Visiting Lecturer

11/05/2021 | TRAD
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Universitat Jaume I

Department of Translation and Communication

 

The Department of Translation and Communication of Universitat Jaume I is looking to appoint a full-time Visiting Lecturer in the area of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), as of September 2021.

 

Position type

Visiting Lecturer

 

Employer

Universitat Jaume I, Castellón

www.uji.es

 

Location details

Castellón de la Plana, Spain

Castellón de la Plana is located just 40 miles north of Valencia, on the eastern Mediterranean coast of Spain

 

Language

English

 

Fields

English as a Foreign Language (EFL), including the following sub-fields:

  • Language teaching and learning
  • Digital technologies for EFL teaching and learning

 

Department

Department of Translation & Communication

 

Degree programme

Undergraduate degree in Translation & Interpreting

 

Tenure Status

  • Non-tenure
  • One-year appointment
  • Possibility of annual renewal for up to two further years, subject to satisfactory performance
  • Candidates with an appropriate academic CV (including research) may be able to move on to a tenure-track position

 

Gross Salary

€33,192 p.a.

 

Start date

September 2021

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • teach up to 32 ECTS (320 hours per academic year); 24 ECTS (240 hours per academic year)*
  • design, coordinate, teach and assess English language modules (aimed at levels B2/C1 of the CEFR), drawing on the latest developments in Foreign Language Pedagogy as well as taking into account course requirements and student learning outcomes.
  • supervise undergraduate dissertations.
  • serve as academic advisor to students.
  • maintain a minimum of three office hours per week
  • make effective use of technology to enhance classroom learning.
  • attend regular Departmental meetings.
  • facilitate extra-curricular multilingual and multicultural activities, including the development of virtual language exchanges and similar initiatives.
  • engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence and quality standards.

 

* Candidates with a PhD in hand will be granted a reduction in teaching load to enable them to pursue research

 

Required qualifications:

The successful candidate must have:

  • native or near-native linguistic ability in English.
  • experience in teaching English or a closely related discipline.
  • outstanding teaching skills.
  • substantial experience in curriculum design, review and development.
  • a university degree in an area related to language.

 

Preferred qualifications:

Ideally, candidates should have:

  • experience in teaching English or a closely related discipline at undergraduate level in a higher education institution.
  • a Master’s degree in TESOL, CELTA, and/or experience teaching English to foreign learners.
  • a knowledge of Spanish/Catalan.

 

Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are welcome:

1) Foreign Language Education

2) Translation & Interpreting

3) Computer Assisted Language Learning

4) World Englishes

5) Sociolinguistics

 

Application details

To apply, please fill in the following form enclosing a cover letter and a curriculum vitae.

Applicants selected for an online interview will be contacted shortly after the application deadline.

 

Closing date

The deadline for applications is 30 June 2021; late applications will not be considered.

 

Enquiries

For informal enquiries about the position please contact webtrad@uji.es .

Informació proporcionada per: Departament de Traducció i Comunicació