Job no: 233095-AS
Work type: Temporary
Department: INTL DIV/SASLI
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Instructional, Instructional Design, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The Summer Intensive Portuguese Institute (SIPI) is an eight-week intensive language institute that offers Portuguese 301 and 302 from mid-June through mid-August. The 2021 SIPI program will be held from June 14-August 6, with a Pre-Service Orientation week for instructors held June 7-11. The Program Director will be responsible for participating in the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes orientation week as well as leading instructor meetings and mentoring Portuguese instructors throughout the eight-week program. The Program Director will coordinate and deliver 2-3 hours of weekly cultural programming for SIPI students.

More information about SIPI can be found at .

This appointment is for summer 2021 only. There is no presumption of reappointment.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Minimum of M.A. required, Ph.D. preferred, in fields related to Brazilian Portuguese language and culture.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Three years of college/university experience preferred in teaching Brazilian Portuguese as a second language at the elementary, intermediate, or advanced level in the U.S. or abroad. Familiarity with current issues in language pedagogy and prior experience in intensive summer language teaching preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with the SIPI program.

Additional Information:

Hiring of a program director is contingent upon sufficient enrollment.
Compensation for the full summer term will be approximately $12,000, based on experience.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 2 month appointment.


Minimum $28,430 SUMMER SESSION
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and a list of three professional references through the UW jobs online portal.


Anne Naparstek
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Apr 5 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 22 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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