Spanish Learning Expert, MA

Use your creativity to help millions of people learn languages.

We are searching for a talented Spanish language expert with a creative flair and innovative perspectives on language teaching. If you are every student's favorite teacher, we are looking for you! You will be part of our new initiatives to reimagine how Duolingo teaches languages with technology, and your specific area of focus will be teaching Spanish. You will join Duolingo's team of learning specialists, who have expertise in linguistics, curriculum development, and language research, to support our efforts to advance Duolingo's mission through creative and evidence-based teaching. Join Duolingo to use your language skills, pedagogical sensitivities, and creative instincts to help millions of people learn.

Responsibilities:
  • Work side by side with talented learning experts, creative producers, designers, engineers, and product managers to bring new product features to life
  • Help conceptualize new features that will teach languages in a fun and quirky way
  • Use your pedagogical expertise to develop creative course content in Spanish
  • Help review and adapt Spanish content to make it appropriate for different levels of student proficiency

Requirements:
  • MA in Spanish, SLA, linguistics, cognitive psychology, education, or a related field
  • Native proficiency in Latin American Spanish
  • Experience teaching Spanish as a second language
  • Demonstrated creative track record (e.g., creative writing, podcast, YouTube videos, screenplays, literary translation, etc.)
  • Good creative instincts and a sense of humor
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • A desire to make the world a better place through technology
  • Ability to relocate to Pittsburgh, PA

Exceptional candidates will have:
  • PhD in Spanish or a related field

Learn more about some of our benefits at the bottom of this page! Here is a sample:
  • Competitive salaries and generous equity
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 20 days of paid time off 
  • 401(k) with generous match
  • Flexible hours

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