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Faculty Part-time for Khmer - World Languages and Cultures

Company: UMass Lowell
Location: Lowell
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

General Summary of Position:
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks a part-time Adjunct Instructor to teach Khmer language and culture. The successful candidate will be expected to begin work on September 1, 2022.
Under the guidance of the Chair of the department, the ideal candidate will enhance the student's learning experience by integrating a variety of methods and strategies into the teaching process and maintaining a student learning-centered environment. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. The Department of World Languages and Cultures seeks candidates who can contribute to that goal. Instructors will be expected to attend a scheduled orientation in August.
Lowell, MA, is home to the second-largest Cambodian American population in the United States. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), a minority-serving higher education institution, and is in the process of establishing an Asian American Center for Engagement and Excellence (AACEE) focused on student success. The successful candidate for this position would be welcome to become involved in campus and community activities.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • M.A. degree or above in Khmer language and culture or related field in hand
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Khmer and English required
  • Extensive teaching experience at the college level in lower-division courses using communicative approach in the classroom

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
    This is a part-time, non-benefited, Union of Adjunct Faculty, Local 1596, UAW position.
    Please include a current CV, cover letter and teaching philosophy with your application. Names and contact information for three references will be required at the time of application. References will be contacted for a letter of reference immediately after application submission. References will be required to upload recommendation letters to our on-line portal; neither emailed nor hard-copy letters will be accepted. *Three letters of reference are required.

    The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
    for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual
    orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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