Open Faculty Positions 2019

The Instituto de Idiomas of Universidad del Norte invites applications for full-time faculty positions in the Spanish Department beginning July 1, 2019Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and curriculum and assessment development.


Spanish Department


Number of positions: 2


Title:  Doctor in Applied Linguistics, Literacy, or Education 



Minimal Qualifications: 

The successful candidate holds a doctoral degree or will have one prior to beginning the appointment. The candidate should preferably show interest in research areas such as language theories, language learning theories discourse analysisacademic literacy development, and assessment of Spanish. The candidate should have teaching experience in higher education. International experience is a plus. The candidate should also demonstrate experience in project development or collaboration with research groups or research centers within and/or outside Colombia. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the positions are filled.

Contract and salary:

Appointments will be at the assistant or untenured professor level. The salary is commensurate to accredited experience, the C.V. and the standards of the University. 

Required documentation: 

1. Cover letter. The letter must expressly state what the candidate's contribution to the Spanish  Department of the Universidad del Norte would be.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. Copies of university diplomas in the original language (undergraduate, mastersPhD). Equivalences and official translations of qualifications will be requestedat a later stage.
4. Certificate of advanced level in a foreign language(Spanish, English, German, and French preferable).
5. Certificates of employment or equivalent.
6. (Spanish Department positions only).  A syllabus for an academic basic level, undergraduate Spanish course.The syllabus should be approximately 2 pages, and designed for this call.


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Please send your documents to:

Spanish Department Director: Nayibe Rosado ( with the subject line: Spanish Department Open Faculty Positions 2019