Adjunct Faculty for Beginning Spanish at Nebraska Wesleyan University (Omaha)
Status

Nebraska Wesleyan University is seeking applicants to fill an adjunct teaching position in Omaha for the upcoming semesters (beginning Spring 2020: January 13 - March 6). This position is for our beginning Spanish course for adults, an 8-week hybrid course that meets once a week in the evening, Applicants will be considered who are able to teach beginning Spanish and Latino American cultures. This is a coordinated course. Currently, the department has a need for 1 section of the course each semester in Omaha, NE.  

 

Course Description:

SPAN 1030 Exploring Latino Language & Cultures (3 hours)

In this course, students will be introduced to the historical background necessary to understand the contemporary Latino population in the United States and learn basic phrasal Spanish (e.g. greetings, hospitality, phone etiquette) to retrieve and exchange essential information with Spanish-speaking Latinos whom students may encounter in their professional lives. Students will learn to be sensitive to the communication needs of others and understand how to improve their intercultural communicative competence.

Department
Modern Languages
Qualifications
  • At least a Master’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Advanced proficiency in English and Spanish
  • One to three years of teaching experience is preferred
  • Background check and official transcripts needed post job offer, pre-employment
Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength.  Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their letter of interest.

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE. 

How to Apply

Applicants should submit the following materials: a letter of interest that outlines experience teaching and how the applicant aligns with NWU’s commitment to diversity; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy including a discussion of innovative teaching strategies; and the names and contact information for three professional references.  You may provide all application materials at the following URL: https://nebrwesleyan.applicantpro.com/jobs/    Review of applications will begin immediately.