Lecturer in Spanish

Columbia University

United States

Posting Details

First Section

Job Requisition Number 00001083
Field(s) of Specialization Applied Linguistics or Foreign Language Pedagogy
Position Title Lecturer in Discipline (Spanish)
Department A&S LAIC
Division Latin American Cultural Studies (LAIC)
Location Morningside
Summary Description

The Columbia University Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline (Spanish), to begin on July 1, 2020. This is a full­-time appointment with multi­year renewals contingent on successful reviews.

M.A. degree and extensive training in applied linguistics or foreign language pedagogy required; Ph.D. preferred. Native or near­-native Spanish, proven excellence in Spanish language teaching at all levels, and an active interest in content-based instruction a must. Administrative experience with a Spanish language program a plus. The appointee must be proficient in new technologies for the language classroom.

Minimum Degree Required

M.A. degree by the time of appointment

Minimum Qualifications

The rank of Lecturer in Discipline (language) requires substantial teaching experience with documented evidence of pedagogical excellence and evidence of professional growth and activity in the given field.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. preferred as well as teaching experience at all levels and a research agenda in the field of applied linguistics or foreign language pedagogy required.

Additional Information

For questions regarding your application, please contact Dr. Lee B. Abraham (lba2133@columbia.edu).

RAPS posting date 09/13/2019
Search Closing Date
Special Instructions to the Applicant

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Please upload the following required materials: cover letter of application, current Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a publication: either original and published teaching materials or a published article or chapter that focuses on the teaching and learning of Spanish, teaching evaluations, and a list of references.

Please upload your sample of original and published teaching materials or your published article or chapter to “Other Document 1.”

Before uploading documents, applicants first will be asked to input a name and valid email address for each reference provider. The application to this position requires a minimum of three reference letters. The applicant may enable RAPS to generate an automatic email to the reference provider, politely requesting a letter of reference and offering a secure link to the RAPS website where a letter can be uploaded quickly and easily. Wherever possible, letters should be uploaded in the online system. If this is not possible, the applicant should refer the reference provider or dossier service to the following address:

Lecturer in Spanish Search Committee
Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures
Columbia University
612 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027

After completing the “Provide References” screens, the applicant will come to the “Attach Documents” screen and be asked to upload into RAPS the required application materials listed above. The completion of the application process in RAPS is indicated by a confirmation number, which the applicant should retain.

Proposed Start Date 07/01/2020
EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Review Begins 11/01/2019
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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    4. Teaching Evaluations
    5. Other Document 1
    6. List of References
    Optional Documents

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