The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Yale University invites applicants for multiple full-time and part-time teaching positions as Lector or Senior Lector I of Spanish, to begin August 2021 or January 2022. The initial appointment will be for one year or one semester, with the possibility of renewal depending on successful performance and ongoing curricular need.
Responsibilities consist of teaching up to three courses per semester of basic and intermediate-level language courses and developing innovative teaching materials in the context of communicative and post-communicative teaching methods.
The successful candidate(s) will have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English, teaching experience showing a strong commitment to language teaching in a humanistic context, with significant training in Second Language Acquisition methodology/pedagogy. Candidates with interest in emerging pedagogical fields, with innovative approaches to teaching in cross-disciplinary contexts, and digital literacy, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Required application materials are: a letter of application; a current curriculum vitae; a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; a video sample of a class in Spanish that you have taught or are teaching (strongly recommended); three letters of recommendation; 1-2 years of recent teaching evaluations; and university transcript(s).
Review of applications will begin on April 19, 2021 and will continue until the position(s) are filled. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by May 16, 2021 to http://apply.interfolio.com/86127.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Lectors in Spanish and Portuguese are encouraged to participate in the wide range of professional development opportunities offered through the department, the Center for Language Study, the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office. Those teaching at least three courses per academic year will be eligible for Yale’s generous package of benefits, including health coverage.
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