Assistant Professor - Instructional (Non-Tenure Track) in Spanish

Temple University, Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 14, 2018
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese of Temple University is pleased to invite applications for a Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Spanish.  Applications are sought from candidates with experience teaching both General Education and Spanish courses. The candidate will be able to teach a variety of courses in Spanish and English, supervise current General Education offerings, plan or suggest future proposals, coordinate re-certification of General Education courses, and actively engage with the General Education program at the University level. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining pedagogical quality through orientations, trainings, and observations. Sub-specialization or teaching experience in Language for Specific Purposes, particularly Medical Spanish, Translation/Interpreting, and/or Spanish for STEM is also desirable.

The candidate should demonstrate evidence of outstanding commitment to undergraduate teaching.  A Ph.D. in hand by August 2019 is required.  The candidate selected for this position should have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, and must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin.  The normal teaching load is four courses per semester.  Competitive salary and benefits. Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio.  

Required documents: a cover letter that addresses experience and teaching, a CV, three confidential letters of rec­ommendation, graduate transcripts (unofficial), and student course evaluations. For questions, please contact the Department Chair, Dr. Hiram Aldarondo at  The search committee will begin to screen applications on November 12th, 2018 and will continue to do so until the position is filled.  Initial interviews of candidates will be conducted in December via Skype.

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is situated in the College of Liberal Arts, which is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.  Temple University is also an AA/ EOE employer and is committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Women, and people from historically underrepresented groups, are encouraged to apply. For further information about Temple University and our department visit:

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