Lecturer in Spanish
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Valparaiso University invites applications for a one-year, full-time Lecturer position in Spanish effective August 2019. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching language. Preference will be given to a generalist with a focus on Latin America, and a secondary specialization related to any indigenous or other minority culture in Latin America. Candidates should be Ph.D./ABD, with native/near-native proficiency in Spanish.
Valparaiso is a selective private university 50 miles from Chicago. Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences. Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at http://www.valpo.edu/generalcounsel/equal_opportunity_policy.php. Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check.
Duties for this full-time position include full-time teaching, consisting of three courses each semester.
Candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, a student teaching evaluation sample, a teaching philosophy statement, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio through the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/58194. Review of materials will begin on Friday, February 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding the position and the application process, please contact Professor Carlos Miguel-Pueyo ([email protected]).