Munoz 
	Email: dwllcsearches at uiowa.edu 


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