Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in World Languages and Cultures (Italian 6) Italian Conversation

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7101583 (Ref.No. 3126609)
Posted: June 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 23, 2022
Deadline: Jun 06, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

The Department of World Languages and Cultures seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach:

Italian 006, Italian Conversation in Fall 2022

This course will be taught on the Moraga campus, in person, on Tuesdays from 1:30pm - 2:35pm during the 2022 Fall term.

Course Description:

Conversation on contemporary issues. Meets once a week. Recommended for minors in Italian Studies, students who know some Italian, and those who have studied in Italy.

Position Description

The World Languages and Cultures Department at Saint Mary's College of California invites applications to teach one quarter-credit 65-minute a week Italian Advanced Conversation course in the fall term, 2022.

Saint Mary's College is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for two references, sample course syllabi, and recent teaching evaluations. Candidates should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. Consideration of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

  • Candidates should hold either a BA along with a demonstrated record of professional and academic excellence or a combination of professional and academic experience. MA preferred.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate learners.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to engage in course and class preparation and grading on a daily basis, spend 1 (65 minute session) each week providing classroom instruction, and hold office hours by appointment. Candidates should also be comfortable in a small-classroom teaching environment with an interactive learning emphasis.

Candidates must reside in California.

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