Less Commonly Taught Languages Ast Instructor/Instructor/Ast Professor Pool
The Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL) and the African Languages (AFR) Programs at Michigan State University are currently establishing a pool of fixed term instructors. These positions will be filled per course/per semester, on an as-needed basis. Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the department has an immediate need to fill a vacancy.
Working closely with the LCTL or AFR coordinators to teach in the LCTL or ALP,
Attending training meetings and biweekly progress meetings.
Instructors will also be evaluated by the LCTL or AFR Teaching Coordinator.
The College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members, results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.
The Department has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College of Arts and Letters’ distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Native or near-native literate speaker of a Less Commonly Taught Language, including, but not limited to: Bambara, Finnish, Haitian-Creole, Igbo, Indonesian, Ojibwe, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Twi, Xhosa, Vietnamese, Wolof, Yoruba, Zulu
Master’s degree or PhD
Required Application Materials
Qualified applicants should submit:
Current curriculum vitae or resume
Summary of your experience with any formal or informal teaching
Email addresses of three potential referees who will only be contacted if the department requests
Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu/
Review of applications will be on-going.
For more information, contact Chair of the Search Committee, Ms. Danielle Steider, LCTL Coordinator, Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages, firstname.lastname@example.org, 5 17-355-5105.
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