Adjunct Instructor Spanish

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000286
Job Title Adjunct Instructor Spanish
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor Spanish.

The University - the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city - seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to:

The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and dean approval. Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.

The essential job duties includes: teaching classes in Spanish at all levels of proficiency; comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, semester teaching evaluations, and other established procedures; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; as well as effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • Master's degree, Ed. D. or Ph.D. in Spanish, Spanish Linguistics or Literature, Spanish Education or related field.
  • Documented excellence in teaching Spanish in high school, community college or university levels.
  • Available to teach day or evening classes.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Able to teach in the daytime when assigned.
  • Native or near native proficiency in Spanish.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.
  • Experience non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience in teaching hybrid or online or willingness to learn new course management systems.
  • Knowledge of heritage speaker's pedagogy.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule.

Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information of three professional references and unofficial graduate transcripts to For additional information contact Dr. Mara J. Queiroz-Vaughn via email at [email protected]

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Texas Workforce Commission
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Linked In
    • Indeed
    • Professional Diversity Network
    • Company Website
    • Job Fair
    • Current Employee
    • Other (Specify Below)
  2. Please specify source from above
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Do you have a Master's degree, Ed. D. or Ph.D. in Spanish, Spanish Linguistics or Literature, Spanish Education or related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Teaching philosophy





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Job No:
Posted: 10/13/2018
Application Due: 12/1/2018
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