Oferta de trabajoInfoling 10.5 (2022)
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at John Jay College-CUNY seeks an instructor at the rank of Lecturer with experience teaching Spanish for heritage learners. Experience in teaching translation and interpreting is a plus. The position of Lecturer is tenure-bearing through what is called a “certificate of continuous employment” (CCE) after the sixth annual reappointment.
The appointed faculty member will perform teaching and related faculty functions in their area(s) of expertise. Coordinate language courses. Share responsibility for departmental and College committee work and other duties as assigned by the chair. The hiring committee is especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity mission of the college through their leadership, community service, research, and/or lived experiences.
Master’s degree or Phd in Spanish Linguistics with a focus in Heritage learners or in a related discipline from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent non-U.S. institution by date of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.
Ability to successfully teach Spanish for heritage learners at all levels of undergraduate instruction. If the successful candidate has experience teaching translation and interpreting, they may also be expected to teach courses in these areas.
Teaching and service are required. Teaching duties include a 4/4 course load (eight courses per year) of undergraduate courses. Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching, as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Service duties include coordinating language courses. Also required is the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following qualifications: Ability to teach online/hybrid courses. Ability to teach creative writing in Spanish. Experience using innovative teaching methods and/or curricular design to effectively engage a diverse student body. Experience and interest in developing internships, community outreach, service learning and study abroad opportunities.
Lecturers at CUNY do not have an expectation of scholarly productivity, but we welcome and will support applicants with active research agendas. Ph.D. candidates (including ABDs) are encouraged to apply.
Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the rangeof $69,983-$87,004.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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