Copy of Position No. 0053401 - Lecturer in Spanish

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Position No. 00053401. The Department of World Languages and Literatures in Dedman College at Southern Methodist University seeks a full-time, non-tenure-track lecturer with an ability to teach all levels of Spanish. The position will start in fall semester 2021 with a one-year contract, and is renewable thereafter. M.A. or equivalent in Spanish required; Ph.D. preferred. Normal teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester. We seek dynamic candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching a variety of language and culture courses at the college level, with a willingness and ability to teach in a collaborative, team-taught environment, and with training in second language acquisition and pedagogy. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English as well as experience teaching Spanish at the university level are required. Strong preference for candidates with previous success teaching at the intermediate level. Ability to develop and teach content courses in English, on topics like linguistics or culture of the Spanish-speaking world, a plus. SMU is a global research university located in the heart of Dallas, one of the country’s most vibrant metropolitan areas. The Department of World Languages and Literatures is a dynamic department housing eleven languages and fourteen degree programs, and it serves all of SMU’s 6000 undergraduates through the university-wide language requirement. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by February 15, 2021, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision by email after the position is filled. To apply, candidates should send a cover letter, CV, two letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a photocopy of transcripts to . SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601,

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.