Lecturer in Spanish

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Lecturer in Spanish
Department Name 12210-Hispanic Languages & Literatures
Position Number 0080032
Position Details

The Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures is seeking a PhD in Hispanic literature to fill a non-tenure stream appointment as Lecturer. Pending budgetary approval, the position will begin in Fall 2018, with the possibility of obtaining successive three-year contracts. The successful candidate will be able to provide leadership in the articulation and supervision of the undergraduate Spanish major and Portuguese minor, and coordinate long-range planning of undergraduate course offerings of both lower and upper level courses. She or he will be involved in the study abroad program, in the advising of Spanish majors and minors and teach undergraduate mid- and advanced-level content courses in the literature and culture of Spain and Latin America. The teaching load is six courses per year, with two teaching reductions (one in each semester) for advising duties. Native
to near native fluency in Spanish and in English is required. Excellence in teaching, research activity pertinent to innovation in undergraduate teaching, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education in general are expected.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, sample course syllabi and teaching evaluations to the Hispanic Search Committee at the link https://account.interfolio.com/login?apply=46188.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
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Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 11/06/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/06/2018
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