Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Spanish

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Working Title: Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Spanish

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department for Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-10-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese at the University of Virginia seeks applications to fill Assistant Professor, General Faculty or Lecturer, General Faculty positions in Spanish on the Academic General Faculty (tenure-ineligible) to begin with the 2019-2020 academic year. Initial appointment would be 3 years with possibility of renewal based on satisfactory teaching performance and evidence of professional development. The course load for a full-time position is three courses per semester with administrative service to the department.

Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, teaching language and culture undergraduate courses in Spanish.

An M.A. in Spanish or Applied Linguistics (with a focus on Spanish) at the time of application is required. Candidates must also have a strong commitment to teaching. A minimum of three years of teaching experience at the college or university level in the U.S. is required. Experience using E-portfolio Pedagogy in foreign language teaching is required. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is also required.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0624279. Complete a candidate profile online and attach: a current CV; Cover Letter that addresses how your professional experience meets all required qualifications of the position; a Statement of Teaching Philosophy; complete contact information for three professional references; and a sample of recent student course evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach to Other 1).

Applicant review begins November 9, 2018 and the position remains open until filled.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Emily Scida, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]

For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, at [email protected]

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The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 12/10/2018
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