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Spanish Language Lecturer (2020-2021 AY)

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 27th, 2020

Last review date: Wednesday, Jun 17, 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: Thursday, May 27, 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 teaching Spanish language courses. Applicants will be expected to teach second year content-based courses from our curriculum, may be including our classes for heritage speakers. 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 working closely with the Spanish Language Coordinator and Spanish section head in 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.

Applicants must have 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, border literacies, and technology in the classroom are preferred. Outstanding teaching evaluations and experience working with Spanish language TA’s 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).

Review date: 6/17/2020

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

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.

Job location

La Jolla, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Three Sample Syllabi

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Teaching Statement

  • Contributions to Diversity Description - 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