Lecturer/Supervisor of Beginning Level Spanish





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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer and Supervisor of Beginning Spanish (alternate second semester, SPAN 1022) to begin Fall 2021.

The position entails the coordination of SPAN 1022 (an intensive, alternate second semester course), the continuous development and oversight of a technology-enhanced curriculum, and the supervision and mentoring of approximately fifteen Graduate Instructors, Teaching Specialists and Lecturers. The teaching load is four classes per year.


 Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Spanish, expertise in second language acquisition or teaching, and expertise in Latin American and Latinx cultures by the time of appointment. In addition, applicants must have a minimum of three years experience teaching Spanish at the university level.

Preferred qualifications:
●    familiarity with literacy-based approaches to language teaching,
●    familiarity with cultural analysis,
●    experience with online foreign language instruction,
●    coordination experience or experience mentoring new teachers, and
●    ACTFL OPI training or certification.

Cómo solicitar 

Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and current curriculum vitae.

Additionally, submit a Statement of Teaching Philosophy by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and upload the document in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. 

Finally, submit three letters of reference to Angie Rehn - senk0002@umn.edu

Review of applications will begin on May 6, 2021; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Mandy Menke (menkem@umn.edu), Chair of the Search Committee.

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