Instructor of Spanish, Non-Tenure Track

Faculty Boston, Massachusetts


The Department of History, Language, and Global Culture invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Instructor of Spanish for July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in beginning and intermediate Spanish, as well as more advanced courses dealing with translation, Spanish for the professions, and the literature and culture of Spain and Latin America. Faculty responsibilities for this position include teaching a 4/4 load for the academic year, with courses primarily at the beginning and intermediate level; coordinating Suffolk’s beginning and intermediate Spanish courses to ensure consistency among the various sections; and contributing a modest amount of service to the department and the university through committee membership, student advising, and attending certain departmental events. Preference will be given to candidates who have a PhD in Spanish literature and/or culture, although candidates who have not yet completed the terminal degree will also be considered.  

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: letter of application; CV; graduate transcripts; statement of teaching philosophy; sampling of course syllabi and recent student evaluations; and contact information for three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in downtown Boston, and is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. To learn more about Suffolk University and the HLGC department, visit our website at 


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