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Lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 29th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Mar 2, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Lecturer: Spanish and Portuguese

For primary consideration, apply on or before March 02, 2020.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for possible temporary Lecturer positions (part-time or full-time) including summer, should vacancies appear. Appointments will vary in percentage of time and will range from one quarter to one year, and from one course up to a maximum of eight courses a year, with the limited possibility of reappointment dependent on performance, departmental needs and funding.

Applicants must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree in Hispanic or Lusophone Studies, Hispanic, Lusophone or Applied Linguistics, or a similar field, and have a minimum of two years of language teaching experience in a college or university at the time of application. Experience teaching upper division courses and/or Spanish for Heritage Speakers preferable. Native-level proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese is required. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and arrange for Three letters of recommendation (at least one letter should comment on the applicant’s teaching performance, preferably from a supervisor).

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, professional activity, and service. The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn if the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time. All application materials, must be submitted online via UC Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01736

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship. Also, please note that the Department cannot reimburse travel or moving expenses for interviewing or relocating to our campus, and that benefits such as health insurance may only be allocated to full-time employees.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required