LINGUIST List 32.911

Fri Mar 12 2021

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Instructor, Arizona State University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 12-Mar-2021
From: Spino <>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Instructor, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: Arizona State University
Department: School of International Letters and Cultures
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Instructor in Spanish

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications at the rank of Instructor in the area of Spanish to begin August 2021. This is a non-tenure track position.

Job Responsibilities:
- Teach lower-division courses in Spanish curriculum, online, in-person, and/or hybrid,
- Hold office hours, and
- Work closely with the program director and coordinators to prepare class materials and assignments.
- Depending on areas of expertise and need, the candidate may teach upper-division/heritage language/content courses

Required Qualifications:
- M.A. in Spanish, applied linguistics, linguistics, or related field, by time of appointment;
- Three years’ experience in higher education teaching Spanish language courses, and evidence of effective teaching (including online);
- Familiarity with second language acquisition-based pedagogical strategies that include proficiency-based approaches to teaching Spanish and the ACTFL proficiency standards;
- Native/near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English;
- Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion among diverse student populations

Preferred Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in Spanish or related field by time of appointment; demonstrated proficiency in appropriate technologies in language instruction;
- Experience with outreach to diverse communities;
- Training in heritage language teaching;
- Ability to teach upper-division coursework within our current curriculum.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach:
- CV;
- Cover letter outlining how the applicant's experiences fit the qualifications listed above;
- Language teaching philosophy statement;
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative and sample of qualitative data from teaching evaluations);
- A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; and
- Contact information for 3 references

To apply, please visit the application link below.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Questions or concerns can be directed to SILC HR at the contact information below.

Application Deadline: 26-Apr-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

Page Updated: 12-Mar-2021