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University of Kansas POOL - Lecturer in Lawrence, Kansas

18811BR

Job Title:

POOL - Lecturer

Department:

Spanish & Portuguese

Primary Campus:

University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

Job Description:

100% Teach one to four 3-hour or 5-hour courses at the 100-, 200-, 300-, or 400- levels.

  • Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be canceled.

  • Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.

  • Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. A minimum of three posted office hours each week is required. These office hours should be divided over at least two and preferably three different days. The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.

  • Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

  • Lecturers hired to teach Spanish 100- or 200- levels must complete SPAN 801.

Req ID (Ex: 10567BR) :

18811BR

Disclaimer:

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY

Conditions of Employment:

Limited Term

Contact Information to Applicants:

Rhonda Cook; rcook@ku.edu

Position Number:

tbd

Required Qualifications:

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:

To teach Spanish:

  1. M.A. in Spanish or related arts or humanities discipline OR two (2) or more years of distinguished teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of mastery in teaching at an accredited institution, as defined by peer evaluation, course evaluation, and/or letters of recommendation.

  2. Near native or native command of Spanish.

To teach Portuguese:

  1. M.A. in Portuguese or related arts or humanities discipline OR two (2) or more years of distinguished teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of mastery in teaching at an accredited institution, as defined by peer evaluation, course evaluation, and/or letters of recommendation.

  2. Near native or native command of Portuguese.

Employee Class:

F-Faculty

Advertised Salary Range:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

FTE:

Varies

Preferred Qualifications:

To teach Spanish:

For those hired to teach 100- or 200-level course(s):

  1. Previous experience teaching the course(s) of interest,

  2. Demonstrated excellence in teaching as evidenced in evaluations or letters of recommendation.

For those hired to teach 300-level or 400-level courses:

  1. Ph.D. or A.B.D.,

  2. Previous experience teaching the course(s) of interest.

  3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching as evidenced in evaluations or letters of recommendation.

To teach Portuguese:

For those hired to teach 100- or 200-level course(s):

  1. Previous experience teaching the course(s) of interest,

  2. Demonstrated excellence in teaching as evidenced in evaluations or letters of recommendation.

For those hired to teach 300- to 400-level courses:

  1. Ph.D. or A.B.D.

  2. Previous experience teaching the course(s) of interest.

  3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching as evidenced in evaluations or letters of recommendation.

Position Overview:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese seeks individuals qualified to teach part- to full-time classes in Spanish and individuals qualified to teach part- to full-time classes in Portuguese. The lecturer pool is renewed every year. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese accepts applications at any time, but normally makes appointments for Fall semesters in May and June and for Spring semesters in November and December. Increases in enrollment, resignations, and emergencies may create openings that are filled just before classes begin (August and January). All appointments are contingent upon staffing needs. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Reg/Temp:

Regular

Application Review Begins:

15-May-2021

Additional Candidate Instruction:

A complete electronic application will include a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter expressing interests and qualifications, and the names and contact information for three references. Please provide teaching evaluations if available. Additional information may be required of candidates.

Application deadline: Ongoing

Estimated start date: Fall Aug 18, 2021; Spring Jan 1, 2022

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