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LINGUIST List 21.3800

Tue Sep 28 2010

Jobs: Romance Ling (French and/or Spanish): Full Prof, U of Tennessee

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        1.    Ingrid Mcmillan, Romance Linguistics (French and/or Spanish): Full Professor, University of Tennessee, TN, USA

Message 1: Romance Linguistics (French and/or Spanish): Full Professor, University of Tennessee, TN, USA
Date: 27-Sep-2010
From: Ingrid Mcmillan <imcmilleutk.edu>
Subject: Romance Linguistics (French and/or Spanish): Full Professor, University of Tennessee, TN, USA
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University or Organization: University of Tennessee
Department: Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Tennessee, USA
Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Romance Linguistics (French and/or Spanish)

Required Language(s): Romance

Description:

The Forrest and Patsy Shumway Chair of Excellence in Romance Languages,
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Title: Professor
Starting Date: August 1, 2011

The faculty of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures (MFLL) seeks an
internationally recognized full professor in Romance linguistics (French
and/or Spanish) to fill this position beginning in Fall 2011, with
specialization in one or more of the following areas: translation studies;
dialectology; comparative linguistics; sociolinguistics; or another related
field. Advanced associate professors with the credentials for promotion
will also be considered. The position involves teaching advanced
undergraduate and graduate courses, developing and guiding collaborative
research activities, participating in the intellectual and creative
leadership of the Department, and attracting outstanding graduate students
and faculty to MFLL. In addition, the Shumway Chair will foster linkages
with other programs and centers in linguistics and related fields as a
means of creating opportunities for the professional development and growth
of our students and faculty.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Romance Languages, French or Spanish, or
a related field, with primary teaching and research concentration in one or
more of the following areas: translation studies; dialectology; comparative
linguistics; sociolinguistics; or another related field. Native-level
competence in English and either French or Spanish. Candidates will have a
distinguished publication and teaching record in their field.

Preferred Qualifications: Linguistic and scholarly competencies that bridge
French and Spanish areas of overlapping interest are especially welcome, as
is a successful track record in obtaining external funds for research
and/or curriculum development. Professional expertise that will contribute
to the growth and development of some or all of the University's
interdisciplinary programs in Africana and Diaspora Studies, Cinema
Studies, Comparative Literatures, Global Studies, Latin American Studies,
Linguistics and Women's Studies. Scholarly and teaching interests that
extend beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment
programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national
origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Deadline: The position will be open until filled; however, for full
consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, current
curriculum vitae, and addresses and contact information for three
references by December 10, 2010, to the address below. Direct inquiries to
mfllutk.edu.

Application Deadline: 10-Dec-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Shumway Chair Search Committee
Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures Department
701 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
USA
Contact Information:
Shumway Chair Search Committee
Email: mfllutk.edu

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