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Lecturer in Spanish
Smith College

  • Feb. 16, 2017
  • Lecturer in Spanish
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Smith College
    Northampton, MA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • July 2017
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures
    Ethnic/Multicultural Studies
    Humanities - General
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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Smith College invites applications for a one-year lecturer position in Spanish Language Instruction, to begin July 2017. The position is a full time appointment with full benefits. The lecturer will teach five Spanish language classes per year, at the beginning and intermediate levels, and participate in curriculum development. Applicants must have a native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, a Ph.D. or ABD status, a commitment to excellence in teaching and to communicative language pedagogy, as well as experience teaching Spanish at all levels.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Department of Spanish and Portuguese can be found at

Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin March 15th.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • Smith College is a women’s college enrolling 2,600 undergraduates and is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer encouraging excellence through diversity.

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