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 Modern Languages & Literatures, Lecturer in Spanish Language and Latin American - Chicago, Illinois, United States

   
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Posted by: Loyola University Chicago 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Nursing - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 729885943 / Latpro-3852470 
Date posted: Jan-06-2022
State, Zip: Illinois, 60626

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Job Title Modern Languages & Literatures, Lecturer in Spanish Language and Latin American Literature, Non-Tenure Track Position Title Modern Languages & Literatures, Lecturer in Spanish Language and Latin American Literature, Non-Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code MODERN LANGUAGES (02107A) Department Name MODERN LANGUAGES Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC) invites applications for a three-year, renewable, Non-Tenure Track Lecturer in Spanish for academic year 2022-2023.
The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures is one of the most diverse departments at Loyola, and we especially encourage applications from candidates from under-represented groups. A successful candidate will have the skills to promote inclusivity; foster a wide range of students as they study Spanish and participate in Spanish extra- and co-curricular activities; and mentor students from all backgrounds, including under-represented and under-served populations.
The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic education. The successful candidate will join a department with more than 20 full-time faculty members and over 12 majors and minors. For more information about the department, please visit its website at

We seek a Lecturer in Spanish Language and Latin American Literature. Teaching responsibilities will include a variety of courses across the curriculum: primarily Spanish language at all levels, with the potential to also teach bridge and introductory literature courses. In addition, candidates may teach advanced undergraduate-level courses depending on departmental need. Experience and/ or interest in coordinating language courses at the intermediate level is also desirable.
Qualifications
The candidate must have obtained a PhD in a relevant field of Hispanic Studies or Spanish by the time of contract. Experience teaching Spanish language courses to undergraduates at an American university is also required (TA experience is acceptable); experience teaching literature is desirable but not necessary. The candidate should also possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish, and excellent English-language communication skills.
Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
The candidate must have obtained a PhD in a relevant field of Hispanic Studies or Spanish by the time of contract. Experience teaching Spanish language courses to undergraduates at an American university is also required (TA experience is acceptable); experience teaching literature is desirable but not necessary. The candidate should also possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish, and excellent English-language communication skills.
Open Date 01/03/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should visit to submit (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current CV; (3) a statement addressing past and/or potential future contributions to engaging diverse communities and mentoring a diverse student body through teaching and other channels; (4) a teaching statement and dossier including course evaluations and any other relevant teaching materials. Applicants will also be asked to list three individuals who can speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of teaching and mentorship; referees will then be prompted to submit letters of recommendation online.

Please submit application materials by February 1, 2022.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment - is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.
As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.
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Posting Details




Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes

Category

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary


Education

Bachelor's Degree


Job type

Full time



Requirements

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