Part-Time Faculty in Foreign Languages, Dept. of Global Languages and Literatures

Bridgewater, MA
Apr 05, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department Summary: The Department of Global Languages and Literatures is committed to helping students develop an in-depth understanding of foreign languages, literatures, linguistics, cultures and civilizations. Our students learn to express their ideas and views in a new language while discovering how another culture has contributed to societal development. They become engaged international citizens who enlist language skills and cultural knowledge to succeed in a variety of careers and intellectual disciplines in an increasingly globalized world.

Position Summary:

Essential Duties: The Department of Global Languages & Literatures at Bridgewater State University seeks qualified and committed Part-Time Faculty who are enthusiastic teachers and dedicated to working with undergraduates for the 2018/2019 academic year. We seek part-time faculty who can teach one or more of the following languages: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili They will teach courses as needed and meet with students during office hours. Applicants should possess: - Ability to effectively teach in a close, collegial environment dedicated to the teaching-learning relationship. - Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity. - Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning. - Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading. - Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes and to the department office as requested. - Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.

Required Qualifications: 1. A Master's Degree in a Foreign Language Disciple (Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili). 2. Teaching experience at the college level substantiated by excellent student evaluations and/or letters of recommendations. 3. Comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, technologies, principles and practices of foreign language instruction. 4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and administrators. 5. Ability to exercise sound judgment in all facets of the student-teacher relationship and to teach a diverse group of college students.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in language of specialization preferred.

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Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

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Special Instructions: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: *a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.

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