The World Languages Academy and the Yamada Language Center at the University of Oregon invite applications for Adjunct Instructors in the following languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Modern Hebrew, Norwegian, Persian/Farsi, Swahili and Swedish. Future needs may include instruction in additional languages. The positions are term-by-term contracts, renewable up to three years. The pool will remain open for one year and positions will remain open until filled.
Assignments range from 1-3 classes; full-time teaching is defined as 3 classes per term. Excellent benefits begin at the .50 FTE level or higher. The salary range is $30,000 to $35,000 depending on experience and qualifications.
Required qualities for the positions include: MA in Language Teaching, Linguistics, Foreign Language Education or equivalent training as a language instructor; native or near-native proficiency in the language; knowledge of current second-language teaching methodologies; ability and willingness to teach introductory and intermediate courses.
Desired qualities for the position include: experience in developing language materials, curricula, and assessments; ability to contribute to a team of less commonly taught language (LCTL) instructors. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Successful applicants must be able to obtain U.S. work authorization.
Review of applications is ongoing, based on program needs. Please send (as email attachments if possible): 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of reference to: Jeff Magoto, Director, Yamada Language Center, 1236 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 USA. Email queries welcome at: ylc at uoregon dot edu.
The University of Oregon is committed to a campus environment that is enriched and informed by the personal, cultural and intellectual differences of its students, faculty, staff and visitors. The UO is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disability Act.
Please see the full posting at: http://hr.uoregon.edu/jobs/unclassified.php?id=3456
Magoto, J. [LCTL-T] Jobs in various LCTLs at U of Oregon. LCTL-T listserv (LCTL-T@LISTS.UMN.EDU, 20 Jun 2011).