The Department of Hispanic Studies (https://hs.as.uky.edu/) in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a non-tenure eligible Lecturer position to begin August 1, 2023. The selected candidate will be appointed to a 9-month faculty position for an initial two-year period that has the potential for renewal and for promotion to Senior Lecturer after five years. The position involves teaching three classes per semester. Courses will primarily range from the 100- to 300-levels in the basic Spanish language sequence and Spanish for specific purposes. The ideal candidate will have experience attracting new students to the major and familiarity with Spanish as a heritage language and will be engaged with our Latinx student community. We encourage candidates with training, teaching experience, knowledge of instructional technology, excellence in teaching, and administration of the undergraduate curriculum.

A Ph.D. in Spanish, or allied field, is required.

Interested applicants should apply online at: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/453160. Applications should include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) teaching portfolio (statement of teaching, sample syllabi, and representative evaluations of teaching - upload as Specific Request 1), and 4) a statement on inclusivity (upload as Specific Request 2): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The University of Kentucky provides comprehensive benefits which are fully described at https://hr.uky.edu/insurance-and-retirement.

The deadline for receipt of applications is April 2, 2023.

For any questions regarding this position, please contact the Chair of the Department of Hispanic Studies, Dr. Monica Diaz at monica.diaz@uky.edu.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities. 

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