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Job No. 141033

  • Job Title:
  • Lecturer of Spanish and Foreign Language Education
  • Employer:
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Location:
  • Kennesaw , GA
  • Posting Date:
  • 07-Oct-2019
  • Description:
  • Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:
    The Department of Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a Lecturer position in Spanish and Foreign Language Education. Assignments for this position will consist of teaching lower-level Spanish and methods courses, supervising student teachers as part of a 4/5 teaching load, assisting with advising, supporting and implementing a recruitment plan, and/or facilitating extra-curricular activities. Local travel is required to supervise student teachers.

    Faculty teach courses in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid and online. A commitment to excellence in teaching and service to the institution is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):
    A minimum of a Master of Arts degree in Spanish, Foreign Language Education, or Linguistics (Ph.D. is ideal), or its foreign equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience; a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness; a record of excellence in teaching; and a commitment to service and engagement. Must have prior P-12 school teaching experience. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish as well as in English. Ability to work effectively as a team member within the Foreign Language Education (FLED) program and the Department of Foreign Languages.

    Application Procedure
    Application Deadline Date: 12/01/2019
    Questions About Position Opening:
    Application deadline: To guarantee full consideration, please submit all documents on or before December 1, 2019.

    For a detailed description of the university, college and department, please visit our homepage at www.kennesaw.edu.

    Address additional questions to:
    Dr. Brian Olovson, Search Committee Chair at: bolovson@kennesaw.edu

    Additional Information for Applicants
    Application Instructions
    A complete application requires a cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, including teaching philosophy and experience with online teaching; evidence of teaching effectiveness; sample syllabi; a current curriculum vitae; contact information for three references; and unofficial graduate transcripts.

    To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 12/1/2019. It is our policy to hire individuals with intercultural competence, a commitment to international collaboration, and an ability to work with diverse students, colleagues, and community partners. It is our intent to hire individuals with intercultural competence and an ability to work with diverse students, colleagues, and community partners. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from members of historically underrepresented groups.

    Posting Details
    KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000805
    USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 44337
    Departmental/College Overview:
    With 35 full-time and more than 40 part-time faculty members, the DFL houses a B.A. degree program in Modern Language and Culture in five languages (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish) and four concentrations (Second language and culture, Teacher certification in foreign languages, Applied business, and Cross-disciplinary perspectives). In addition to offering Minors in the primary languages of the Modern Language and Culture major, we also offer Minors in Chinese Studies, Classical Studies, European Studies, and Lusophone Studies, and we offer regular instruction in Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Latin, and four other languages via the Critical Languages Program. The DFL offers an Alternative Teacher Preparation Program leading to certification in Chinese, French, German, Latin, Japanese, and Spanish. Furthermore, as a distinctive characteristic, DFL faculty and students are engaged in the community and beyond including initiatives related to teaching, learning, service, and research, which are often facilitated via service-learning, internships, and study abroad opportunities.

    The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Foreign Languages promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion, and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

    Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:
    For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

    EEO Statement:
    Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.
  •  Contact information:
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Kennesaw, GA 30144
  • United States
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