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Spanish Language Lecturer/Coordinator (2020-2021 AY)

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 7th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Apr 6, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 7, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applications for a language lecturer with experience in coordinating language courses. The ideal candidate will teach six language courses (75% Lecturer) per year and oversee the Spanish basic language program (25% Academic Coordinator). Applicants will be expected to organize a series of second year content-based courses from our curriculum. The full list of courses offered by the department can be found in the online course catalogue: Applicants will be expected to teach some of these classes per quarter.

The candidate would be responsible for coordinating the Spanish language curriculum, supervising Spanish language instructors, evaluating language levels for students, creating and updating syllabi for each of the classes, creating exams, quizzes and other methodological instruments of evaluation, and promoting the study of Spanish on campus.

Ph.D. in Spanish Literature, Second Language Acquisition, or Linguistics required by time of appointment or an MA with equivalent experience. Applicants must have native or near native proficiency in Spanish. Candidates with expertise in bilingual education, Spanish for heritage speakers, and border literacies are preferred. Outstanding teaching evaluations and experience supervising Spanish language programs are required. Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required prior to and through the employment period (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Applicants are asked to submit applications using UC San Diego’s online Recruit web page:

Applications completed by the first review date will receive full consideration.

UC San Diego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Three Sample Syllabi

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Teaching Statement

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required