Part-­time Lecturer in Hispanic and Luso-­Brazilian Studies

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and the Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is seeking qualified applicants for one or two part-time teaching appointments in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies during the 2019-20 academic year.

Further information about the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures can be found in the University of Chicago’s College Catalog,

Responsibilities include teaching one or two of the following courses in the introductory sequence to Hispanic literatures: SPAN 21803. Introducción a las literaturas hispánicas: textos españoles contemporáneos in Autumn 2019, and/or SPAN 22003. Introducción a las literaturas hispánicas: del Modernismo al presente in Winter 2020. In 2019-20, the per-course salary is $6,861. This position is not benefits eligible.

Responsibilities will include preparing seminar-style classes, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparation and grading of assignments and testing materials.

Required qualifications are superior proficiency in Spanish according to ACTFL guidelines, and demonstrable expertise (in the form of training, research, and/or teaching experience) in the areas to be covered. Candidates must have a PhD prior to the start of the appointment.

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's Interfolio jobs board at The deadline for applications is September 29, 2019.

Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter of interest, a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded.

This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. Only complete applications will be considered. Please contact Jennifer Hurtarte, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures at with questions or for more information about these positions.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

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