Visiting Lecturer in Hispanic Studies

Brown University Department in Hispanic Studies
Providence County, RI
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Seeking full-time specialist in the instruction of Spanish as a foreign language. One year contract (sabbatical replacement), for academic year 2022-23. Native or near-native proficiency required. Ph.D. and specialization in Second Language Acquisition and language-teaching methodology preferred; candidates with an MA in Second Language Acquisition or Pedagogy also considered. We seek a candidate with dynamic language teaching skills, demonstrated excellence in various levels of Spanish instruction and expertise in technology-assisted instruction. Course supervisory experience is a plus. Primary duties include teaching two or three language classes per semester, coordinating multiple-section language courses, and training and supervising Brown graduate student instructors. Other responsibilities include administrative tasks and collaboration with other language faculty in programs that complement and support our language courses.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the commitment of the Department of Hispanic Studies and University. Accordingly, the Department of Hispanic Studies seeks qualified candidates who can contribute to racial equity, diversity and inclusion through service, mentorship, teaching and scholarship. Further, the Department of Hispanic Studies is keenly interested in diversifying and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

Required materials include: a cover letter, CV, teaching statement/philosophy, recent course evaluations, two or three original samples of teaching materials designed by the candidate (assessments, projects, etc), and three letters of recommendation. If available, candidates are welcome to also provide an example of an original course syllabus and/or a teaching video, though these are not required. Initial interviews for the position will be carried out via Zoom. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by July 1, 2022. Submit applications online at

Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected

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