Instructor I – Linguistics and Language Studies (Spanish) Carleton University’s School of Linguistics and Language Studies Canada

Instructor I – Linguistics and Language Studies (Spanish)


Field of Specialization: Spanish

Academic Unit: Linguistics and Language Studies

Category of Appointment: One-year Term

Rank/Position Title: Instructor I

Start Date: July 1, 2019

Closing Date: April 15, 2019

About the Position:

Carleton University’s School of Linguistics and Language Studies invites applications for a one-year term positions in Spanish Language (SPAN) instruction at the level of Instructor I, commencing July 1, 2019.


About the Academic Unit:

The School’s Spanish program is housed in a unit representing a rich diversity of perspectives on language, with degree programs in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies, as well as courses, minors or certificates in ASL, Arabic, Mandarin, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Russian, and Communication Courses for Disciplines and Professions and English as a Second Language. Detailed information on the School can be found at Information about the program can be found at



Applicants should have native or native-like fluency in Spanish, an M.A. or equivalent in Applied Linguistics with a specialization in second or foreign language teaching, and a professional commitment to a career in teaching Spanish as a foreign language at the university level. Duties will include teaching intensive and semi-intensive introductory credit courses in Spanish and advanced courses in Spanish, as well as participating in the on-going development of curriculum and of teaching and testing materials. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Spanish to a culturally diverse student body.


Application Instructions:

Applications should be submitted in one single PDF file to the attention of Jaffer Sheyholislami, Acting Director of SLaLS, at Please indicate “Spanish” in the subject line of your application. Letters of application should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae as well as a concise dossier that includes a statement of teaching and written evidence of teaching effectiveness.


Three letters of reference should also be sent to the attention of Jaffer Sheyholislami at The deadline for the application is April 15, 2019.


Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.


About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students, 900 academic faculty, and 1,100 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.


Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit


Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.


Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

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