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  • 22 Jun 2021 4:26 PM | COFLT (Administrator)

    Instructor in Chinese.  

    The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Pacific University (Forest Grove, Oregon) invites applications for a part-time position to teach three courses with light departmental duties during the 2021-2022 academic year (August 30, 2021 – May 17, 2022):

    Fall 2021:  

    CHIN 201: Intermediate Chinese I (4 credits).  Class meets in-person, MWF 10:30-11:35 am

    Spring 2022: 

    CHIN 202: Intermediate Chinese II (4 credits). Class meets in-person, MWF 10:30-11:35 am

    CHIN 301: Communicating in Chinese (4 credits). Class meets in-person, MWF 11:45-12:50 pm.

    Please see the university’s course catalog for the descriptions of the above courses.

    Master’s or PhD in related field required, as well as evidence of excellence in teaching. Native or near-native fluency in Chinese required. Salary will be commensurate with student enrollments.

    Pacific University is a private liberal arts university of approximately 1600 undergraduates and 1700 graduate students. Pacific is located in beautiful Forest Grove, OR, which is 25 miles from Portland, an exciting, progressive, and culturally diverse urban area.

    The World Languages and Literatures Department and Pacific University are committed to a vibrant and diverse campus community. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification upon hire.

    Application review will begin immediately until position is filled. Submit letter of interested and CV with references and teaching evaluations to humanities@pacificu.edu

  • 30 May 2021 6:03 AM | Sally (Administrator)

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    *Teach Japanese second year courses and Japanese culture courses at the Corvallis campus.

    *The position will begin in the fall term, 2021.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    *M.A. in Japanese, foreign language pedagogy, or in a related field from a college or university of recognized standing.

    *High-level of proficiency in Japanese and English.

    *Teaching experience at the college level.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    *Experience with JSL (Japanese: the Spoken Language).

    *Familiarity with Canvas (the learning platform).

    Other:

    *The candidate must participate in training to learn how to manage the course including lab sessions.

    If you are interested in applying for the position, please access the Japanese instructor position at OSU to upload your CV and three references:

    https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/100885  

    If you have any questions, please contact Etsuko Sisley (etsuko.sisley@oregonstate.edu).


  • 21 May 2021 11:26 AM | Stephanie (Administrator)

    The University of Oregon’s East Asian Languages and Literatures Department invites applicants for temporary, part to full-time, limited duration teaching appointments with a potential for renewal in its Korean language program. Successful applicants will have at least an M.A. degree in Korean or a related field, experience teaching Korean at the university level, and native or near-native fluency in both Korean and English. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach effectively both independently and in a team environment at a variety of levels (beginning to advanced). Preference will be given to candidates with experience in implementing classroom technology and using content-based teaching methodologies. Complete applications will be reviewed as needs arise with the potential for Fall 2021 openings. Please see http://hr.uoregon.edu/jobs for the complete position announcement and application instructions. UO is an EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity.

  • 18 May 2021 9:34 AM | Stephanie (Administrator)

    The University of Oregon’s East Asian Languages and Literatures Department invites applicants for temporary, part to full-time, limited-duration teaching appointments with a potential for renewal in its Japanese language program.  Successful applicants will have at least an M.A. degree in Japanese or a related field, experience teaching Japanese at the university level, and native or near-native fluency in both Japanese and English. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach effectively both independently and in a team environment at a variety of levels (beginning to advanced). Preference will be given to candidates with experience in implementing classroom technology and using content-based teaching methodologies. Complete applications will be reviewed as needs arise with the potential for Fall 2021 openings.

    Please see  http://hr.uoregon.edu/jobs  for the complete position announcement and application instructions.  UO is an EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity.



  • 03 May 2021 11:45 AM | Stephanie (Administrator)

    Marist Catholic High is looking for a French High School Teacher. The position is .6 FTE with benefits. The classes would be French I, French II, and French III/IV. Here is the link with the job description and application:

    https://www.marisths.org/french-teacher.html


    For questions, contact Ryan Baker: rbaker@marisths.org


  • 23 Apr 2021 3:19 PM | COFLT (Administrator)

    The French American International School seeks a part time French Teacher for its middle school for 2021-22 academic year. The French teachers' primary role is to support the mission of the School by planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment to encourage students to develop and fulfill their personal potential. 

    The Middle School is an IB accredited school, recognized by l'AEFE and belongs to the MLF network. It has 220 students and 25 teachers. It includes a large French department (50% of enrolled students) as well as English, German, Spanish and Mandarin departments.

