Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Oregon University

Position Information
Position Title
Instructor Pool - 2010/2011: Other Languages
Job Title
Instructor Pool - 2010/2011: Other Languages
Appointment Type
Academic Teaching/Research Faculty
Job Location
Foreign Langs and Lits 241220 CLA
Position Summary
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures invites applications for one or more full/part-time Instructor positions for the 2010-2011 academic year to teach languages other than Spanish and French. A separate pool has been established for Spanish and French and candidates interested in teaching those languages must apply separately to those Instructor Pool postings.

These appointments are fixed-term, with the possibility of renewal beyond the first year at the discretion of the Department Head. Salary is competitive and will be negotiated with the Chair of the Department.

The primary mission of the OSU Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is undergraduate education. The department offers BA and MAIS degrees, with majors and minors in Spanish, French and German, and minors in Japanese, Russian and Chinese. Courses are also offered in Arabic and Italian. The department has a graduate program leading to an MA in Contemporary Hispanic Studies. The department has approximately 180 undergraduate majors. The faculty includes 30 members, with areas of specialization in languages, cultures and literature's.
Position Duties
100% of time is devoted to instructional work associated with classes assigned.

Instructor may be needed on short notice to teach 1-4 undergraduate courses in German, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic or Italian.
Position Duties (continued):
Minimum/Required Qualifications
MA or MAT in the specific foreign language;

Teaching ability as evidenced by vita and support materials;

Native or near-native proficiency in English and the foreign language;

Availability on short notice;

Evident commitment to educational equity.
Preferred Qualifications
Teaching experience at the college or university level.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only)
Internal or External Search
External - open to all qualified applicants
Posting Date
For Full Consideration Date
Closing Date
Recommended Full-Time Pay Range
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity is:
A preferred qualification