One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a nine-month non-tenure earning faculty position at the rank of a one year visiting non-renewable assistant professor of Spanish Linguistics, anticipated to begin August 2020.

Duties:  The appointment carries a 3/3 teaching load, including undergraduate and graduate courses and a research component. 

UCF Information:  UCF is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 66,000 students. Located in Orlando, FL, the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers B.A. and M.A. degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates. For more information about the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, please visit our website at  For more information about UCF, please visit the website at

Minimum Requirements:  A Ph.D. in Spanish with a concentration in linguistics or a related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment.  Native or near native fluency in both Spanish and English is required.  Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level.  The candidate must be authorized to work in the USA without the need for sponsorship, now or in the future.

Preferences:  A specialization in second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or sociolinguistics as well as experience in teaching upper-division courses. The preferred candidate will also have experience with a variety of teaching modalities (online, hybrid and face-to face).

Application Process:  The university requires that all applicants must apply online at In order to be considered, please attach the following documents at the time of application: (1) letter of application indicating qualifications for the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) names and contact information for three professional references. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later time.

Candidates will not be considered until all of the above materials are received. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.

Review of applications will begin immediately once the position has closed.

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Rubiera at


As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at


As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

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