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Instructor - Spanish

University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 30, 2024

Job Details

UNO is Nebraska's public metropolitan research university - a university with strong academic values, diverse programs and learning opportunities, and significant relationships with our community that facilitate engaged teaching and research.

Job Title
Instructor - Spanish

Foreign Languages

Essential Functions

This position is a 11-13 credits workload (3 to 4 classes) a semester that might include courses in introductory Spanish; courses that foster the development of Spanish skills in L2 and heritage learners such as writing, conversation, and readings; and interdisciplinary courses such as Business Spanish and Spanish for Healthcare. In addition, the position includes service to the department, e.g., leading a student organization. The anticipated start date is August 19, 2024.

The university and Department of Foreign Languages and Literature have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

Additional Duties

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a minimum of an MA Spanish or closely related field (e.g., Spanish Linguistics, literature, pedagogy) and experience teaching at the post-secondary level. In addition, candidates must have at least advanced-high proficiency in Spanish (based on ACTFL speaking guidelines).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience developing new curricula and engaging in experiential learning and mentoring students

Posting Number

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply online, please submit the the following application materials:
-Cover letter
-Resume with three names and contact information for those three references
-Teaching Statement or Evidence
- DEAI statement describing how you foster an inclusive and equitable learning environment for students from diverse perspectives
-Statement of Service and Community Engagement

For questions, please contact Dr. Cecilia Tocaimaza-Hatch at or call (402) 554- 4841. Application review begins on May 29, 2024.


University of Nebraska Omaha

UNO is Nebraska's metropolitan university — a university with strong academic values and significant relationships with our community that transforms and improves the lives of those on a local, regional, national, and international level.

UNO is dedicated to the city and state in our name. No fences or barriers separate students from the opportunities offered by the greater Omaha area. We address real issues, providing relevant learning opportunities that uniquely prepare our graduates as professionals and active members of their community.

UNO is located in the heart of Omaha, Nebraska, its roads winding through city parks and thriving neighborhoods, creating an extraordinary connection that few universities have achieved. The city itself has truly become a part of the UNO campus.

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