Instructor, English & Modern Languages/Spanish

Springfield, Illinois
Dec 22, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Illinois Springfield (UIS)invites applications for an Instructor of Spanish/Languages Coordinator in the Department of English and Modern Languages beginning August 16, 2021. Applicants should be able to teach elementary and intermediate Spanish and courses for the Spanish minor. Required qualifications include a master’s degree in Spanish or a related field from an accredited university. A.B.D. is preferred. Experience in teaching Spanish and coordinating placement and proficiency exams is preferred. The duties associated with this position include: teaching 3 courses per semester, coordinating language placement and proficiency exams, conducting assessment for the program, recommending the hiring of adjunct labor when necessary, and collaborating with other units to recruit for and to develop the Modern Languages program and Spanish minor. UIS faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community to perform professional responsibilities as assigned. This is position is annually renewable.

About UIS: Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois system. A premier public university, UIS provides students with a high-quality liberal arts education, exceptional public affairs opportunities, and outstanding professional programs. The University serves approximately 5,000 students in 21 graduate and 31 undergraduate programs. UIS has been ranked by US News & World Report as one of the top 10 regional public universities in the Midwest.

To Apply: UIS Job Board ( Please create or update your profile, complete the online application, and upload a cover letter addressing the responsibilities of the position, current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three professional references. Only those applicants who complete the online application and upload all required materials by the February 9, 2021, application deadline will be considered; incomplete applications will not be evaluated. To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the search process, applicants are asked to upload their own materials. Formal review of applications will begin February 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.