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Spanish Language Teaching Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To apply, complete an online faculty application and upload the following, clearly addressing the position requirements: a CV; Cover Letter; course evaluations or summaries; and an Assessment of Skills Relevant to Basic Qualifications. This includes submission of an annotated lesson plan that illustrates your ability to implement task and content-based pedagogy. Three letters of recommendations and contact information should be forwarded to rgsllspanishteachinginstrutor@gmail.com with the subject line of “Spanish Teaching Instructor/your name”. Review of applications begin November 3, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001209
Academic Title: Spanish Language Teaching Instructor
Rank: Instructor
Administrative Title:
Discipline Humanities
Specialty:
Contract Type: Special Service
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2018
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The department of Romance, German, and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University invites applications for two full-time renewable, non-tenure accruing appointments at the rank of Teaching Instructor of Spanish to begin as early as August 1, 2018 with an initial three-year appointment. Appointment renewal is contingent on successful performance.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include teaching seven courses per year, plus service to the Language Program and department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: M.A in Spanish Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Pedagogy, or similar field by date of appointment; demonstrated teaching excellence (student evaluations, classroom observations, other); excellent working (professional) command of English and Spanish (oral and written); experience teaching at the U.S. university level; demonstrated ability to work with task-based and content-based pedagogy; extensive knowledge of instructional technology applied to classroom language pedagogy.

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Other Benefits:
Other Information:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, complete an online faculty application and upload the following, clearly addressing the position requirements: a CV; Cover Letter; course evaluations or summaries; and an Assessment of Skills Relevant to Basic Qualifications. This includes submission of an annotated lesson plan that illustrates your ability to implement task and content-based pedagogy. Three letters of recommendations and contact information should be forwarded to rgsllspanishteachinginstrutor@gmail.com with the subject line of “Spanish Teaching Instructor/your name”. Review of applications begin November 3, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: rgsll.columbian.gwu.edu
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46222

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Assessment of Skills Relevant to Basic Qualifications
  4. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a M.A in Spanish Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Pedagogy, or similar field by date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to demonstrate teaching excellence (student evaluations, classroom observations, other)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience teaching at the U.S. university level?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with task-based and content-based pedagogy?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have an excellent working (professional) command of the English and Spanish languages (oral and written)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have extensive knowledge of instructional technology applied to classroom language pedagogy?
    • Yes
    • No