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Pro Tem Instructor of Romance Languages - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 22, 2024

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Pro Tem Instructor of Romance Languages - Open Pool

Job no: 533890

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Foreign Languages/Linguistics, Instruction

Department: CAS Romance Languages
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with your online application, please upload:
- Current Resume/CV
- Three (3) professional references with contact information

Department Summary

The Department of Romance Languages is located in the College of Arts and Sciences and is a diverse, multicultural, and plurilingual academic unit that researches and instructs in French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages and literatures. It is the largest foreign language department at the University of Oregon and frequently intersects with other departments and colleges on campus. The department sponsors and supports numerous activities such as lectures, film festivals, study abroad programs, international conferences, and community events.

Position Summary

The Department of Romance Languages at the University of Oregon seeks to build a pool of qualified applicants for instructional positions in French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish (lower and upper-division language and culture classes, and upper-division literature and linguistics classes). Positions are limited-duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

Potential courses may include first- and second-year language courses (FR/ITAL/PORT/SPAN 101, 102, 103; 201, 202, 203); third-year language and culture courses ( FR/ITAL/PORT/SPAN 301, 303, 305), and, with appropriate credentials, introductory literature or linguistics courses such as FR 317 or SPAN 322, or advanced undergraduate seminars such as SPAN 420 or SPAN 424. Positions may also include supervision of multi-section language courses.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in the relevant Romance language or a related field.

    Professional Competencies

  • Professional-level proficiency (ACTFL Superior, or equivalent) in both English and the target language.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful college-level teaching experience, including experience in curriculum development, proficiency assessment, heritage language teaching, and/or service learning.
  • PhD for those teaching upper-division literature, culture and linguistics courses (course numbers 315 and above).

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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