Visiting Lecturer in Spanish Applied Linguistics

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Florida invites applications for a one-year Visiting Lecturer position in Spanish Applied Linguistics beginning August 16, 2022. This is a nine-month, non-tenure-accruing position.

Responsibilities of the position are to teach three courses in the Fall 2022 and three courses in the Spring 2023 semester in the area of Spanish Applied Linguistics. One of the Fall 2022 semester courses will be a graduate seminar related to Spanish language acquisition; the level and content of the other courses will be determined in consideration of departmental need and the chosen candidate’s expertise.

The ideal candidate will have: a Ph.D. Hispanic Linguistics or closely related field, with a specialization in applied linguistics; native or native-like fluency in English and Spanish; demonstrated excellence as a teacher; experience teaching college-level Hispanic linguistics courses; and a strong commitment to working with diverse populations.

Additional desirable qualities include expertise in second/foreign language acquisition; and experience teaching graduate seminars.

UF is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity, and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental website ( to learn more about the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at (search for job 521175) and the application must include: (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for this specific position; (2) a complete curriculum vitae; (3) a sample syllabus for a graduate seminar related to Spanish language acquisition; and (4) the names and contact information of three references. After initial review, an email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet.

Additional materials may be requested from applicants later on in the screening process.

Applications will be reviewed beginning April 15, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. You may send email inquiries about the position to Gillian Lord (, but please be aware that all materials must be submitted via the online application as outlined above.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening, which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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