The Richard Stockton College, a Distinctive Public College in Southern New Jersey, is committed to the diversity of its administration, faculty, staff, and students. Its interdisciplinary academic offerings strengthen cultural sensitivity and promote cultural understanding throughout the institution and its surrounding communities. Internationalizing the curriculum through multilingual, collaborative efforts leads to improved communication and develops closer ties to the varied, neighboring industries in the region, particularly in the following fields: Allied Health Professions, Social Services, Education, Hospitality, as well as local, state and federal government agencies.
Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics/World Languages or an applicable field, equivalent teaching experience in language or pedagogy/acquisition methodologies or other internationalization specialties. Candidate must have solid experience mentoring other teachers and/or providing professional development to faculty.
All applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts education environment, one which focuses on integration, with expertise in language-related concerns; task-based language learning; and a willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues across the disciplines. Additional qualifications for this position include superior Level written and spoken multilingual communication skills, consistent with the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines; good interpersonal skills; organizational administrative skills; and ability to work well with colleagues and students of diverse backgrounds. Supervisory and coordinating experience will be considered a plus.
Preferred Professional Qualifications:
Preference will be given to multilingual candidates with a Ph. D in Applied Linguistics or similar advanced degree in a field related to internationalizing the curriculum, as well as documented success in faculty development; undergraduate teaching; curricular development and assessment; computer assisted instruction and/or instructional technology; TESOL, sociolinguistics, and second language acquisition; service learning; K-12 outreach/professional development . Specialization is open, and primary responsibilities focus on internationalizing instruction throughout the College, but preference will be given to candidates who can also teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the less commonly taught languages, linking them to other program disciplines.
Coordinating internationalization activities in collaboration with the Institute for Faculty Development and the Office of International Services at the College
Providing professional development to faculty members on internationalizing the curriculum
Disseminating the latest research and practices on internationalization
Serving as a guest lecturer or activity facilitator to model best practices for faculty
Assisting faculty members on internationalizing their own lessons, units, courses
Developing and implement an annual Summer Institute (to be held in May or June)
Facilitate a renewable, sustainable internationalization faculty leadership plan
Collaborate with the World Languages and other faculty leaders in internationalization efforts
Teach one course per term, including but not limited to Methods of Teaching World Languages,
Projected Start Date: January 2013
Apply : Email letters of application, along with C.V., teaching/professional development portfolio (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, student evaluations, samples of teaching materials, and any other relevant work), and three references with full contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Only complete applications will be reviewed. Official transcripts will be required of finalists.
Screening Begins : September 17, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action . Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager, at 609-652-4384.
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