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October 22, 2021: Spanish Instructor Position starting January 2022

The Department of World Languages at The University of Memphis invites applicants for a Spanish 18- month, non-tenure track instructor starting January 2022


a)     M.A. degree in Spanish in hand by January 2022

b)     Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English;

c)     Extensive teaching experience in lower-division courses using communicative approach and technology in the classroom; 

d)     Ability to teach Spanish language courses both in the classroom and online;

e)     Willingness to do some service is expected;

f)      Recent student-evaluations from calendar year 2021; 

g)     Unofficial transcript;

h)     Curriculum vitae;

i)       Application letter describing teaching skills and teaching experience at the college level;

j)       Three recent letters of recommendation (Email addresses must be submitted for three reference providers.  Workforum system will send an email to the reference provider giving them instructions to submit the letter).

The successful candidate will teach a maximum of five courses per semester.  Applicants must upload requirements f through i and the email addresses for three reference providers whom you have contacted to submit letters of reference at https://workforum.memphis.edu.   Deadline for submission of all documents:  November 5, 2021.  If you require additional information, contact Dr. Pilar Alcalde (palcalde@memphis.edu).   The University of Memphis, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, is a metropolitan research institution that offers competitive pay and benefits.