Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Global Languages

Position ID:MIT-Global Languages-SP_LEC_AY24 [#24946]
Position Title: Lecturer in Spanish
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States Minor Outlying Islands [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Language Instruction
Spanish / Second Language Acquisition
Appl Deadline:2023/09/01 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2023/06/05, finished 2024/03/02, listed until 2023/09/01)
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Lecturer in Spanish


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Global Languages unit, invites applications for one full-time position as a Lecturer in Spanish. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2024, with the possibility of indefinite renewals based on favorable performance reviews. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching six Spanish language (undergraduate-level) sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for Spanish language instruction, student advising, and other program duties.


Candidates must have:


·      A minimum of a Master’s Degree in either Spanish or a related field such as Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Second Language Acquisition, or Applied Linguistics;

·      Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Spanish and English;

·      A minimum of three years of post-degree (M.A.) teaching experience in a North American institution of higher education;

·      A record of demonstrated excellence in teaching;

·      A minimum of three years demonstrated experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital); and

·      A record of on-going professional engagement and development.


Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV clearly showing requisite qualifications, a sample syllabus, and a sample of materials development (not to exceed 25 pages). Candidates selected for an interview will be requested to submit three letters of recommendation and a 20-minute recorded teaching demonstration.


All materials should be submitted no later than September 1, 2023, via Academic Jobs Online:

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. 

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MIT Global Languages
77 Massachusetts Ave. 14N-305
Cambridge, MA 02139