Lecturer in Spanish

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Position No. 00050451. The Department of World Languages and Literatures in Dedman College at Southern Methodist University seeks a full-time, non-tenure-track lecturer in Spanish beginning fall semester 2019.  One year contract, renewable. 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 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.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with an ability to develop and teach courses in languages for the professions.  Experience or willingness to teach beginning and intermediate Spanish language courses online is a plus.  SMU is global research university located in the heart of Dallas, one of the country’s most vibrant and dynamic metropolitan areas.  The Department of World Languages and Literatures is a dynamic department housing ten languages and fourteen different degree programs, and it serves all of SMUs 6000 undergraduates through the university-wide language requirement.  To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by March 15, 2019, 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: http://apply.interfolio.com/59431.