Amherst, Massachusetts
May 18, 2017
Lecturer in Spanish Linguistics
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Spanish and Portuguese Program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a non-tenure track, lecturer position in Spanish linguistics to begin September 1, 2017. Salary is competitive and commensurate with teaching experience and qualifications.  Initial appointment is for one year with possibility of renewal.

Duties include teaching courses in Spanish linguistics, preparing and delivering courses in Spanish for the Professions (Spanish for Business, Nursing, Journalism, Tourism, etc.), advising students, and service to the department and the university. Priority will be given to candidates that specialize in areas of Spanish linguistics covered by our program. For additional information, please visit: www.umass.edu/spanport/.

Native or near native fluency in Spanish and English is required. It is necessary to have a PhD. in Hispanic Linguistics, Spanish, Linguistics, or related field in hand by the time of appointment.

To apply, applicants must submit a letter of application, CV, a sample of written work, names and contact information for 3 references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to the link below:


Screening of applicants will begin June 15th, 2017, and will continue until position is filled. Applicants should apply by the priority deadline in order to ensure consideration.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body.  The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities.  We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

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