Lecturer in Spanish Language and Culture





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The University of Rhode Island seeks to fill a full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of lecturer in Spanish Language and Culture, beginning Fall 2019. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and vibrant department of innovative educators and scholars devoted to working with our students so that they may achieve ambitious proficiency goals and develop intercultural competence. This person will assist the Spanish section by teaching beginning and intermediate courses and will be assigned additional duties related to program development as needed by the section. Those duties could at times include coordinating the beginning and intermediate language program and overseeing the work of part-time instructors teaching in the program. With mandatory annual reviews, there are opportunities for advancement.


1. MA degree in Spanish or related field, or equivalent.
2. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.
3. At least 2 years of experience teaching Spanish at the secondary and/or post-secondary level.
4. Demonstrated expertise in communicative language teaching.
5. Demonstrated familiarity with ACTFL proficiency guidelines.
6. Demonstrated ability to effectively use educational technologies.
7. Demonstrated strong organizational skills.
8. Demonstrated strong communication skills.
9. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.
10. Demonstrated ability and interest in working with diverse groups/populations.

1. PhD in Spanish or related field.
2. Demonstrated experience in program coordination or in similar leadership or supervisory role.
3. Demonstrated experience and interest in working with Heritage language speakers.

Cómo solicitar 

Applications must be submitted online only.

Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:
  1. Letter of Application addressing each of the ten required qualifications and, if applicable, any of the three preferred qualifications as well as the applicant’s teaching approach, leadership style and relevant experience (one complete PDF document).
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names and contact information of at least three references


If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Megan M. Echevarría (mertxe@uri.edu), Spanish Section Head.

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