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Sch Lang, Culture & Soc (CLA)

Position Title

Job Title
Instructor Pool – 2024/2025: Spanish

Appointment Type
Academic Faculty

Job Location

Benefits Eligible
Dependent: Hours Worked/Duration

Remote or Hybrid option?

Job Summary

World Languages and Cultures (WLC) in the School of Language, Culture, and Society invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Spanish Instructor positions for the 2024-2025 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Director.
Instructors may be needed to teach 1 to 4 on-campus or Ecampus undergraduate courses in Spanish.

The primary mission of the OSU WLC program is undergraduate education. The program offers a BA degree with majors and minors in Spanish, French, and German, and a minor in Asian Language and Culture with a concentration in Chinese or Japanese. Courses are also offered in Italian. The faculty includes 30 members with areas of specialization in languages, cultures and literatures.

The School of Language, Culture, and Society includes Anthropology; Ethnic Studies; World Languages and Cultures; and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Studies. The School has a central focus on global justice with emphases in social and environment justice, food insecurity, and Latino/a studies.

Why OSU?

Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!

Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We don’t wait for challenges to present themselves – we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.


Top 1.4% university in the world
More research funding than all public universities in Oregon combined
1 of 3 land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the U.S.
2 campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, and Extension programs in all 36 counties
7 cultural resource centers that offer education, celebration and belonging for everyone
100+ undergraduate degree programs, 80+ graduate degrees plus hundreds of minor options and certificates
35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
217k+ alumni worldwide
For more interesting facts about OSU visit:


Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State’s beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America’s best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Total Rewards Package:
Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
Retirement savings paid by the university.
A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.

Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.

Key Responsibilities

100% Instruction:
Will administer and teach undergraduate courses in Spanish. Hold regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum.

What You Will Need

MA or MAT in Spanish, Education, or a related field.

Evidence of teaching Spanish or related field at the college and/or university level.

Native or near-native proficiency in English and Spanish.

Availability on short notice.

Evident commitment to educational equity.

What We Would Like You to Have

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Pay Method

Pay Period
1st through the last day of the month

Pay Date
Last working day of the month

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with skills, education and experience.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies

Anticipated Appointment Begin Date

Anticipated Appointment End Date

Posting Date

Full Consideration Date

Closing Date

Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search
Competitive / External – open to ALL qualified applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be considered throughout the 2024-2025 academic year.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) Curriculum Vitae ; and

2) Cover Letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position; and

3) Evidence of teaching excellence, such as student, peer or mentor evaluations (Upload as Statement of Teaching).

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information, please contact:
Karen Mills

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community

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