Lecturer in Spanish (Two Positions)

Job Description:

The Department of Romance Languages at Binghamton University is seeking to hire two lecturers in Spanish, beginning in August 2023, to teach courses at the elementary and intermediate levels. This is a full-time position for up to three years, with possibility of further renewal. The teaching load is three courses per semester during the academic year. Language courses at the elementary and intermediate levels are taught with coordination throughout the department. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about teaching introductory and intermediate language classes and are able to bring knowledge of Spanish-speaking cultures into the classroom.

Apart from teaching, this position involves departmental service, which includes working with and mentoring students outside the classroom (e.g. conversation tables, department programming, special events). Lecturers also serve as departmental advisors to a select number of majors and minors in their respective language division. Thus, in addition to teaching, the position requires an interest in interacting with students outside the classroom and working with colleagues to develop innovative extracurricular projects.

Lecturers are expected to actively contribute to the University's mission of advancing a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and service, as well as through engagement with faculty, students, and staff.


Candidates should hold a Master's Degree or PhD in Spanish, and have a track record of successful teaching at the elementary and/or intermediate levels in the language, preferably under the guidance of a coordinator and in close collaboration with colleagues. Preference will be given to candidates with strong evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should upload their application materials to Interview Exchange: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=160835. Complete applications will include the following: 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) Statement of teaching philosophy, 4) Two sample syllabi, 5) Student evaluations from three semesters of teaching, and 6) Two letters of recommendation. This position is open until filled, review of applications will begin April 24, 2023.  Visa sponsorship is not available. Applicants must already be authorized to work in the United States.  Binghamton University and the State University of New York are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.





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