Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Spanish

Hamilton, Madison County
May 20, 2014
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The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish section) offers a one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for a recent PhD with a strong interest in foreign language pedagogy to begin Fall 2014. The successful candidate will teach in the fall a section of second semester Intermediate Spanish, Language and Literature (Spanish 202) under the supervision of a mentor, and help the department to examine issues surrounding its intermediate language sequence. Issues to be examined include: methodology, the nature of the course as a “bridge” to introductory literature courses or as a stand-along course, new language technologies and their applicability to this level. The postdoctoral fellow is also expected to teach a revised version of SPN 202 in the spring. The postdoctoral fellow will collaborate closely in matters of language pedagogy with his/her department mentor. Please send complete dossier and letter of application to: Questions may be directed to either Professor (chair), or to Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Colgate University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the university’s educational mission.