Non-Tenure-track Lecturers in Spanish

World Languages and Literatures. Position Nos. 00006032 and 00052463. The Department of World Languages and Literatures in Dedman College at Southern Methodist University seeks two full-time, non-tenure-track lecturers in Spanish beginning fall semester 2022. One-year contract, renewable. M.A. or equivalent in Spanish required; Ph.D. preferred. Normal teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester. We seek innovative and inclusive educators with demonstrated excellence in teaching a variety of language and culture courses at the university level and training in second language acquisition and pedagogy. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English and experience teaching Spanish at the university level are required. Primary responsibility will be teaching beginning and intermediate courses. Expertise in languages for specific purposes and/or teaching of heritage speakers of Spanish is a plus. 

SMU is a global research university located in the heart of Dallas, one of the country’s most vibrant metropolitan areas. The Department of World Languages and Literatures is a dynamic department housing eleven languages and fourteen undergraduate degree programs, and it serves all of SMU's 6000 undergraduates through the university-wide language requirement. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by January 31, 2022, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision by email after the position is filled. To apply, candidates should send a cover letter and CV; statement of teaching philosophy that addresses, among other factors, how you create an inclusive classroom environment; two letters of reference; and a photocopy of transcripts to:

SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

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