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School of International Letters and Cultures openings

Faculty associate, 2023–24 academic year

The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University's Tempe Campus invites applications for faculty associates 

to teach lower and upper division language and content courses as needed by the individual programs in synchronous and asynchronous modes, plan lessons, prepare class materials, evaluate student work, and hold office hours to assist students for the 2023–24 academic year. We encourage applications for the following languages and related cultures: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Ancient Greek, Ancient Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

These positions are one semester appointments, part-time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications. A typical course load is one to two classes per semester.

Anticipated start date is fall 2023, spring 2024 and summer 2024.

Required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment
  • Native/near-native fluency in the respective language
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness in related curriculum
  • Relevant post-secondary teaching experience

Desired qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in appropriate discipline by time of appointment
  • Commitment to working with diverse faculty, staff, students and communities, and to advancing the ASU Charter.  

Application procedure:
Only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit the following to Interfolio:

  • Cover letter of application. 
  • Current curriculum vitae (CV). 
  • A summary of recent teaching evaluations or a letter written by a supervisor confirming teaching evaluations. 
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy. Unofficial graduate transcripts. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number).

Initial review of applications will begin July 17, 2023 and continue on a weekly basis in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. Faculty associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an annual basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply — applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.


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Instructional specialist PRN (Spanish)

Please visit the job listing on the ASU careers website by clicking on the applicable link below for more details and to apply.

External applicants, search job number 94161BR.
Internal applicants, search job number 94161BR.

Instructional Specialists form a part of the collaborative teaching structure. Their primary role is to provide students with feedback on a wide variety of assessments and to aid the instructor of record in various activities related to student language acquisition.

The successful candidate will assist faculty in section classes with raised enrollment and will be expected to grade writing assignments in a timely manner (within 72 hours), maintain communication with the instructor, provide specific and timely feedback to students, participate in the collaborative teaching structure of the course, complete all mandatory trainings, take part in the feedback loop to improve courses, and attend all required meetings.

Close date: Aug. 15, 2023 is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed every two weeks until the search is closed.