Visiting Lecturer - Spanish Language and Culture

University of Florida

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Posted : 2023-04-10

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Florida invites applications for a one-year Visiting Lecturer position in Spanish language and culture beginning August 16, 2023. This is a nine-month, time-limited, non-tenure-accruing position.

Responsibilities of the position are to teach three undergraduate courses in the area of Spanish language and culture per semester, plus potentially coordinating one lower division Spanish course.

UF is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity, and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental website ( to learn more about the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies.

Expected Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:
The minimum qualifications for the position are: a Ph.D. in Spanish or closely related field (an MA will be accepted in conjunction with other exceptional qualifications); native or native-like fluency in English and Spanish; demonstrated excellence as a teacher; experience teaching college-level Spanish; and a strong commitment to working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include expertise in Spanish for specific purposes and coordination experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting. A complete application must include: (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for this specific position; (2) a complete curriculum vitae; (3) complete and unabridged course evaluations demonstrating excellence in teaching in at least two courses; and (4) the names and contact information of three references. Additional materials may be requested from applicants later on in the screening process.

Applications will be reviewed beginning April 14, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. You may send email inquiries about the position to Dr. Jennifer Wooten (, but please be aware that all materials must be submitted via the online application as outlined above.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of

the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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Job Location
Gainesville, Florida, United States
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