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Lecturer in Global Languages and Cultures, specializing in Spanish

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Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Global Languages & Cultures - 208460
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Position Summary: The Department of Global Languages and Cultures at the University of Dayton invites applications for its Lecturer in Spanish position. The primary responsibilities of the Lecturer in Spanish position include teaching courses in Spanish language at all undergraduate levels and participating in departmental activities.
Minimum Qualifications:

 Minimum qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Spanish, Teaching Spanish as a Second Language, or a related field or a foreign equivalent degree.

  • One year experience teaching Spanish language courses at the college level according to proficiency/competency approaches.

  • Experience in the use of teaching technologies. 

  • Experience teaching in the United States system of higher education. 

  • Candidates who meet the above four required qualifications must also demonstrate native to near native proficiency in Spanish and English which will be assessed during the phone interview.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications:

While applicants may not meet all of the following preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:


  • Effective interpersonal communication skills

  • Effective oral communication skills

  • Effective classroom management skills

  • Ability to present material clearly and effectively in the classroom. 

  • Ability to successfully employ active learning strategies to foster and maintain student engagement. 

  • Commitment to the effective use of learning resources, including technology, to enhance student learning. 

  • Experience teaching blended-learning courses.

  • Ability to work with an increasingly diverse campus community.

  • Successful experience working as a team member toward shared goals.

  • Commitment to breadth of education including education the whole person in the Marianist tradition and a commitment of service to the community, university and profession.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations of teaching, peer/supervisor evaluative reports on teaching), sample syllabus for an introductory Spanish language course, unofficial transcripts of graduate work or foreign equivalent degree. In addition, please upload a document in which you discuss your approach for teaching introductory Spanish courses to non-majors. Please limit your response to 500 words.

As part of the application, please provide contact information for three references;
Three signed letters of recommendation will be required at a later date.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Posting will close at 11:55 PM EST

Closing Statement:

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic Research University with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.  Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php.



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