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Senior lecturer, Spanish second-language acquisition and pedagogy

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University seeks applications for a Senior Lecturer in the area of Spanish Second-Language Acquisition and Pedagogy. We seek a dynamic expert in post-secondary teacher education with specific expertise in Spanish second language acquisition methodologies and leadership development for face-to-face and asynchronous language programs. SILC’s graduate programs are increasing in size at a robust rate, and we seek a candidate who excels in teaching and teacher education to help advance the development of our graduate students as current and future educators at both the secondary and post-secondary levels. Furthermore, the successful candidate will contribute to the development and teaching of a newly established Masters in Language Teaching to help advance the School’s programs to national prominence. The senior lecturer will also contribute to our burgeoning PhD in Spanish linguistics and improve the use of digital technologies in in-person and online programs. They will be expected to teach lower, upper-division and graduate courses in the Spanish curriculum, online, in-person, and/or hybrid and hold office hours. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16–May 15). Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 2022.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD or EdD in second language acquisition, applied linguistics, foreign language education or a related field at the time of hire.
  • Minimum of 5 years of full-time, college-level teaching experience.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English.
  • Demonstrated expertise in teacher, curriculum and leadership development.

Desired qualifications:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in online pedagogy and TA supervision in Spanish language programs at the post-secondary level.
  • Familiarity with second-language acquisition digital learning platforms and technologies in various modalities.
  • Research focus or interest in teaching methodologies, applied linguistics, online teaching and learning or related area.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in college-level teaching, including Spanish hybrid and/or online courses.
  • Knowledge of the ACTFL proficiency scale for foreign languages and its application in language programs.
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

For related information about our Spanish program, please see https://silc.asu.edu/degrees/spanish and https://asuonline.asu.edu/online-degree-programs/undergraduate/bachelor-arts-spanish/.

Application instructions
To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/107288 submitting a complete dossier, which must consist of the following:

  1. Cover letter outlining how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Language teaching philosophy statement.
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
  5. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  6. Contact information for 3 references.

Applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Dr. Sara Beaudrie, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: sara.beaudrie@asu.edu. Initial application deadline is July 7, 2022; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed.

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Instructor, American Sign Language

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University seeks applications for the position of Instructor in the area of American Sign Language. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and/or upper-division American Sign Language courses at all levels (elementary through advanced level) in in-person, hybrid and asynchronous modalities; hold office hoursand work closely with the program coordinator to prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials and class assignments. This is an in-person, full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug. 16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. The anticipated start date is August 2022. 

The College values cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Minimum qualifications:

       MA in American Sign Language pedagogy, deaf studies, applied linguistics, linguistics or related field, by the time of appointment.

       Three years of experience in higher education teaching American Sign Language courses (elementary through advanced level) in-person, hybrid, asynchronously and evidence of effective teaching.

       Native/near-native proficiency in both American Sign Language and English.

       Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate ASL language courses that complement the School’s existing program. For related information, please see: https://silc.asu.edu/degree-programs/american-sign-language.

Desired qualifications:

       Demonstrated proficiency in online teaching and/or appropriate technologies in language instruction.

       Experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching American Sign Language.

       Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

Application instructions:

To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/107513 submitting a complete dossier that consists of the following:

  1. Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
  4. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  5. Contact information for 3 references.

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. A cover letter can be addressed to Hannah Cheloha, Search Committee Chair. The initial application deadline is July 10, 2022. If the position is not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed.

Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: Hannah.cheloha@asu.edu.

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 vaccination: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Instructor, Japanese

The School of International Letters & Cultures at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Instructor of Japanese. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and/or upper division Japanese language courses at all levels (elementary through advanced level) and work closely with the program coordinator to prepare syllabi, lectures, class materials, and class assignments. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug. 16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses.

Required qualifications:

  • MA in Japanese language pedagogy, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in both Japanese and English.

Desired qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in online teaching and/or appropriate technologies in language instruction.
  • Three years of experience in higher education teaching Japanese language courses and evidence of effective teaching.
  • Experience participating in study abroad programs.
  • Experience with ACTFL proficiency standards and proficiency-based approaches to teaching Japanese.
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and reaching out to diverse communities.

This is a paperless search — only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit the following electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/106520:

  • A letter of application.
  • Current curriculum vita.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
  • The names, positions and contact information of three references who may be contacted directly.

Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: William.Hedberg@asu.edu. Initial application deadline is June 19, 2022. If not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD401) is located on the ASU website at: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf

You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 vaccination: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Instructor, Italian studies

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University seeks applications for an instructor in the area of Italian studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach upper-division cultural courses in English in asynchronous, synchronous, and in person modes, hold office hours, and work closely with the program director and coordinators to update class materials and assignments.

