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30 May 2018

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is a top-ranked university in India with a sixty-year old legacy.

Over 28,000 students from 57 different countries live and learn at MAHE, which is situated in the picturesque South Karnataka region, along the Arabian Sea coast and in the foothills of the UNESCO world heritage site of the Western Ghats. The position of Spanish language instructor is offered by the Department of European Studies, which since 2009, has established itself as the foremost institute in India for multidisciplinary studies on Europe and European Union Institutions.

Through its unit, the Centre for Foreign Languages, the Department has been actively involved in developing innovative academic programs and projects in the domain of foreign language learning and teaching in India. Keeping in mind the enormous interest in and potential of the field in India, we present exciting opportunities to highly motivated candidates who have completed their Master studies in Spanish language (as foreign language/literature) and are keen to acquire an international professional experience in a well-established higher education institution. The duration of the assignment is for a minimum period of 10 months (in exceptional cases, a shorter period can be considered). Candidates can look forward to an international work environment presenting rich opportunities for learning, developing professional skillsets, and networking alongside well-equipped living and recreational facilities.

The assignment

Consists of:

  1. Teaching Spanish, up to 12-15  hours per week, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, to learners of varying levels (A1-B2) and age groups (above 17 years)
  2. Organizing cultural activities and events at the Centre for Foreign Languages
  3. Assisting in documentation and report-writing.


  • Study Level: Master Degree
  • Spanish Language Studies/ Teaching Spanish as foreign language/ Spanish literatur
  • English at B2 fluency level, with good communication skills
  • High levels of motivation and self-drive
  • Ability to work in teams in multicultural environments

*Previous Teaching experience will be preferred but not compulsory

Length of Contract: One Year 
No. of Positions : One


We, at DES, strongly believe in fostering individual growth and encouraging the career trajectories of young graduates. We provide you a dynamic and congenial international work environment for furthering your academic research interests and administrative skills. We offer a competitive salary complete with health insurance and accommodation support.

Learning outcome through the project

  • Teaching experience in a reputed higher education setting in India
  • Enhancement of knowledge of subject area via interactions/events/projects involving other instructors, experts, academics, institutional partners etc.
  • Ability to work in culturally diverse, international teams

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