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Drake University Adjunct, Spanish Instructor - 200052 in Des Moines, Iowa

Title: Adjunct, Spanish Instructor - 200052

Position Number: 200052

Unit/Department: World Languages & Culture

FTE: Part-time (Fall 2024 Semester)

Salary: $1200 per credit hour

Department Summary:

Drake University's Department of World Languages and Cultures, housed in the College of Arts & Sciences, provides opportunities to develop and enhance functional linguistic and cultural capabilities, fostering and nurturing communicative growth to prepare world citizens for the interconnected global community.

The Department supports cultural competencies and prepares students for meaningful academic, professional, and personal experiences in a variety of contexts.

To learn more about the Department, visit: https://www.drake.edu/wlc/ .

Job Summary:

The Department of World Languages & Cultures invites applications for adjunct instructors of Spanish to teach various levels of Spanish and/or medical Spanish courses.

The successful candidate will:

• Be able to teach courses of all levels of Spanish, plan and instruct curriculum, and ensure that students acquire essential skill sets and objectives stated in departmental course syllabi

• Provide meaningful and assessment-based instruction so students may be observed and evaluated

• Monitor student progress and keep grade records

• Communicate effectively with students, using appropriate technology to provide academic support

• Comply with Drake, College, and Department policies and procedures

• Maintain a positive and professional learning environment for all students

This appointment will begin on August 26, 2024. Instruction will be delivered in person from at Drake's campus. (We may consider online instruction for a strong candidate.)

Qualifications:

• Master's Degree and language teaching experience required.

• Must have native or near-native proficiency.

• Preferred candidates will have experience in teaching Medical Spanish and interpretation courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants will be asked to complete the online application through Drake's job board and provide: a resume/CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references.

Have Questions?

Questions about this positions or working in the Department can be directed to Dr. Chinatsu Sazawa, Chair, Department of World Languages & Cultures at chinatsu.sazawa@drake.edu .

Question about the application process, working at Drake, reasonable accommodations, benefits, or additional information about Drake or Des Moines, Iowa may be directed to Drake Human Resources. You can best reach us at jobs@drake.edu .

All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check, satisfactory reference checks, and proof of work authorization.

Review of Applications Begins:

Review of candidates will begin in immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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