College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Lecturer/Instructor Department of Spanish

Universtiy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Expired Full-time
Job Category
Job Type : Full-time
Posted : 2023-04-09


Department of Spanish & Portuguese

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, 9-month Spanish Lecturer/Instructor position for the academic year 2023-2024. Renewal of the position is contingent on strong performance reviews and availability of funding.
The successful candidate will teach first through third-semester courses in our introductory Spanish language sequence (with a 3-2 teaching load) and will also serve as Assistant Director of the Introductory Spanish sequence, reporting to the Director of Introductory Spanish. Responsibilities include teaching classes, grading student assignments, developing instructional materials, holding office hours, assisting with the observation and training of graduate student TAs, assisting with curricular oversight, and developing/maintaining student success initiatives.


For a position at the rank of Instructor, a Master's degree in Spanish, Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, or closely related field is required with the completion date not later than August 1, 2023. For a position at the rank of Lecturer, a Ph.D. in Spanish, Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, or closely related field is required with the completion date not later than August 1, 2023. Candidates must have professional-level proficiency in Spanish and English as well as significant prior classroom experience teaching Spanish at the university level.

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the following:

Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
Experience with language program coordination;
Experience with student success initiatives, such as those related to heritage speakers or first-generation college students;
Demonstrated evidence of continuing professional development.
Experience with multiple course management systems.

Appointment Information
This is a 100% full-time non-tenure track position, appointed on a 9-month basis. Target start date is 8/16/2023. The starting salary for this position is $50,000 with the salary offer being commensurate with experience.

Application Procedures & Deadline Information

Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on April 10, 2023 (extended). Apply for this position using the Apply Now button on the posting and upload your application materials: letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a DEI statement and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact Laura Czys at For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Requisition ID: 1013017
Job Category: Faculty
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Job Location
Urbana, Illinois, United States
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