Lecturer in Spanish





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The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.

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The Department of World Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, regular lecturer position in Spanish. Responsibilities include teaching 12 units per semester (24 units per academic year) consisting of first- and second-year language courses, as well as, third-year language courses. Another key responsibility is advising students at the undergraduate level.  All faculty are expected to engage in service-related and professional development activities in the department, college, university, community, and profession.  



  • Native or near-native proficiency in English and Spanish
  • M.A. in Spanish or equivalent degree
  • Demonstrated excellence, or clear evidence of potential for excellence, in teaching first- and second-year university language courses
  • Evidence of, or potential for, successful academic advising and recruiting students
  • Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and/or service


  • Evidence of, or potential for, effective interaction with a diverse range of students and colleagues, as well as with teachers and administrators in the school district
  • Evidence of professional development
  • Ability to teach culture, conversation, as wells as other content courses
  • Demonstrated excellence, or clear evidence of potential for excellence, in teaching third-year university language courses
  • Demonstrated interest in, or potential for, curricular innovation

Cómo solicitar 

Apply online

Please attach the following documents to your application.  Please contact jobs@unr.edu, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments:
1)  Current resume/CV that includes contact information for three professional references
2)  Cover letter outlining your qualifications, experience, and teaching experience for this position
3)  Unofficial Transcripts
4)  A brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying

Skype finalists will be asked to supply:
- Complete recent course evaluations that will demonstrate teaching effectiveness in first- and second-year language courses (and third-year if available)
- Three professional reference letters

The search committee will conduct initial Skype interviews during the week of February 7, 2020. On-campus interviews will be carried out for finalists in late February and early March of 2020.

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