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LINGUIST List 21.2129

Thu May 06 2010

Jobs: Brazilian Portuguese/Applied Ling: Instructor, U of South Florida

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        1.    Tom Rogers, Brazilian Portuguese; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, University of South Florida, USA

Message 1: Brazilian Portuguese; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, University of South Florida, USA
Date: 05-May-2010
From: Tom Rogers <tmroger3cas.usf.edu>
Subject: Brazilian Portuguese; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, University of South Florida, USA
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University or Organization: University of South Florida
Department: World Languages Department
Job Location: Florida, USA
Web Address: http://www.cas.usf.edu/languages/
Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)

Description:

The World Languages Department at the University of South Florida seeks
applicants for a full time Instructor of Brazilian Portuguese to begin
August 7, 2010. The position is a 9 month, full time, non-tenure track,
with potential additional responsibilities for service related to lower
division instruction. USF offers a first class benefits package that
includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options,
tuition program, generous leave programs and much more. Salary for this
position is 36,000 annually.

Responsibilities: Teach Portuguese language at all levels and undergraduate
Linguistic courses. This position will be teaching intensive, with 4 plus 4
teaching loads or the equivalent

Qualifications:
Minimum: M.A. in relevant field. The successful candidate will demonstrate
excellence in classroom teaching and will also be a native speaker of
Brazilian Portuguese with a full command of English. Experience teaching
Portuguese at the university level, demonstrated interest and commitment to
undergraduate education in an interdisciplinary environment. Excellent
written and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred:
Abilities to develop a coherent program of instruction in Portuguese and
demonstrated ability to work well with others, as the Department will be
cooperating with the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the
Caribbean to develop Brazilian Studies at the University, and this
individual will play an important role in that effort.

To Apply:
Dossiers must be complete and received by May 18th, 2010.

To ensure full consideration for the position, submit a letter of
application, current resume or vita, official transcripts conferring MA in
relevant field, sample student evaluations, and three letters of
professional reference no later than May 18, 2010.

Applications for this position are only accepted online at the application
URL below. Please follow instructions for applying for a faculty position.
Only required information indicated with an asterisk are required. All
documents listed above must be uploaded to the online application system
with the exception of official graduate transcript and letters of
recommendation which can be mailed and received by May 18, 2010 at the
address below.

SACS accredited, USF is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. Women and
minorities are especially encouraged to apply. According to Florida law,
applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For
disability accommodations, please contact Tom Rogers at (813) 974-5510 at
least five days before anticipated need.

Application Deadline: 18-May-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Tom Rogers
University of South Florida CPR 107
4202 E. Fowler Ave CPR 107
Tampa, FL 33620
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://employment.usf.edu
Contact Information:
Tom Rogers
Email: tmroger3cas.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-5510
Fax: 813-974-3265
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