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Lecturer in Spanish Language

Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: ARTS & SOC SC, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Centre for Language Studies
National University of Singapore
Starting Jan 2023

The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for a 

Lecturer in Spanish Language on the Educator Track Scheme

The purpose of the Educator Track Scheme is to attract, nurture, and retain suitably qualified and highly effective faculty members who approach teaching as a scholarly practice, and who therefore focus on and are passionate about excellence in teaching as a means of supporting student learning. The initial appointment will be made on a 2- or 3-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement, with a career progression path for promotion (Lecturer > Senior Lecturer > Associate Professor (Educator Track) > Professor).

Applicants for the position should minimally possess a M.A. in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, preferably with an official DELE examiner certification, at least three years of experience in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language preferably at the tertiary level and the development of Spanish language curriculum at any level, and demonstrate proficiency in the use of IT in teaching.

The appointee’s duties will include teaching, curriculum development, module coordination as well as administrative duties. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation, leave, medical and housing benefits are provided in accordance with the applicable NUS regulations. Applicants may contact the Centre if they have any queries.

Applications should include the following: 1. A brief cover letter in English and Spanish) highlighting the applicant’s major accomplishments in teaching; 2. A complete curriculum vitae (including the contact information of at least two academic referees and a copy of relevant educational certs, transcripts and DELE examiner certification, if applicable); 3. A teaching philosophy statement (2000 words max.) in English and Spanish providing the applicant’s reflection on his/her educational approach; 4. Recent official student evaluations; 5. A representative sample of self-developed lesson plans and materials; 6. A link to a short video demonstrating an original teaching innovation and its impact as a resource for wider adoption.

Please submit your application materials in a single PDF file.

The closing date for applications is 30 September 2022

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by end-September.

Depending on the candidate's availability, commencement in November 2022 is possible.

Spanish Language Lecturer Search Committee
Centre for Language Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
Tel: 6516-6346, Email: clssec@nus.edu.sg 

For information on the Centre for Language Studies, visit https://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cls 

Qualifications

Applicants for the position should minimally possess a M.A. in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, preferably with an official DELE examiner certification, at least three years of experience in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language preferably at the tertiary level and the development of Spanish language curriculum at any level, and demonstrate proficiency in the use of IT in teaching.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: [[Block AS4, #02-05, 9 Arts Link, Singapore 117570]]

Organization: [[National University of Singapore]]

Department : [[Centre for Language Studies]]

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 17098