Spanish Teaching Instructor

The department of Romance, German, and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University invites applications for two full-time renewable, non-tenure accruing appointments at the rank of Teaching Instructor to begin as early as Fall 2022 with an initial three-year appointment.  The successful candidate will teach 4/3 Spanish language courses per academic year and contribute to the intellectual life of the department

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: The candidate will teach Spanish language courses at various levels plus participation in the revision/development of syllabi and assessment instruments. 

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have at least an M.A. in Spanish pedagogy or Second language acquisition. Experience teaching Spanish language courses at the college level, native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English, and able to demonstrate excellence in teaching ability at all levels of Spanish at the college or university level.  Applicants must be able to provide evidence of teaching excellence as demonstrated by evaluations, teaching assessments, letters of recommendation, etc., and demonstrate the ability to use technology in language teaching.

Application Instructions: Please complete the online faculty application at and provide a CV, cover letter, and course evaluations. Three recommendation letters should be emailed to with your name and “Recommendation Letters” in the subject line. No other documentation should be sent to the email address. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin November 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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