Lecturer – World Languages & Literatures Spanish

Job Title:                       Lecturer – World Languages & Literatures Spanish 

Job ID:                          25440

Location:                      College of Staten Island

Full/Part Time:              Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:      Regular


The Department of World Languages and Literatures at the College of Staten Island of The City University of New York invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Spanish position beginning in August 2023. The successful candidate will be a career educator who will coordinate the Spanish language program, supervise student-teacher candidates working on NY teaching certification, be a liaison with the School of Education, teach all levels of Spanish language, develop Spanish-language and culture curriculum, and take a leading role in recruitment, advisement, program development, the Spanish Program’s extracurricular events and community building. Candidates should demonstrate native/near-native fluency in English and Spanish, competence in computer-assisted instruction and foreign language pedagogy. Desired areas of expertise include Spanish for Heritage Speakers, Second Language Acquisition, and Applied Linguistics. 

Full-time lecturers are expected to perform the following duties:

-Fulfill teaching and administrative duties equivalent to 24 hours per academic year (usually three courses per semester)

-Coordinate the Spanish language program

-Serve as a liaison with the School of Education

-Supervise student-teachers

-Teach Spanish language and Second Language Acquisition classes

-Serve on relevant departmental and college-wide committees

-Participate in faculty development opportunities

-Advise students

-Perform teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise.


Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.

Preferred qualifications:

A Master's degree in Spanish with a minimum of five years of teaching/coordinating experience at the college level; preference is given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Spanish Second Language Acquisition and/or Pedagogy.  Experience working with heritage speakers of Spanish is highly desirable, experience coordinating and developing multi-section language courses, and practical experience with the NY State teacher certification process.  


$62,133 - $72,280

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


To apply, please visit http://cuny.jobs/ and enter the Job ID# 25440 in the “Job Title, Keywords” section field.

Applicants should submit as a single PDF attachment the following:

  • Letter of application
  • CV

o   Three letters of recommendation

o   One page statement on language pedagogy

o   A sample syllabus for a fourth- or fifth-semester Spanish conversation and/or composition course

o   An academic writing sample in Spanish 

If you have difficulty with uploading multiple documents to the web site, or if you have any questions, please send them to facultyrecruithss@csi.cuny.edu . Please note that even if you must send your application PDF to the previously referenced email address, you must still create a log on at www.cuny.edu; applicants who do not create an application at www.cuny.edu cannot be considered.  Kindly contact your referees to send at least three letters of recommendation directly to facultyrecruithss@csi.cuny.edu .

**Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


January 20, 2023


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


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