Lecturer of Spanish

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This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title Lecturer of Spanish Requisition 201900035F Rank Lecturer FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary<br /><br /><a href=

Salary commensurate with experience and education.

Position Category Position Type Interim Full Time College College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department Dept of World Languages and Cultures Quicklink http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/21731 Refer Applicants To

Contact Name Leif French, Ph.D. Title

Leif French, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures
Professor of Applied Linguistics/French
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2147

Contact Phone 936-294-1979 Contact Email [email protected] Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track faculty members at the rank of Lecturer to teach elementary and intermediate Spanish courses (1000 and 2000 levels), with a 4/4 teaching load.
The successful candidate will teach primarily undergraduate, lower-division Spanish language courses, and, occasionally, at the 3000 or 4000 levels in field of specialization, if the needs of the department so require.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Must have an M.A. in Spanish (minimum 18 graduate hours in Spanish); native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English; minimum of 2 years college/university level teaching experience using task-based and proficiency-based instructional methods.

Experience Required for the Position

Demonstrated instructional excellence; knowledge of current concepts and methods in foreign language learning and instruction, including those related to online course delivery and computer assisted language learning; experience and/or willingness to teach online courses; familiarity with ACTFL standards and OPI scales; outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated success working collaboratively with a team; willingness to participate in and contribute to goals of department. Desirable qualifications are familiarity/experience with the following: Languages for Specific Purposes; instruction of heritage speakers.

Other Requirements for the Position

Job Letter
Full CV
Three letters of recommendation (At least one should address language teaching)
Diversity Statement (Candidate should address qualifications for engaging all students at SHSU) – upload as Writing Sample
Teaching Statement
Evidence of effective teaching
Graduate Transcripts

Special Instructions Summary Open Until Filled Yes EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
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    • SHSU Website
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    • Other
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    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
  7. Transcripts
  8. Teaching Evaluations
  9. Writing Sample
  10. Diversity & Inclusion Statement
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    Posted: 4/19/2019
    Application Due: 5/4/2019
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