The School of Languages and Cultures (SLC) in the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana welcomes applications for the position of Lecturer of Spanish to begin August 2023. This is a full-time, continuing position. The Lecturer will generally teach four undergraduate classes of three credits each per semester. The specific classes taught are at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the SLC Head. Possible courses may include any of the following: Spanish for Heritage Speakers, Spanish phonetics and phonology, Spanish monosyntax, history of the Spanish language, dialectology, sociolinguistics, and language variation and change. In addition, some service activities with SLC and the Spanish and Portuguese program will be expected, such as participation in extracurricular events or program-building/program-promoting activities, as arranged with the faculty in Spanish and Portuguese and the SLC Head.
The successful candidate will possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish. The minimum level of education required is a Master’s degree in Spanish language, linguistics, literature, or culture, or related field, including but not limited to Spanish and its Literatures.
Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of application indicating relevant experience and qualifications, curriculum vitae, diversity and inclusion statement, and three names of potential references (letters not required for the initial screening stage) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will begin reviewing applications on May 15, 2023, and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The contract of the successful candidate will begin on August 15, 2023. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue University’s School of Languages and Cultures is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion statement indicating their experiences with, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.