We are especially interested in candidates with a background in film studies, food studies, environmental humanities, or sustainability studies.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16-May 15). A typical full-time course load is four classes per academic semester (usually a minimum of 140 students per semester). Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 2022.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.
Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Minimum qualifications:

  • M.A. in Italian studies, or related field, by time of appointment.
  • Three years of experience in higher education teaching cultural courses in English.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in English.

Desired qualifications:

  • PhD in Italian studies or related field by time of appointment.
  • Background in film studies, food studies, environmental humanities or sustainability studies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in appropriate current technologies in online instruction.
  • Experience with instructional design and development of online courses for higher education. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations.
  • Native or near native proficiency in Italian.
  • Evidence of effective online teaching.

Application instructions:
To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/102920 submitting complete dossier, which must consist of the following:

  1. Cover letter outlining how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Teaching philosophy statement.
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations).
  5. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  6. Contact information for 3 references.

Applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to
Dr. Chiara Dal Martello, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: chiara.dm@asu.edu. Initial application deadline is April 2, 2022; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed.

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by law.
(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 vaccination: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Instructor, Classics

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time Instructor in Classics. The successful candidate will teach online, in-person and/or hybrid undergraduate courses on topics such as language and literature in both ancient Greek and Latin; ancient Greek and Roman civilization; and classical and world mythology. They will hold office hours and work closely with the program director and coordinators to prepare class materials and assignments. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug.16–May 15). Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, the needs of the university and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2022.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Minimum qualifications:

  • MA in Classics or a related field, by time of appointment.
  • At least one year of experience in higher education teaching classical languages and cultures.

Desired qualifications:

  • PhD in Classics or related field by time of appointment.
  • Experience teaching online.
  • Experience teaching large enrollment courses.
  • Experience teaching lower-division classical language courses.
  • Experience supervising teaching assistants or graders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations.

Application instructions

Applicants should apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/101837. Please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter which outlines how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications and the candidate’s teaching philosophy.
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  4. Student evaluations from 2–3 relevant courses.

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Candidates who advance to the interview stage will be asked for two letters of recommendation which speak to their teaching ability. Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair at Britta.Ager@asu.edu. The initial application deadline is March 10, 2022. If not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed.

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online
at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Faculty associate, Dracula and vampire lore

The School of International Letters & Cultures at Arizona State University invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach online sections of an upper-division course, entitled Dracula and vampire lore. Faculty Associate positions are one semester appointments, part-time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications.

The successful candidate will be comfortable using online-specific learning, teaching and assessment tools (such as e-reader and interactive assessment platforms) and communication technologies, to prepare and deliver class materials, evaluate student work and hold online office hours to assist students for the 2021–22 academic year.

Anticipated start date is spring 2022 (session B).

Required qualifications
• Master’s degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment.
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness in related curriculum.
• Relevant post-secondary teaching experience.

Desired qualifications
• Terminal degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment.

• Experience teaching asynchronously.

• Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

Application procedure:
Candidates must submit application materials online at Interfolio
http://apply.interfolio.com/95371. Initial review of applications will begin January 1, 2022 and continue on the 15th and 30th in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. Only electronic materials will be accepted.

All applications must include the following:
• Cover letter of application.
• Current curriculum vitae.
• Recent teaching evaluations or a letter written by a supervisor confirming teaching evaluations.
• Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, and phone number).

Faculty Associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an annual basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply (applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment).

A background check is required prior to employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html
https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/


In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at 
https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Faculty associate, 2021–22 academic year

The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University (Tempe Campus) invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach lower-division courses online and/or on-campus, prepare class materials, evaluate student work, and hold office hours to assist students for the 2021-22 academic year in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Ancient Greek, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Faculty Associate positions are one semester appointments, part-time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications.

The anticipated start date is fall 2021, spring 2022 or summer 2022.

Required qualifications
• Master’s degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment
• Native/near-native fluency in the respective language
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness in related curriculum
• Relevant post-secondary teaching experience

Desired qualifications
• Terminal degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment
• Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

Application procedure:
Candidates must submit application materials online at Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/86951Initial review of applications will begin May 31, 2021 and continue on the 15th and 30th in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. Only electronic materials will be accepted. All applications must include the following:

  • Cover letter of application.
  • Current curriculum vitae.
  • Recent teaching evaluations or a letter written by a supervisor confirming teaching evaluations.
  • Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail and phone number).

Faculty associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an annual basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply (applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment).

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html
https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.