    The successful candidate will be a native speaker of French. Additional qualifications include the following: a strong commitment to teamwork, excellent communication skills, dynamic teacher style and a positive attitude toward educating young children. MYP training is an asset. 

    Minimum Requirements: Bachelor of Arts Degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in French Language Education - French; experience teaching French as a second language; training in delivering French certifications (DELF and DALF) a plus. Certification to teach French as a second language preferred; and moderate-level fluency in written and spoken English to communicate with staff and parents. Must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States. 

    Compensation: Faculty salary scale based on years' of teaching experience and education. 

    Application Process: Interested parties should complete the FAIS employment application, along with a resume and cover letter and submit to humanresouresources@faispdx.org.

    Position will remain open until filled.

    Due to the volume of applications received, only those candidates invited to continue in the evaluation process will be contacted. 

    No phone calls please.

    The French American International School does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, race, creed, color, disability, uniformed service or veteran status, national or ethnic origin or other legally protected status in administration of its education policies, athletics or other school-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices. 

  • 05 Jan 2021 9:56 AM | COFLT (Administrator)

    POSITION FILLED. Assistant Professor of Spanish with an extended-term appointment – Pacific University

    The Pacific University Department of World Languages and Literatures invites applications for a full-time, extended-term position in our undergraduate Spanish program, to begin in the fall of 2021. Appointment is anticipated at the Assistant Professor level. The Department of World Languages and Literatures and Pacific University are committed to a vibrant and diverse campus community. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. 

    Description: The full-time, extended-term Assistant Professor would primarily teach 100 and 200 level Spanish courses, as well as take a leadership role in the lower-division Spanish language program. Leadership would include a variety of tasks, such as (but not limited to): organizing placement and proficiency tests, and coordinating and evaluating the lower division Spanish program. Candidates should possess a record of innovative teaching practices and incorporating technology in active learning environments.

    A spirit of initiative and collaboration are especially desired for this position. The successful candidate will be committed to inclusive teaching, advising students, professional activity, and service in an undergraduate, liberal arts setting.

    Teaching load of 24 credits per academic year.

    Pacific University is a private liberal arts university of approximately 1800 undergraduates and 2100 graduate students. Pacific is located in beautiful Forest Grove, OR, which is 25 miles from Portland, an exciting, progressive and culturally diverse urban area. Campus is a short drive from the Oregon Coast, and the surrounding area offers rich opportunities for outdoor recreation.

    Required:

    • Proof of success in having taught a variety of Spanish language courses
    • Demonstrated potential for leadership in language teaching
    • Vision for innovation in language teaching (technology, new pedagogies, etc.)
    • M.A. or Ph.D. in Spanish by the start date (or in a closely related field, such as: Second Language Acquisition, Heritage Language Pedagogy, Translation Studies, Bilingualism and/or Applied Linguistics)
    • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
    • Fluency in English for administrative purposes

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of reference. We encourage applicants to submit evidence of recent professional activity as well. Please send your materials to Spanish Program Search Committee (humanities@pacificu.edu). We accept only electronic submissions, PDF preferred.

    Review of applications will begin Monday, February 8, 2021, and the position will remain open until it is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Marcus Welsh, Chair of Search Committee, Associate Professor of Spanish, Dept. of World Languages and Literatures: humanities@pacificu.edu.

  • 19 Oct 2020 4:20 PM | COFLT (Administrator)


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    Apply Now to the FY 2021 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program!

    Deadline: Dec. 18, 2020

    2019 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad in the Czech Republic and Uruguay

    The Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program (SA) provides U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities with opportunities to participate in short-term seminars abroad to improve their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries. In 2021, summer seminars will be offered in Iceland, Morocco, and Mexico.   

    Each thematic seminar features educational lectures and interactive, cultural activities specifically designed for elementary, secondary, and postsecondary educators, including visits to local schools and organizations and meetings with education administrators, government officials, policymakers, teachers, and students. Participants draw on their experiences during the program to create new or to enhance cross-cultural curricula for use in their U.S. classrooms and school systems.

    Sixteen educators participate in each seminar. The SA program covers airfare, room and board, and program costs. Teacher participants are responsible for a cost-share of $650.

    Please note that seminar dates could be postponed until the summer of 2022 due to international travel restrictions that may be enacted in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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    The FY 2021 Seminars Abroad application is now available on the G5 website at www.g5.gov.

