Drew University is seeking an Adjunct Instructor in the Russian Program, which is housed in the Department of German, Russian, and Chinese. We are seeking an experienced teacher of Russian language to teach the first level course RUSSIAN 101: Fundamentals of Oral and Written Russian, using the Golosa I textbook. The class meets for three 65-minute periods per week each semester on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with the possibility of teaching the continuation course RUSSIAN 102 in the Spring 2020 semester.
Required Skills & Abilities:
The applicant should have native or near native proficiency in Russian and English. Experience teaching both beginning language learners and heritage students is desirable. The position requires working in coordination with the instructor teaching RUSSIAN 103: Russian Conversation, which is a required co-curricular course in the first year Russian Program. Applicants should have experience in teaching beginning language instruction at the high school or college level. An advanced degree in Russian at the MA, ABD, or PHD level is required.
To apply, submit the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin June 21, 2019, but candidates may apply until the position is filled.
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About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
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