Part-Time Lecturer, Modern Languages (Pool)

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Job description

Job ID: 35109
Location: Modern Languages

Position Description

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages anticipates part-time lecturer (PTL) openings in French and Spanish for the summer ’18, fall ’18, and spring ’19 semesters. The successful candidate will teach either first (121), second (122), or third (123) semester French or Spanish. Candidates must demonstrate near-native fluency in French or Spanish, and English. An understanding of modern communicative approaches to language teaching and high-impact teaching practices, including integrated performance assessment and task-based proficiency-oriented instruction is highly desirable.

Preferred qualifications include: MA in French or Spanish or closely related field, prior experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching French or Spanish to college-level learners, experience with current classroom technologies and online learning platforms.

Applicants must apply on-line at and attach one document containing a letter of application, current vitae, transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment), and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

How to apply

To apply for this position click here.  You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the “Submit” button. Detailed instructions are available at in the “My Career Tools” section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM on the deadline date. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.


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Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street – Louisville, Kentucky 40208. If you have any questions or problems please contact, Center for Faculty Personnel – or by phone 502-852-5301

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6542 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses.