Help improve how millions of people learn Spanish on Duolingo.
We are looking for a talented Spanish language expert with an innovator’s mindset regarding language teaching. You will be part of our new initiative to reimagine and revamp Duolingo courses, and you will bring a vision of new directions for teaching Spanish with technology. You will join Duolingo’s learning sciences team and be part of advancing Duolingo’s mission through research-based practices. Join Duolingo to feel empowered as an educator, affecting how millions of people learn.
This is an open rank position. We will consider candidates from recent PhD graduates to more senior candidates with years of work experience. The job rank will be adjusted accordingly. This role is based in Pittsburgh, PA.
Work side by side with talented learning scientists, curriculum experts, designers, engineers, and product managers to bring research-informed product features to life
Help design curricula and specific content for Duolingo Spanish courses
Help create assessment tools to measure how Duolingo users learn
Provide Spanish-related support to multiple teams
Guide product development to support teaching a variety of languages
PhD in Spanish, SLA, linguistics, or a related field
Native or near-native proficiency in Latin American Spanish
Experience teaching Spanish as a second language
Experience creating language curricula
Familiarity with the principles of second language acquisition and teaching
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
Ability to relocate to Pittsburgh, PA
A desire to make the world a better place through technology
Exceptional candidates will have:
Project management experience
Experience supervising others
Experience creating language assessments
At least basic proficiency in French, German, Italian, Chinese, or Japanese