Spanish Adjunct

Position summary:

The College of Arts and Science at Washington State University Vancouver is looking for Adjunct Faculty with an interest in teaching one or more courses in their areas of expertise for the Spring 2022 semester.


Appointment and Instruction Dates: The appointment is effective January 1 through May 15, 2022. Instruction begins on Monday, January 10, 2022 and the last day of instruction is Tuesday, May 10, 2022.


Course Materials: Access to course materials will be provided.


Mode: Course is taught in-person, on the WSU Vancouver campus.


Spring 2022 Adjunct Faculty positions: We are seeking faculty applicants to teach the following courses.


Course: Spanish 105 (1 lecture credit): Elementary Spanish conversation. Supplementary conversational course. Design speaking & listening activities centered around the vocabulary and grammar structures taught in second-semester Spanish.

Class Meeting Times: Tuesdays: 2:55-3:45p

Expected Enrollment: 10 students


Course: Spanish 205/305 (1 lecture credit): Intermediate Spanish conversation. Supplementary conversational course. Design speaking & listening activities centered around the vocabulary and grammar structures taught in intermediate/upper-intermediate Spanish courses.

Class Meeting Times: Tuesdays: 12:05-12:55p


COVID-19 Vaccine Information

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccination status or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified prior to hire. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.

Expected Enrollment: 12 students

Minimum requirements:

Required: Candidates must possess at least a Master’s degree in Spanish, or be a native or heritage speaker of the language with a BS/BA or higher in any field. Documented experience successfully teaching Spanish to beginning/intermediate students. Availability to instruct both sections.

Additional requirements:

Familiarity with Canvas. Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations.

Pay per one credit hour: $1,535 (MS/MA) or $1,608 (PhD/MFA)
To apply:

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Interested applicants should send the following items via email to: Diego Murillo –

1) a cover letter discussing training and experience as related to the required and preferred qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) contact information for three references, one of whom should be a former student, and 4) two evaluations of past teaching experience if available.

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