Full-Time Lecturer in Spanish

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese invites applications for a full-time, one-year appointment (non-tenure track) as a Lecturer to teach all levels of Spanish language in an undergraduate program committed to dynamic language instruction. Start date is August 21, 2023.  Possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Teaching load is 6 courses per year of elementary through advanced language and culture courses.  Required qualifications:  Master’s degree required, PhD preferred.  Native or near-native linguistic ability in both Spanish and English.   Excellent teaching credentials, with at least two years’ experience teaching languages and culture-based courses at the university level using recent classroom technologies. Experience coordinating a multi-sectioned language/culture course at the university level is desirable.

Candidates should apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/123808.  Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three recommenders. The University will contact them directly with instructions on how to submit their letters. 

We also encourage applicants to upload evidence of teaching excellence including 1) recent teaching evaluations, 2) sample syllabi and 3) a teaching portfolio if available.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is strongly committed to Penn’s long-standing Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html).

The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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