Part Time Faculty Positions in Foreign Languages
About Us A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu. Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Job Summary
The Department of Foreign Language at Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for part-time instructors or part-time Assistant or Associate professors to teach undergraduate courses in American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. These courses are most often at an introductory level.
Part-time faculty are hired from the department's pool of applicants on a semester-by-semester basis. Assignments to faculty in the pool are based on departmental needs and are for one or two courses per semester. Applicants may be asked to teach in various modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, and online) and courses may be be assigned at the Kennesaw or Marietta campus.
Qualified out-of-state candidates may be assigned a full online teaching load and are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities
Areas of specialization: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish Teaching expectations include introductory and intermediate undergraduate graduate courses Working with a diverse community Required Qualifications
Master's degree, or its foreign equivalent, in the target language or in a related field, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the target language.
Responsibilities include teaching up to 2 classes per semester with a maximum of 4 courses per academic year. Required: native or near native fluency, enthusiasm/interest in teaching communicative, learner-centered, beginning language and culture courses. The Department offers beginning and intermediate level instruction in the following languages: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in teaching beginning and/or intermediate language at the college level is ideal. Required Documents to Attach
1. Letter of Application
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire)
4. Summary of Teaching Evaluations Apply Before Date
To be considered for a Spring 2022 teaching position, please apply before November 10, 2021.
To be considered for a Fall 2022 teaching position, please apply before June 30, 2022. Contact Information
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Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415 Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
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