Romance Languages Lecturer in Portuguese

University of Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 21, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Romance Languages invites applications for a full-time one-year appointment (non-tenure track) as Lecturer in Portuguese to teach six courses per year in a growing Portuguese program. Possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and approval of the Dean. Primary responsibilities include teaching language and culture courses, and on occasion, courses in literature. Native or near-native fluency in Portuguese and English are required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching, and experience teaching all levels of language and culture at the university level. ABD required, Ph.D. preferred.

Candidates should apply online at

 Please submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, summary sheets of student evaluations, and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. We also encourage applicants to upload evidence of excellence in teaching such as a teaching portfolio including if available:  1) teaching evaluations, 2) sample syllabi, assignments and assessments, etc., and 3) statement of professional development.  The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


The Department of Romance Languages is strongly committed to Penns Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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