Visiting Instructor of Spanish
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Visiting Instructor of Spanish.Position Details
118 College Drive Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001 United States Division World Languages Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date June 23, 2023
Special Instructions to Applicants Candidates should submit...
Applications received by June 16, 2023 will be given first consideration. Unofficial transcripts will be requested of finalists prior to interviews. Official transcripts are required prior to extending an offer to the preferred candidate.
Job Summary The School of Social Science and Global Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track Visiting Instructor of Spanish for the 2023-2024 academic year. The School is seeking candidates with a background in Teaching Languages or Second Language Acquisition with a commitment to excellent teaching and at least 18 graduate hours in Spanish. The selected candidate may teach face-to-face and/or online courses. The School strongly values and encourages interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching and scholarship. Applicants who have experience teaching and mentoring in a university setting with a diverse student body are preferred.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Teach four courses per semester;
Hold regular office hours;
Attend faculty meetings as determined by Director of the School of Social Science and Global Studies and the Coordinator of the Spanish program;
Provide service in order to assist the functioning of the Program and School;
Assist in collecting assessment data as outlined by the Program Coordinator;
Perform other duties as assigned
Master's degree in Spanish, Teaching of Languages, or Second Language Acquisition (or related field) with at least 18 graduate hours of Spanish.
Master's Degree in Spanish, Teaching of Languages, or Second Language Acquisition (or related field) with a record of high-quality teaching and experience teaching and mentoring in a university setting with a diverse student body.
About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www. usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.