Instructor, Renewable, Portuguese & Spanish

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The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at The University of Alabama is accepting applications for a full-time Instructor in Portuguese and Spanish, primarily responsible for teaching beginning-level courses in those languages. It is expected that all courses will be taught in person, with a start date of August 16, 2021. The initial appointment will be for three years with the possibility of renewal and includes benefits. We seek a candidate who has proven pedagogical skills, particularly in Portuguese and Spanish language instruction, and native or near-native command of Portuguese and Spanish. We are especially interested in candidates who can lead and develop our Portuguese program, including student recruitment, and work with the current faculty and program in Spanish. The ideal candidate will conduct research, preferably on Portuguese and/or Spanish language pedagogy but not excluding other fields, that may result in conference presentations and journal publications. Ph.D. in Portuguese, Spanish, or related field preferred; ABD will be considered.
Applications should be submitted at  and include a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation, one of which should address the candidate’s teaching. Application materials should reach the Department before April 30, 2021 when the review begins, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Because of COVID related travel restrictions, all interviews will be conducted remotely using audio-visual technology.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

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