Part-time Faculty - Linguistics (French and Spanish) Fall 2021

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Portland, ME
  • Mar 28, 2021
Full time Languages & Literature

Job Description

Position Title: Part-time Faculty - Linguistics (French and Spanish) Fall 2021 Campus: Portland City, State: Portland, ME Department: Linguistics - PLIN Bargaining Unit: PATFA Salary Band/Wage Band: PATFA wage schedule Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine's Department of Linguistics is seeking applicants for the position of part-time instructor to teach one or both of the following courses, which we usually offer online/synchronous.

FRE 416: The Linguistic Structure of French
SPA 416: The Linguistics Structure of Spanish

The course descriptions are below:

FRE 416 The Linguistic Structure of French
This course focuses on where French fits into the typological classification of the world's languages. This course primarily covers morphological and syntactic typology, surveying the type of patterns that are found across languages of the world. Assignments will focus on the structure of French, with some comparison across French dialects and with other Romance languages. Prerequisites: FRE 301, LIN 312, LIN 313, and LIN 317. Offered spring. Cr 3.

SPA 416 The Linguistic Structure of Spanish
This course focuses on where Spanish fits in in the typological classification of the world's languages. This course primarily covers morphological and syntactic typology, surveying the type of patterns that are found across languages of the world. Assignments will focus on the structure of Spanish, with some comparison across Spanish dialects and with other Romance languages. Prerequisites: SPA 301, LIN 312, LIN 313, and LIN 317. Offered spring. Cr 3.

The Department of Linguistics is an undergraduate program within the College of Science, Technology and Health. Linguistics students can major in general linguistics or in a number of concentrations. We also offer several minors. Information on the programs (including descriptions of the courses that are prerequisites to FRE/SPA 416) is here: https://usm.maine.edu/linguistics/degrees

Part-time faculty members are paid on a credit hour basis based on prior college teaching experience. In addition, USM employees, have access to the library, Cigna Employee Assistance Plan, and fitness center(s) with their USM Card. USM also offers part-time faculty the opportunity for development frequently through our Center for Collaboration and Development (CCD), the chance to get an online teaching certification and training through CTEL, in addition to other developmental opportunities open to all staff throughout the year.

The USM community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Qualifications:

Master's or Ph.D. in Linguistics, research or course work in French/Spanish linguistics, fluency in French/Spanish, ability to teach linguistics in French/Spanish, and experience teaching linguistics courses at the undergraduate level.  Preferred: Experience teaching online.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted online via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application.  You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by May 16, 2021. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

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The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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