Lecturer in a Foreign Language

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Position Number: 00102362

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at NC State provides students with a broad and intimate understanding of the rich and varied cultures of our globe ; understanding that is built on solid competence of spoken and written skills in the language(s) you choose. At the undergraduate level, the Department offers students the opportunity to major in the following programs of study leading to the B.A. degree: French, German Studies, and Spanish. Students who are eager to make teaching their career can pursue the B.A. Degree in French or Spanish Education. We also offer minors in the following: Arabic (through Middle Eastern Studies), Chinese, Classics (Greek and Latin), French, German Studies, Hindi/Urdu, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. In addition we teach classes in Persian, Portuguese, and English as a Second Language. At the graduate level we have an M.A. program in Foreign Languages and Literatures with two separate concentrations: one in French, and one in Spanish. Each of the concentrations incorporates literature, linguistics, and culture courses. To provide students with more possibilities for languages or levels that may not be taught at NC State, we are beginning an inter-institutional collaboration with other schools in the UNC System through a system-wide Language Exchange, so that we may provide greater language opportunities for our students. You can find more information at online.northcarolina.edu.

Essential Job Duties: Candidates will be hired as Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor based on credentials and qualifications. The successful candidate(s) will teach undergraduate courses in a specific discipline in Foreign Languages & Literatures according to departmental need and employee knowledge, skills and ability. Courses may be taught in any of the languages we teach. Appointments may be available part time for Summer 2018 and/or 2018-2019 Academic Year, all with the possibility of renewal.

Minimum Education/Experience: *Teaching Asst. Professors minimum qualifications*: - Candidates must have a terminal degree, i.e. Ph.D. *Lecturer minimum qualifications*: - Master's degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience. - Bachelor's degree plus 18 graduate credit hours will also be considered.

Department Required Skills: Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal communication skills. Must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Instruction experience and proof of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level are preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Posted: 4/3/2018
Application Due: 2/8/2019
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