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The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for part-time temporary and/or regular lecturer and/or online lecturer positions for the development and/or instruction of language courses.
Lecturers are untenured, non-tenure-track members of the faculty. Positions vary and are dependent upon the need, if any, each semester for development and/or instruction of course(s). Primary role is instruction with no obligations to perform research or service. The appointment dates will vary based on the type of lecturer appointment and the timeframe for the preparation and instruction of the online course(s).
Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in economics consistent with departmental instructional needs.
The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
This lecturer position to teach language classes in a less- commonly-taught indigenous Latin American language (preferably Quichua, Chorti Maya, Kiche Maya, Guarani, Tlapanec, or Bri Bri, though expertise in any indigenous language of Latin America will be considered). The position requires the lecturer to teach first and /or second year languages classes in small tutorial classes (<5 students) and /or to develop the classes into fully online offerings for future semesters.
100% - Regular Lecturer / Online Lecturer and/or Course Developer Duties:
Teach 1-2 small undergraduate courses per semester in first- and second-year language and culture, with independent tutorial courses to take the place of classes as necessary. Develop fully online language courses and course materials.
Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in c.v., and (3) information provided from professional references.
Contact Information to Applicants
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
320 Bailey Hall, 1440 Jayhawk Blvd
University of Kansas
Lawrence KS 66045
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2019, and will continue as class needs arise.
Application Review Begins
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Advertised Salary Range
$10,000 per semester for 2 fully-enrolled courses (min 12 students each) / $20,000 per academic year
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