Lecturer in Spanish Language

Illinois, United States
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Type: Other Academic Appointee  

Division/School: COLLEGE  


Position Description:

The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures and the Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago are accepting applications for two full-time, one- year renewable Lecturer positions in Spanish language. Responsibilities will include teaching 7 courses per year across three quarters in addition to some administrative and/or coordinating duties. 

Superior level of proficiency in Spanish as defined by ACTFL is required. An M.A. or equivalent in linguistics, applied linguistics, translation, or second-language teaching or acquisition is required by the start date of the position. Teaching experience at the college or post-secondary level and experience in materials development are required. Ability to teach Spanish heritage language courses and/or Spanish for the professions courses is desirable. Knowledge of one or more Latin American dialects is desirable 

These appointments will start on 1 September 2019. These positions are contingent upon final budgetary approval. 

To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu , and select requisition # 03981. Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae, student teaching evaluations, a cover letter written in both English and in Spanish, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters will be solicited automatically by the Academic Career Opportunities application system. Short-listed candidates may be asked to provide a teaching video and examples of teaching materials. 

Application deadline is December 21, 2018. Only completed applications will be considered. 

The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.  

Additional Information or Requirements:


The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.  

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Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Evaluations  

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