    If you are a new user, click “Sign Up” on the G5 home page. Once you have successfully registered and your access is activated, click “Package Submission” under Grant Setup. Following the steps provided, complete and upload the required forms and files. See the application package for more detailed instructions.

    The application deadline is Dec. 18, 2020.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

    • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
    • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Have at least three years of full-time teaching or administrative experience by the departure date from the United States.
    • Be currently employed full-time in a U.S. school, institution of higher education, local educational agency, state educational agency, library, or museum as a teacher, curriculum developer, librarian, or administrator.
    • Be an educator in the arts, humanities, or social sciences (this requirement does not apply to administrators).
    • Employed at the level of the seminar for which you are applying.
    • Be physically and psychologically fit to participate in the program.
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    In order for the webinar to best serve the needs of all applicants, please submit any questions regarding the competition and application in advance to seminarsabroad@ed.gov to ensure that they are addressed during the session.

    The webinar will be pre-recorded and posted on IFLE’s YouTube channel. A link to the recording will also be posted on the Applicant Information page of the Seminars Abroad website. Check the website over the coming weeks for updates. 

    If you have questions about the program or application in the meantime, please send them by email to seminarsabroad@ed.gov.

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    Drawing on a Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Experience, Professor Encourages Global Citizenship in Clemson Students

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    This article was edited and adapted from an article on Clemson University's Newstand website by Michael Staton.

    Beatrice Bailey, professor of social studies education in Clemson’s College of Education, participated in the 2018 Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program that focused on exploring contemporary U.S.-Poland relations.

    After traveling abroad with the Seminars Abroad program, participants return to their home institutions and share their broadened knowledge and experiences with students and colleagues in the U.S. According to Bailey, the true beneficiaries of her experience abroad were her Clemson students, especially undergraduate students in her “Principles of American Education” course. Bailey stated, “I’m charging each student to design a model K-12 Global Citizenship Education activity for a discipline of their choice and grade level that focuses on U.S.-Poland relations. As future educators, they can help students become ‘world changers’ in any discipline or grade level as they encourage these types of activities.”

    During her time in Poland, Bailey met ambassadors and experts on international relations, traveled to see historical sites and modern communities, and took part in discussions and cultural events designed to connect specialists from different academic disciplines. Bailey gained insights into the U.S.-Poland relationship and noted the particular affinity between the two countries and their people. “Before this trip, I couldn’t have imagined the kinds of connections we have and could have with Poland, from the wide variety of multinational corporations and think tanks to the international film industry evolving within Poland’s borders. The trip reinforced my belief in Clemson and our entire nation’s need to focus more fully on education from kindergarten to postgraduate work that emphasizes global citizenship.”

    Bailey drew upon her Fulbright-Hays experience to develop a curriculum for her students at Clemson. As part of the curriculum, Bailey required her Clemson education students to write letters to Clemson alumna Nicki Haley, who was serving as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (U.N.) at the time, to share ideas for ways that K-12 students in Poland and the U.S. could work together to address U.N. development goals. Students posted their U.S.-Poland curricular designs on a blog that current and future teachers could use in their own classrooms. “The ideal student in South Carolina and at Clemson is one who is prepared for global citizenship,” Bailey said. “Through our curriculum simulation and correspondence with U.N. Ambassador Haley, we’re showing how any teacher can begin to design ways to encourage global citizenship within their discipline and grade level.”

    Bailey’s experience in the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program has been personally enriching as well. “I have remained in touch with several colleagues from that experience,” Bailey noted, and described her overall experience in Poland as “terrific.”

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  • 06 Sep 2020 9:51 AM | COFLT (Administrator)

    COFLT is sending ten (10) members to ACTFL this year for free!

    Have you ever wished you could go to ACTFL's convention, the must-attend-language education event of the year? Do you wish to hear fabulous keynotes, connect with other fellow world language educators, and learn from thousands of innovative presenters? Now is your chance!

    ACTFL 2020 is going virtual this year and given our fall bi-state conference postponement, COFLT wants to give the ten lucky winners an opportunity to continue their professional growth and development to share with their students and colleagues. 

    COFLT will conduct the random drawing of current members on September 10, 2020.

    The ten winners will be invited to share their experience in the form of a short video, blog post, roundtable, or any other creative venue. 

    Please note that to receive this scholarship you must be a current member. If your membership is not renewed by September 10th, you will not be eligible for the $230 conference value (early bird registration conference fee and basic year membership). Further instructions will be sent to those selected. 

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