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Instructor, Spanish Language

Dalhousie University

The Department of Spanish & Latin American Studies at Dalhousie University invites applications from junior academics for a two-year early-career teaching position, at the Instructor rank, effective July 1, 2020. The Instructor will be expected to teach courses in Spanish language at all levels and to develop online Spanish language courses.

Applicants should have a PhD in Spanish; however, applicants with an MA degree may also be considered on an individual basis. Native or native-equivalent command of Spanish and English, as well as expertise in teaching the Spanish language at the undergraduate level, are required. Experience with developing and teaching online language courses is preferred. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills.

Applications will be accepted until April 15th, 2020 and must include the following:

- An up-to-date curriculum vitae
- A cover letter
- List of referees
- A statement of teaching interests and philosophy
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness

The position is subject to budgetary approval.

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Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs in 13 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia, which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted historical African Canadian community, and an increasingly diverse population. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic body of students, faculty, and staff arranged into upwards of twenty programs and departments, many offering graduate degrees.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit