The Department of Modern Classical Languages in
the College of Humanities & Social Sciences seeks applicants
for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of lecturer
beginning August 1, 2022. The lecturer position is renewable
with a pathway for possible promotion to senior lecturer. The
selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the
candidate’s area of expertise and participate in service at the
department and college level.
Valdosta State University is proud to have a highly
diverse student body, and we are seeking to recruit and retain
outstanding candidates who exhibit a clear commitment to diversity
and inclusion and who will enhance the diversity of our faculty and
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages is comprised of
17 full-time faculty serving over 100 majors in the Spanish and
French BA Programs, minors in French, German, and Spanish, all ESOL
Endorsement students, and providing courses in eight languages for
the core. In addition, the department is home to the MAT
Programs in ESOL and FLED (Spanish and French). The selected
candidate will be responsible for teaching courses predominately in
the Spanish program, the ESOL and FLED graduate programs, as well
as for supervising teacher candidates in their clinical practice.
For more information on the department visit https://www.valdosta.edu/mcl/.
For more information contact Dr. Ofélia R. Nikolova via email at
Teaching a 5-5 load of Spanish courses at all levels, as well as
courses in ESOL, FLED, and student teaching supervision; mentoring
students; participating in department, college, and university
service and committee work.
- Master’s degree in Spanish or related field with qualifications
to teach Spanish, ESOL/FLED (18 graduate hours in the fields);
- K-12 teaching certificate in Spanish and/or ESOL by June 1,
- Ability to teach in both a face-to-face and online
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and
- Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
- A record of effective teaching appropriate to the applicant’s
- Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting;
- A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds in study
abroad, undergraduate research, and other experiential learning
Online application is required and should be submitted by
October 3, 2021.
Valdosta State University is a regional comprehensive university
located on a gorgeous 168-acre campus of palm trees, vast green
lawns, Spanish mission style architecture and an award-winning
design. The university serves a student enrollment of approximately
11,500 from all states within the US and hosts over 300
international students from more than 76 countries. It is located
in the city of Valdosta, a very family-friendly area with new
housing developments, modest living costs, excellent public and
private schools, a vibrant music and arts scene, and a 170-acre
theme park, Wild Adventures. The city is served by the Valdosta
Regional Airport and is home to Moody Air Force Base. It is located
just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75 and is within
a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida and a
three-hour drive of Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit
for information about the community visit https://www.valdostachamber.com/.
Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational
institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity
and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in
receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including
(but not limited to) minorities and individuals with disabilities.
Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that
includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age,
marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran