Lecturer in Spanish
University of Chicago
United States


During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2023-24 academic year, the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures may have part-time teaching opportunities in various courses of the Spanish Language curriculum.


Minimum qualifications are superior proficiency in Spanish according to ACTFL guidelines and a master’s degree or equivalent in Hispanic linguistics or literature, second language pedagogy/acquisition, or a related field. Preference is given to applicants with a doctorate or equivalent.  At least one year of experience teaching Spanish at the college or post-secondary level is also required. Responsibilities will include preparing and teaching seminar-style language courses using a highly interactive communicative approach, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparing and grading of assignments and testing materials.


Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year. In 2023-24, the minimum per-course salary is $7,538. This position is not benefits eligible.


To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's Interfolio jobs board at https://apply.interfolio.com/126697


Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded.


In the event that a teaching opportunity becomes available, we will contact applicants with the appropriate academic training and experience. This posting will expire on March 31, 2024.


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


This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. Only complete applications will be considered.  


For further questions about this position, please contact Callie Manick, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, cpbrown@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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