LINGUIST List 11.364

Fri Feb 18 2000

Jobs: Spanish language, Native speakers

Editor for this issue: Jody Huellmantel <>


  1. Spanish Department, Spanish language instruction - Rice University
  2. Andrea Bloom, Freelance linguists/native speakers

Message 1: Spanish language instruction - Rice University

Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 14:49:03 -0600
From: Spanish Department <>
Subject: Spanish language instruction - Rice University

Rice University seeks to hire several specialists in content-based Spanish
language instruction to teach language courses and to develop solid courses
in the following content areas: business/industrial, legal, and
science/engineering. Candidates should be familiar with ACTFL national
standards and be versed in proficiency-oriented teaching. Strong pluses:
experience in multi-media applications and technology-enhanced instruction,
Spanish for heritage learners, OPI certification. Applicants should have at
least near-native fluency, and M.A. degree or equivalent. For appointment
at rank of Lecturer, to begin July 1, 2000; salary commensurate with
credentials and experience; excellent institutional support for
professional development, state-of-the-art facilities. Please send
(postmarked by April 1, 2000) a letter of application, c.v., transcript,
three recent letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio (or sample
syllabi) to Chair, Department of Hispanic & Classical Studies, Rice
University MS-34, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251-1892.

Rice University is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity in
education and employment. Rice does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national or ethnic origin, age,
disability, or veteran status.

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Beverly Konzem, Department Coordinator
Department of Hispanic and Classical Studies
Rice University
(713)348-5451 / FAX (713)348-4863

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Message 2: Freelance linguists/native speakers

Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 17:41:02 +0100
From: Andrea Bloom <>
Subject: Freelance linguists/native speakers

We are seeking professional linguists on a freelance basis who are
native speakers of the following languages: KOREAN, RUSSIAN, ARABIC,
(Singapore), CANTONESE. This is for projects for brand names,
taglines, and other marketing material a large translation company. We
prefer evaluators who are located in their native countries, but if
you're not, please contact us anyway. The projects entail completing a
questionnaire about proposed names etc, using your expertise about your
native language and culture. It is helpful if you like to think
creatively and are interested in all aspects of language. We pay on a
per job/hourly basis. If you are interested, please email me your
resume, and contact me with any questions: We will
require a sample questionnaire to be filled out, so that we can assess
the quality of your work.

If you would like more information about our company, please go to our

Andrea Bloom
Project Manager, Global Direct Media
tel 415.546.6885 x 148
fax 415.495.4926
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