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Adjunct Spanish

Employer
Drew University
Location
Madison, NJ, US

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Arts & Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literature
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Drew University seeks a part-time instructor in the Department of Spanish to teach one or two in-person classes during the Spring 2024 semester from among the following courses:

Fundamentals of Oral and Written Spanish I (SPAN 101) 

Fundamentals of Oral and Written Spanish II (SPAN 102)

Intermediate Spanish (SPAN 201)

Each class would include approximately 18-20 undergraduate students. The Spring semester runs from January 17 – April 30, with a spring break from March 2 – 10, and a final exam period from May 2 – 8. Each course meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons for 65 minutes of face-to-face instruction each day. Instructor compensation is $4,500 per course.

 Key Responsibilities: 

Teach assigned in-person classes in accordance with college and departmental policies, including adherence to common course syllabi

Employ “communicative approach” language learning methodologies

Design and employ instructional material and assessment tools (quizzes, activities, assignments) as required by chair or language coordinator, evaluate grades, and provide feedback on student performance in a timely manner

Hold regular weekly office hours with students

Meet regularly with the department language coordinator, who will supervise the responsibilities of the position

Maintain communications with students, administrators, faculty, and other staff

Refer students to appropriate college resources (tutoring, academic coaching, etc) when needed

Be passionate about innovative teaching within a liberal arts context

Required Education and Experience:

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Spanish or a closely related field

Native or near-native fluency in Spanish

Demonstrated knowledge of language teaching and learning methodologies

Ability to work with a diverse group of students 

Previous success or promise in teaching

Previous experience working in higher education contexts desired

Application:

To apply, please submit:

Cover Letter

Current Curriculum VItae

Evidence of previous success in teaching (e.g. summary of course evaluations, reference letter, etc)

We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications after the position has been filled will remain in the part-time pool.

About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines and offers 19 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as seven New York City semesters and several international study abroad programs.

The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of almost any busy schedule. All programs are based on Drew’s renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship, opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, and facilitating a robust intellectual community. 

The Theological School has a distinguished history rooted in the United Methodist Church. Today, it serves many denominations as a center for preparing clergy and leaders for service in the church and the world. Its focus on biblical and theological scholarship and social justice has made it a sought after destination for students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Following federal and state requirements; a candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected for hire. 

These positions are subject to a background check.

Company

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

 

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

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Telephone
973-408-3000
Location
36 Madison Ave
Madison
NJ
07940
US

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