Lecturer/Senior Lecturer of Portuguese

Posted on May 16, 2021

Cornell University, Romance Studies

Ithaca, NY  |  #academic


The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University seeks to hire a Lecturers/Senior Lecturer (rank will depend on experience) to teach all levels of Portuguese language.

This is a full-time renewable appointment contingent upon a successful review.

Teaching load is 6 courses per year of elementary through advanced language courses.

Candidates should hold an MA or PhD in Portuguese, Second Language Acquisition, or related field.

Preference will be given to candidates with strong evidence of excellence in language teaching at the university level.

English and Portuguese native-equivalent fluency is required.

Candidates should apply online at https://academicjobsonline.org/.

The deadline for application is March 31, 2021.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity, two sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation.

We also encourage applicants to address in their cover letter any experience in TA training and course coordination.

The search committee may request an unedited teaching video of a full-length Portuguese language class from selected candidates before advancing to the interview stage.

We expect to hold all interviews over Zoom.

Visa expedition funds are not available for this position.

The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders.

We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage.

We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

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