Adjunct Faculty, Modern Languages and Literature

Gonzaga University

United States

July 9, 2021

Description

Posting Details Proposed Rank/Hiring Title Adjunct Faculty, Modern Languages and Literature

Department Modern Languages Proposed Hiring Contract Type Adjunct Non-Tenure Track End Date Appointment Percent 50% or less (two 3-credit courses) Months per Year 4.5 Months Job Summary

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, is seeking an instructor to teach elementary Italian language and culture courses using a communicative approach. The successful candidate will have the enthusiasm, classroom presence and skills to engage students in their language learning and should be committed to pursuing excellence in teaching and promoting an inclusive learning environment. The successful candidate will be fully responsible for course planning, delivering class sessions, creating and collecting assignments, submitting grades, and be available to students for office hours for one hour per week per course. The Modern Languages and Literature Department is committed to building an intellectually vibrant and culturally inclusive community for our students, faculty, and staff.

Gonzaga University is located in Spokane, Washington, on the ancestral homelands of the Spokane Tribe of Indians. The second largest city in Washington state, Spokane boasts a vibrant art community and a range of exciting restaurants, with several ski resorts and other outdoor recreational areas within driving distance. Gonzaga University is ranked in the top 100 National Universities by U.S. News and World Report.

For information about our Mission, please visit: https: // www. gonzaga.edu/about/our-mission-jesuit-values/mission-statement.

Essential Functions Minimum Qualifications

• MA, ABD, or PhD in Italian or related field. • Experience teaching language and culture in a classroom setting. • Advanced proficiency in Italian and English language.

Desired Qualifications

• Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including the ability to effectively respond to the academic needs of learners from diverse backgrounds. • Experience using classroom strategies and pedagogies to advance equity and inclusion. • Experience teaching North American students in an undergraduate classroom setting.

Open Date 06/08/2021

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Application Review Begins on Hiring Salary DOE Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please visit our website at www. gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit 1) a cover letter that includes a one-page statement detailing your experience of teaching effectiveness including responding to the academic needs of learners from diverse communities, 2) a curriculum vitae that contains the contact information for two professional references who can attest to teaching effectiveness within a confidential letter of recommendation (to be solicited when finalists are selected), and 3) samples of student evaluations (if available). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position can be directed to modernlanguages@gonzaga.edu. For assistance with your online application, please call the Human Resources department at 509-313-5996.

EEO Statement

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

Clery Statement

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The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Gonzaga University. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the law enforcement authority of Campus Security, policies concerning the reporting of any crimes which occurred on the campus (and other specified locations), other security and safety-related policies, as well as the crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be found in the Campus Safety and Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report. The Gonzaga-In-Florence Safety & Security Guide is also available.

A copy of the report can be found online at www. Gonzaga.edu/Clery. A paper copy of the Campus Safety & Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report or the Gonzaga-In-Florence Safety & Security Guide may be obtained by contacting the Student Development Office on main campus, College Hall 120. The Florence Guide may also be obtained on the Florence campus in room 105.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Samples of student evaluations (if available)
  • A cover letter that includes a one-page statement detailing your experience of teaching effectiveness including responding to the academic needs of learners from diverse communities
  • A curriculum vitae that contains the contact information for two professional references who can attest to teaching effectiveness within a confidential letter of recommendation
  • Optional Documents

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