Adjunct Language Instructor
Location: St. Louis
Job ID: 30095
STLOU Academic Vac & Recr Tips The Department of Language and Cultural Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is continuously seeking qualified candidates for part-time adjunct faculty teaching positions in American Sign Language (ASL), French, Japanese, and Spanish. The intent of this announcement is to identify a pool of adjunct faculty who are qualitifed to teach undergraduate elementary and intermediate level courses. Positions are part-time and application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure that we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy. Minimum Qualifications Master of Arts or equivalent advanced degree in the foreign language or appropriate related field and native or near-native fluency in the foreign language required. Experience teaching at the university level and evidence of teaching excellence. Application Instructions Applicants must combine all application materials (Letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and references) into one PDF document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters, maximum size is 11 MB. Do not include special characters. All applications need to be submitted online at www.umsl.jobs . All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment. UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. About UMSL and Saint Louis An urban institution in the heart of a major metropolitan area with an exciting arts, entertainment, and cultural life, and a rich historical background, the University of Missouri-Saint Louis (UMSL) serves one of the most diverse student populations in the state. As the largest public research university located in Missouri’s most populous and economically important region, UMSL provides excellent learning experiences and leadership opportunities to dynamic and engaged students, in the classroom and beyond; for instance, Washington Monthly ranked the University as one of “America’s best colleges for student voting.” UMSL is committed to maintaining an inclusive campus community that values and respects all members and achieves educational excellence through actively promoting diversity. We seek a faculty colleague who shares these values in teaching and public outreach.
One of four institutions in the University of Missouri land-grant system, UMSL is classified as RU-H (high research activity) and as a Community Engaged Campus by Carnegie rankings. For further information about UMSL and St. Louis, please see: http://www.umsl.edu/proud/index.html and http://www.stlregionalchamber.com/life/overview .