Full-Time Spanish Lecturer, The Department of Romance Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

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Boston University
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BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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Full-Time Spanish Lecturer, The Department of Romance Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

Tracking Code2744 Job Description

Boston University’s Department of Romance Studies invites applications for full-time non-tenure track Lecturer positions in Spanish with starting dates of January or September 2022, depending on availability. The initial appointment period will be 2-years. Responsibilities include teaching all levels of Spanish. Requirements include: an M.A. (at minimum) in a relevant field; native or near native fluency in Spanish and English; demonstrated excellence in college-level Spanish language teaching with a communicative, proficiency-oriented approach; ability to contribute to curricular development including thematic language courses; ability to coordinate multi-section courses; and experience using technology in the language classroom. The successful candidate will value BU's commitment to serving a diverse student population and cultivate inclusive teaching approaches while furthering Boston University’s goals of diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates will join an innovative and professionally active community of scholars and teachers of Romance languages, literatures, cultures and film. The position offers a professional career track with possibility of growth. Please visit the following website for more information about the Department of Romance Studies: http//www.bu.edu/rs. We will begin reviewing applications on October 21 and continue until the positions are filled.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Please submit to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19702 a letter of application; a statement on how you will communicate the value of diversity and foster an inclusive atmosphere in your classroom; curriculum vitae; two sample syllabi from two different levels; a description of your teaching philosophy and how it is suited to developments and future developments in the field; a link to an unedited teaching demonstration video (minimum of 30 minutes); complete sets of at least three recent course evaluations; three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications submitted through a web site other than AJO will not be considered.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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