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Salary commensurate with education and experience.
The Marist College Department of Modern Languages and Cultures seeks candidates for the position of Lecturer of Spanish to begin in Fall 2022.
This position is part of a cluster hire and we will welcome four new faculty members as part of the Africana Studies and Latinx & Latin American Studies clusters. These new faculty members will join faculty in the departments of English, history, modern languages and cultures, and political science who focus on Africana Studies and Latinx & Latin American Studies. The position is also part of a major college-wide hiring initiative with the goal of creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.
Primary responsibilities include undergraduate instruction in language, culture, and literature, as well as directing undergraduate research, recruiting majors/minors and coordinating language teaching curriculum with part time instructors.
Other responsibilities include contributing to the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures mission and assessment.
The expected course load for our faculty is 24 credits; typically distributed as a 4:4 course load.
Applicants should have an active research agenda and will be responsible for advisement of students and participation in departmental and college-wide service activities.
Requirements for the position include an earned doctorate in Spanish or a related field from an accredited university. In particular, we seek faculty with expertise in second language acquisition, heritage speaker pedagogy, as well as culture and literature with a strong interest in Latinx literature and the culture of Hispanics in the US. The candidate should have proven ability to integrate technology into instruction and be open to a variety of course delivery methods (e.g. online or hybrid). The ability to teach courses in French, Italian, or another language offered by the department is preferred. Candidates with an expertise or interest in service learning pedagogy are especially welcome. Candidates must demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing Marist's commitment to achieving academic excellence and diversity.
Required Application Documents:
Cover letter, resume, & contact information for three professional references.