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Visiting Lecturer in Spanish and Language Culture

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University of Florida
Location
Gainesville

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Visiting Lecturer in Spanish and Language Culture

Job No: 531371
Work Type: Visiting Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Social/Behavioral Science, Humanities
Department: 16880000 - LS-SPANISH&PORTUGUESE STUDIES

Job Description

Classification Title:

Visiting Lecturer

Job Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Florida invites applications for a one-year Visiting Lecturer position in Spanish language and culture effective August 16, 2024. This is a nine-month, time-limited, non-tenure-accruing position, with the possibility of renewal (contingent on funding).

The responsibilities of the position are to teach three undergraduate courses in the area of Spanish language and culture per semester, plus potentially coordinate one lower-division Spanish course.

UF is the state's oldest, largest, and most comprehensive land grant university with an enrollment of over 50,000 students and was ranked 6th in the country among public universities (US News and World Report 2023 rankings), and 1st among public institutions in the Wall Street Journal 2023 survey. UF is located in Gainesville, a city of approximately 150,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, and within a 2-hour drive to large metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville). The beautiful climate and extensive nearby parks and recreational areas afford year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and nature photography. UF's large college sports programs, museums, and performing arts center support a range of activities and cultural events for residents to enjoy. Alachua County schools are highly rated and offer a variety of programs including magnet schools and an international baccalaureate program. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer at Visit Gainesville.

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Employment Benefits include:

Health Insurance: UF participates in state- and university-sponsored benefits programs for individuals, families, and domestic partners, and offers voluntary insurance that includes vision, dental, long-term disability and more.

Retirement Options: Attractive options include Florida Retirement System Pension Plan, State University System Optional Retirement Program, Florida Retirement System Investment Plan, and Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan.

Leave: UF staff enjoy a generous paid leave plan as well as access to a sick-leave pool, parental leave, and leave payouts.

Minimum Requirements:

An MA in Spanish; native or native-like fluency in English and Spanish; demonstrated excellence as a teacher; and experience teaching college-level Spanish.

Preferred Qualifications:

Expertise in Spanish for specific purposes and coordination experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting.

A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for this specific position; (2) a complete curriculum vitae; (3) complete and unabridged course evaluations demonstrating excellence in teaching in at least four undergraduate Spanish courses; and (4) the names and contact information of three references. After initial review, confidential letters of recommendation will be requested from the references for selected applicants.

Applications will be reviewed beginning May 13, 2024, and the position will remain open until filled. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. You may send email inquiries about the position to Dr. Greg Moreland (moreland@ufl.edu), but please be aware that all materials must be submitted via the online application as outlined above.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies is committed to promoting an environment that welcomes all abilities, classes, ethnicities/races, gender identities and expressions. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service.

Health Assessment Required:

No


Applications Close: 24 May 2024

To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/531371/visiting-lecturer-in-spanish-and-language-culture

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