Lecturer, Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies (Spanish)
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK
Requisition: req3760

Open Date: 1/24/2019

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Studies at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a one year term appointment in Spanish at the rank of Lecturer. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will teach six three credit unit courses per year at various levels of Spanish language. Research and teaching interest could include Translation Studies, Latin American Indigenous Literature and Culture, Gender Studies or Postcolonial Studies. He/she will also be expected to contribute to the administrative duties and to the scholarly and artistic work activities of the department.

The Department comprises French and Spanish as well as German, Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic, and is housed in the College of Arts & Science which offers a dynamic combination of programs in the Humanities and Fine Arts, the Social Sciences and the Sciences. There are over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 295 faculty, including 10 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, scholarly and artistic work, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

The successful candidate will have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English, and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching Spanish classes of various levels. A Ph.D. in Spanish is required. Experience and expertise in the use of computer-based language instruction will be considered an asset.

Salary and Benefits

Salary band for this position is Lecturer: $77,613 to $115,245

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the Department Head and forward their CV, teaching evaluations and a statement of their philosophy of teaching to:

Dr. Julio Torres-Recinos, Acting Head

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

9 Campus Drive

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A5

Phone: 306.966.5681 Fax: 306.966.5782

Email: julio.torres@usask.ca cc to carla.schulz@usask.ca

Electronic submission of documents is preferred. The Department will accept applications until the position is filled but consideration of candidates will begin on April 1st, 2019 with provisional plans for online interviews during the first week of May, 2019.