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LINGUIST List 23.3987

Wed Sep 26 2012

Jobs: Portuguese; Spanish; General Ling: Chair of Department, The Ohio State U

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Sep-2012
From: Melodie McGrothers <mcgrothers.1osu.edu>
Subject: Portuguese; Spanish; General Linguistics: Chair of Department, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA
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University or Organization: The Ohio State University
Department: Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Web Address: http://sppo.osu.edu
Job Rank: Chair of Department

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The Ohio State University
invites applications and nominations for the position of tenured Full or
Associate Professor of Spanish and/or Portuguese and Department Chair, to
begin July 1, 2013. The field of specialization is open. Candidates should
demonstrate a distinguished record of scholarship and an international
reputation, excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate
levels, and a strong commitment to interdisciplinarity.

Successful candidates should have considerable administrative experience,
the ability to work across disciplines, and the vision to lead a thriving
multidisciplinary department at a Research I university. With a faculty of
close to 30 and over 60 graduate students and 35 lecturers, the department
is one of the largest and most successful in the field, with an extensive
curriculum in languages (Spanish, Portuguese, and now Quechua), and
innovative specializations in Hispanic Linguistics, Latin American cultures
and literatures, and Iberian Studies. It offers robust B.A. programs in
Spanish and in Portuguese and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Spanish. Its new
graduate program in Portuguese will be launched Autumn 2013.

The university is home to an excellent Title VI Center for Latin American
Studies, which offers and interdisciplinary MA in Latin American Studies;
and the Department houses the Latino Studies Program, which offers a minor
and a graduate specialization. In addition, the university has a top-20
research library, which holds over a million volumes relating to the fields
covered by the Department.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the
names of three references to Sebastian Knowles, at the application mailing
address below. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2012.
Website: http://sppo.osu.edu/.

To build a diverse workforce, The Ohio State University encourages
applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and
women. EEO/AA Employer.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
SPPO Chair Search Comm Coord Sebastian Knowles
College of Arts & Sciences
114 University Hall
230 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
USA
Contact Information:
Fiscal/HR Manager Melodie McGrothers
Email: mcgrothers.1osu.edu

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